About LEE Chamberlin

We Engineer to Serve.

Serving clients, building relationships, and bettering communities throughout Iowa has always been our priority. Solving the problems of our clients is what drives us, and our civil engineering services are geared towards engineering great outcomes and creating long-lasting solutions to every project.

At LEE Chamberlin, we work to provide for our employees so that they can grow both as a professional and as a person. We value the different experiences and backgrounds and embrace them in our mission to serve the people and communities of Iowa.

With our all-encompassing experience and services, we are the reliable choice when you’re lookng to complete any civil engineering or land surveying project. No matter who you are, we engineer to serve you.

Our Expertise

LEE Chamberlin Consultant Engineers specializes in providing comprehensive planning, design, and construction services to any private or public sector civil engineering project. Our philosophy is to integrate both design and construction into a centralized project management approach, reducing the time and costs required to complete a project and relieving our client of coordinating the efforts.

Mark Lee, the owner of LEE Chamberlin, is a senior entrepreneurial engineer and land surveyor with more than 30 years of experience managing projects and providing professional recommendations. His experience as an Iowa DOT project manager, a city engineer, a county engineer, and a consultant provides our company with the flexibility to adapt to nearly any project requirement. Our consultant engineers are unique in the land development industry in our ability to provide effective, flexible, and comprehensive service to our clients and create permanent solutions.

Meet Our Civil Engineering Team

Mark L. Lee P.E., P.L.S.

Mark founded LEE Chamberlin after over a decade of experience in different professional engineering roles. Being a results-oriented achiever, he has the ability to design and successfully implement economic solutions for a variety of different markets.

He is a strong leader with the ability to monitor, update, and successfully meet construction schedules and finish at or under budget. While off the job, Mark’s personal life is full of many blessings including his wife, children, grandchildren, and a great church family, which he supports actively in youth ministry and foreign country missions.
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Rob Hochstetler, P.E.
Civil Engineer

As a licensed Professional Engineer since 2003, Rob Hochstetler has been responsible for a diverse range of projects throughout his time as a civil engineer. After obtaining a Bachelor of Science from Iowa State University in 1998, Rob started building up over 20 years of experience as a civil engineer with multiple engineering firms across Iowa.

Rob’s primary focus throughout his career has been on water resources which includes computer storm water modeling, drainage reports, design of water detention basins, and much more. While he enjoys focusing on water resources, Rob also does a little bit of everything here at LEE Chamberlin and has been involved with the design of multi-family housing developments and various municipal projects that have immensely improved many Central Iowa communities.
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Javier Gimeno Plaza
Senior Civil Engineering Technician

A skilled survey manager, design technician, and engineer, Javier Plaza is a jack of all trades when it comes to the civil engineering business. Javier is originally from Valencia, Spain, and has over 20 years of experience in consultant engineering, construction,

and industrial manufacturing. He started his career pursuing land surveying practices in Spain and eventually found his way to LEE Chamberlin where he keeps our projects right on track by being organized, detail oriented, and adaptable. Javier considers it very important to communicate professionally to understand customer’s needs and to work as a team towards our goals.
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Nathan Beni
CAD Technician
Isaiah Arabe
Engineer in Training

As a recent graduate from Iowa State University, Isaiah comes to Lee Chamberlin ready to learn and excited to gain experience in the field of engineering. Isaiah is originally from Woodridge, Illinois and chose to go to Iowa State to complete his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering.

Outside of work, Isaiah enjoys doing all types of outdoor activities, and he is looking forward to learning all the different tools and software used to create civil engineering projects and working with the LEE Chamberlin team.
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Richard Taylor
CAD & Field Technician

Born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa, Richard Taylor brings 8 years of masonry experience to the LEE Chamberlin team. As both a CAD and field technician, Richard spends a lot of his time out in the field where he enjoys seeing a project from start to finish and 

completing everyday tasks that vary day to day depending on the job. Richard believes that good communications between our office and the field is crucial because being on the same page about proper structures, coordinates, elevations, and attributes of a site is integral to doing our best for our clients.
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Justin Stover
Survey Technician
Meredith Coon
Administrative Assistant

Having lived in New York, Missouri, and Iowa, Meredith Coon comes to us with over ten years of administrative experience and an appreciation of working for a small firm that values both teamwork and serving the community. After growing up in Knoxville, Iowa, Meredith went to Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri and preceded to move out to New York where she lived for 7 years.

As her big city experience concluded, she got back to her roots, moved to Iowa, and worked for multiple Des Moines area companies in the administrative field before ending up at LEE Chamberlin. When not at work, Meredith enjoys golfing, researching, and attending live theatre and stand-up comedy.
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Being of part of and serving the communities of Iowa is one of our top priorities. Be sure to come talk to us as we support the Iowa League of Cities and local chambers at events like the Iowa League of Cities 2023 Annual Conference, West Metro Golf Par Tee, and more!

Streamline Your Next Project With Our Consultant Engineers

Contact us to learn more about how LEE Chamberlin can simplify your next project.