Who is EPIQ?

EPIQ Engineering specializes in professional engineering services in the material handling industry including racks, mezzanines, platforms and conveyor systems. We hold PE and SE licenses in almost every state in the US-soon to be all 50. We help our customers succeed by providing services ranging from overstamping to full design and analysis.

Our vision is to be the nations most preferred structural engineering service in the industry.

With our unique backgrounds, we are able to recognize the specific project challenges you’re facing.

Meet the Principal Engineers Behind EPIQ


Jordan Tlumak, P.E.

Owner, Engineer

Jordan is a principal engineering and co-founder at EPIQ Engineering. After graduating from the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, he went straight to work at a structural engineering firm. There he spent 5 years assisting in the analysis and design of building structures, construction coordination, and auditing the quality control of precast concrete plants. He then decided to go into the rapidly growing material handling industry. While working at a systems integrator, he handled everything regarding the structures, including analysis and design, steel detailing, field coordination, and permits.

Certifications and Education:

  • Professional Engineering License
  • AWS, Certified Welding Inspector
  • Structural engineering experience since 2008
  • Material handling industry experience since 2013
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Dave Collins, P.E., S.E.

Owner, Engineer

Dave is a principal engineer and co-founder at Epiq Engineering. Upon graduating with his masters degree from UT Austin, he started working in the material handling industry as a structural engineer. To expand his experience, he changed industries and worked with a consulting firm designing unique buildings located often in international locations. In 2015 he returned to the rapidly growing material handling industry where he earned his P.E and S.E. licenses. Before starting EPIQ, he worked as lead engineer for a systems integrator with projects involving permits, design, analysis and shop and field coordination.

Certifications and Education:

  • Professional Engineering License
  • Structural Engineering License
  • Structural engineering experience since 2010
  • Material handling industry experience since 2010
  • M.S. Structural Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University
  • B.S. Architectural Engineering, Tennessee State University
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Schedule a Call With Us Now, and Let’s Discuss Your Project.

We understand that some engineering firms are hard to get a hold of. This is why we give you the opportunity to schedule a 30-minute call with us to discuss your project. If you would rather talk to us now, feel free to contact us at your own convenience.

It’ll be a friendly, no-pressure call. We’re not salesmen—we’re engineers. Our goal is to help you succeed in your project!

On our call, we’ll discuss:

  • Project Details
  • Scope of Work
  • Timelines
  • Anything else you may need!

“Very easy to work with, approachable over the phone, and very prompt to answer any emails. I truly trust their work.”


Jose A. Jara