About d'Escoto, Inc.

          Our History

Headquartered in Chicago, d'Escoto, Inc. is one of the largest Hispanic-owned program management, construction management and civil engineering firms in the Midwest. Founded in 1972 and incorporated in 1977, d'Escoto, Inc. is a professional business enterprise offering multi-disciplinary construction services to public and private clients. With over 45 years of experience, d'Escoto, Inc. has developed a reputation for providing superior quality services at the highest technical level.

d'Escoto, Inc.'s staff consists of professional engineers, licensed architects, PMP certified and LEED accredited project managers, cost estimators, project schedulers, resident engineers and construction inspectors. Along with an extensive body of knowledge, skill and experience in all phases of design and construction, our professional personnel are proficient in various scheduling, word processing, and transportation design and graphics programs. In addition, we utilize systems and software tools, which allow us to gather, store and manipulate data creatively and efficiently to help meet our clients' design, schedule and cost objectives.

Prequalifications and Certifications

Certified Minority/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (MBE/DBE) with the following agencies:

  • City of Chicago (DBE)
  • Cook County (MBE)
  • Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council (CMSDC) (MBE)
  • State of Illinois Central Management Services (BEP) (MBE)
  • State of Indiana (DBE, MBE)
  • State of Iowa (DBE)
  • State of Wisconsin (DBE, MBE)




    d'Escoto is prequalified with the following agencies:

    Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT):

  • Airports (Construction Inspection)
  • Highways (Freeways)
  • Highways (Roads and Streets)
  • Hydraulic Reports (Waterways: Complex)
  • Hydraulic Reports (Waterways: Typical)
  • Special Services (Construction Inspection)
  • Special Studies (Location Drainage)



    Midwest Energy Association (MEA):

    Membership #403714

    Southern Company/NICOR Gas:

    Operator Qualification (OQ) Program Approved



    Kane County :

  • Highways and Construction Inspection


    City of Chicago Minority & Disadvantage Business Enterprise NAICS Codes:

  • 541330 Engineering Services
  • 236/237 Construction Management
  • 541310 Architectural Services
  • 541340 Drafting Services
  • 541512 Computer Systems Design
  • 541611 Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • 541990 All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Employment Opportunities

    New Opportunity
    Patrick Engineering / UniversalPegasus / d'Escoto Inc. have immediate openings for field services personnel for a large utility program in the Chicago area. Positions may include Field Administration, Coordination, and Inspection. Experience should include work on gas pipelines in the Chicago metropolitan area as well as experience with site restoration and documentation of pipeline construction. Interested persons can submit their resumes to the following email address: Inspection.Resumes@hii-upi.com Please include "CHICAGO 2016" in the subject heading of your email.

    Open Positions
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    Employee Benefits

    d'Escoto, Inc. recognizes the need for healthy and happy employees and their families. As a socially responsible corporation, d'Escoto, Inc. offers the following benefits:


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      Midwest Energy Association

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      Construction Management Association of America

    • Hispanic American Construction Industry Association

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      Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council

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      National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association

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      City Club of Chicago

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      American Society of Civil Engineers

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      American Council of Engineering Companies


    Ground Hog Club


    Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce


    Illinois Association of Highway Engineers


    American Public Works Association – Chicago Chapter


    Distribution Contractors Association


    National Minority Supplier Development Council


    Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association


    American Gas Association


    American Association of Airport Executives


    Wicker Park / Bucktown Chamber of Commerce


    Women's Transportation Seminar (as part of Annual Sponsorship)