About Epiq

Group 4 (3)

Our Mission

Is to be a leader in the advancement of our industry through extraordinary engineering, innovation, and customer service.

  • Engineering: Design structures for safety, while considering cost effectiveness, fabrication and installation.
  • Innovation: Improve processes by making them more efficient, accurate and appropriate. Anticipate the future of the industry.
  • Customer Service: View serving customers as an end, rather than a means to profit. Address their wants and predict their needs.
Jordan Tlumak, PE
Principal Engineering/Co-Owner

Jordan is a principal engineer 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. In 2013, he 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, PE, SE
Principal Engineering/Co-Owner

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
Jack Wilson, PE
Lead Structural Engineer

Jack is a structural engineer and project manager at Epiq Engineering. After graduating from the University of Tennessee with a master’s degree, he went to work for a structural engineering consulting firm. He spent 3 years obtaining competency in the analysis, design, and detailing of various building systems. He also oversaw the production of contract documents and performed construction administration tasks for conventionally scheduled and phased projects. He then decided to join the rapidly growing material handling industry with Epiq Engineering, where he has analyzed and designed steel storage racks, conveyor support systems, and many other nonbuilding structures.

Certifications and Education:

  • Professional Engineering License
  • Structural Engineering Experience since 2015
  • Material Handling Industry Experience since 2019
  • M.S. Structural Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Blake Diggs, EIT
Structural Engineer

Blake is a structural engineer at Epiq Engineering. After graduating with a bachelors degree in civil engineering from Auburn University, Blake began working as a structural engineer at a Water and Wastewater Treatment firm.  He spent 2 years there analyzing, designing and detailing concrete and steel structures. Blake was also involved in all aspects of the construction process. In 2019 Blake joined Epiq engineering where he has analyzed and designed steel storage racks, conveyor support systems, cranes and many other nonbuilding structures.

Certifications and Education:

  • Structural Engineering Experience Since 2018
  • Material Handling Industry Experience Since 2019
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Auburn University