NorthStar Employee

Neil A. Graber, PE

Title: Senior Engineer

  • Partner in Firm
  • Civil Design Department Manager
  • Vice President
  • Registered Professional Civil Engineer, CA (45194)
  • Partner in Firm


  • ASCE (1984 – Present)
  • APWA (1993 – Present)
  • AOPA (1995 – Present)
  • Butte Flying Club (1988 – Present)

Neil Graber has been employed in the civil engineering profession since his graduation from the CSUC Civil engineering program. Neil received a Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State University, Chico in 1984 and obtained his professional license in 1988. He served 6 years with the California Department of Transportation, Districts 1 and 3, before joining NorthStar Engineering in 1990. During his 6 years at Caltrans, Neil developed a strong technical foundation relative to the development of: Plans, Specifications and Estimate’s (PS&E), hydrology, traffic accident studies, contract specifications and estimates and construction inspection. These experiences have led to the successful development of numerous design, feasibility studies and rehabilitation highway projects for state and local agencies. Throughout his employment at NorthStar Engineering Neil has broadened his expertise to include both large and small commercial development projects ranging from to national commercial developer’s including general growth properties to small local businesses such as CR Bean’s drive through coffee. Neil is currently the manager of the Civil Engineering department at NorthStar Engineering. Using skills developed during his career, his responsibilities include; client relationship, staff training and technical development, management and allocation of staff resources, monitoring of contract budget and time schedules, regular review and guidance of project plan development and quality assurance and quality control. Neil is active in the civil engineering community and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Public Works Association. He is also involved in public organizations and clubs including the Boy Scouts of America and the Butte Flying Club.