Since being founded in 2018, Fairway Consulting and Engineering LLC (Fairway) has successfully executed dozens of projects on its way to becoming one of the premier Consulting and Engineering firms in southeast Louisiana.

Licensed to provide Engineering Services in Louisiana and Mississippi, along with registered Professional Engineers in both states and Alabama, our team specializes in the following: Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering (Water/Wastewater), Project & Program Management, Emergency Response & Recovery, and Federal Services.

With more than 25 years of combined experience, our team is committed to providing services that contribute to the betterment of the community and beyond for generations to come. This commitment is the foundation of our three guiding principles:

  1. Integrity: We are honest, do what is right, and do what we say we will do.
  2. Quality: We provide high quality deliverables on time and within budget that meet our Clients’ needs while adhering to industry standard best practices and standards of care.
  3. Client Service: We listen to our clients and provide solutions for their needs while being flexible and making them an integral part of our team.

*Fairway Consulting and Engineering, LLC is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana and is certified as part of the Hudson Initiative and Small Emerging Business Programs by Louisiana Economic Development (LED).

John A. Catalanotto, PE, PMP

Mr. John Catalanotto serves as President for Fairway. Mr. Catalanotto has over fifteen (15) years of experience in project management, detailed design, construction management, and field operations. Throughout his career, Mr. Catalanotto has fulfilled the role of Principal-in-Charge, Project Manager, and Project Engineer, and Lead Engineer for numerous civil, structural, environmental (wet infrastructure – water & wastewater), roadway, and oil and gas projects with capital costs ranging from $10,000 to $2.3 billion.

Mr. Catalanotto has expertise with providing consulting services for both private and public agencies, the majority of which are within southeast Louisiana and east Texas. Mr. Catalanotto has significant experience with evaluating and designing improvements to water and wastewater utility systems including treatment plants, pipelines, and pump stations. Additionally, Mr. Catalanotto has experience with developing and managing civil (paving, grading, drainage) and structural designs for residential, commercial, and industrial projects.

Mr. Catalanotto’s Federal contracting experience was gained through his role as lead civil and mechanical engineer for a design-build project with Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Belle Chase, Louisiana. He also has significant experience working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for disaster response and recovery efforts of Hurricane Katrina, Rita, and most recently Harvey.

Other Staff

Projects awarded to Fairway Consulting + Engineering, LLC will be lead by the firms Principals and matched to their specific experiences and skill sets.  They will be supported on an as needed basis by Fairway’s pool of approximately fifteen (15) contract employees.  Our contract employee pool has on average 25 years of experience with specialties in the following:

  1. Project Management
  2. Program Management
  3. Wastewater Treatment
  4. Water Treatment/Chemistry
  5. Site Civil Engineering
  6. Drainage
  7. Structural Engineering and Design
  8. Mechanical Engineering
  9. Hydraulics
  10. Electrical Engineering
  11. Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) Engineering
  12. Computer Aided Design (CAD), including 2D, 3D, and Building Information Systems (BIM) designs
  13. Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  14. Permitting, including Section 404 and 408
  15. Hydrogeology
  16. Disaster Recovery/Grants Management