Architecture & Engineering

Joe P. Grimes, P.E.
CEO/Principal Engineer

Joe Grimes graduated from Abilene Christian University with a bachelor's degree in Mathematics and then earned his Bachelor's degree in Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington. After receiving his degrees, Joe joined the United States Armed Forces. He served in a number of capacities, culminating with the USAF Reserve flying F105 Thunderchief. As an engineer, architect, and CEO, Joe has experience with most project types and is familiar with all traditional construction techniques as well as non-traditional construction methods, such as compressed earth block, Monolithic concrete domes, insulated concrete forms and many more. Joe and his wife (Jean) of 46 years have resided in the Lubbock, Texas area since 1977. They have two married sons. (Dallas and Melissa & Dillon and Suzy). He also has six grandchildren and is an active pilot in his "down time" with the Angel Flights organization, providing much needed non-emergency flights for those in need of medical attention.

Licensed Professional Engineer; Texas: 48231
Licensed Professional Engineer; New Mexico, 8054
Architect; Texas, 21545
Individual Asbestos Consultant; 10-5422
Lead Abatement Project Designer; 2090006
Lead Risk Assessor; 2070129
LPST Project Manager; CAPM00051
Office: 806-863-2462 EXT306


Michael Otto
Environmental Specialist/Marketing

Michael, a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University, brings over 37 years of management experience to the Environmental department. He is pursuing his Asbestos Inspector, Air Monitoring, and Project Manager’s licenses. Michael is married to his wife of 20 years Helen, and has 5 children and 4 grandchildren. In his spare time he enjoys reading, gardening, and golf.

Asbestos Inspector; 603402, Texas
Asbestos Air Monitor Technician; 706800, Texas
Asbestos Project Manager; 501660, Texas
Office: 806-863-2462x305
Cell: 806-787-8209

Curtis Lambert
Environmental Specialist

Curtis is a graduate of Crosbyton High School and has 35 years in the construction industry. He is one of our environmental technicians. Curtis is married to Teresa and they have 3 grown children and one grandson. They are members of Lone Star Cowboy Church, and he enjoys hunting, fishing, and entering chuck wagon cook-offs.

Asbestos Air Monitor Technician; 70-6758 Texas
Asbestos Inspector; 603398, Texas
Office: 806-863-2462 EXT304
Cell: 806-787-8154

Mick Meech
Mechanical Designer

Mick has 30 plus years in the construction industry as Superintendent and Project Manager. He has completed courses in graphic engineering and process piping at South Plains College and holds various licenses and certificates related to the construction industry. Mick is also working in the environmental department as a lead risk assessor.

Lead Risk Assessor; Texas 2071011
Office: 806-863-2462 x310

Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank

Darrel McMillen
Environmental Technician

Darrel is a member of our LPST Division. He is experienced in management of construction and LPST-related site investigations. He is familiar with TCEQ regulations (technical and reimbursement). Darrel is also an Asbestos Air Monitor Technician and Project Manager. Darrel lived in Japan 15 years during an Army tour and 13 years of mission work. He has 2 children, 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Darrel and two of his grandsons are avid runners participating in the West Texas Running Club. He is also involved in church activities and prison ministry.

Asbestos Air Monitor Technician; 70-6871, Texas
Asbestos Project Manager; 50-1722, Texas
Office: 806-863-2462 EXT308


Jean Grimes

Jean is the office manager and CFO. She has a degree in Interior Design and provides coordination with color decisions for the AE department. She is busy as Granny to 6 grandkids and is an avid art quilter.
Office: 806-863-2462 EXT 302

Tina Mayo
Administrative Assistant

Tina has a Computer Accounting diploma from International Business College. She is the Administrative Assistant, TCEQ Reimbursement Specialist and Receptionist for our office. She lived in Japan for 9 years and is fluent in Japanese. When she is not in the office, she is busy raising her 3 sons at home with her husband.
Office: 806-863-2462 EXT 303

Grimes & Associates

Asbestos Laboratory; 30-0009 for PCM
Fuel Tank - Corrective Action Specialist; RCAS00353
Lead Firm; 2110037
Professional Engineering Agency; Texas, F-002587
Asbestos Consultant Agency; 10-0010
Architect Business Registration; BR1234, Texas

Southwest Lubbock Airport 96TS