Who We Are

About Us

AKS has grown from a handful of employees in 1996 to a diverse group of over 230 professionals that offer a wide range of experience and skills. We value talent and initiative, and we put these qualities to work for our clients in an environment that cultivates professional growth and strong connections to the communities where we live and work.

Expectations are high at AKS. We push each other to reach beyond our limitations, think critically, and strive for excellence.

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Our Mission

At AKS Engineering & Forestry, our mission is to exceed all industry standards by providing innovative solutions and top-quality work serving the best interests of our clients and communities. This means we do things the right way, the first time, and because it is the right thing to do. It is what people expect from AKS.

Our Services

What We Do

An unwavering commitment to quality has fueled AKS Engineering & Forestry’s growth. Since our founding nearly 25 years ago, we have earned a reputation for guiding clients through land use planning, site design, permitting, and construction processes. Because of this diverse experience, our perspective is often sought in the feasibility stage of a project, to identify possibilities and challenges early on.

With 220 employees working from four offices, we offer expertise in the following services:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Consulting Arborist
  • Construction Support
  • Natural Resources
  • Forestry and Forest Engineering
  • Planning
  • GIS
  • Water Resources

Our Culture

Stronger Together

We work together, we play together, and our community is made stronger through interactions at special events with clients and employees. These events help to instill a common purpose, build deeper relationships, and allow us to know each other as people first.

AKS seems to truly care about their employees, with all of the team building and small perks it offers. They really foster a team atmosphere.

Our Culture

Clients First

At AKS Engineering & Forestry, our priority is to understand our clients, what motivates them, what their needs are, and how we can help them achieve their goals. We take pride in our work and are passionate about quality. Therefore, we know that when we put our clients’ needs first, the rest will fall into place.

A real sense of teamwork. Everybody works together to give the best possible results to our clients.


Actions matter. In fact, they speak volumes. AKS employees actively participate in local communities to serve charitable organizations as board members, volunteers, and advocates. From company-wide efforts to individual service, taking an active role to better our communities promotes common values and a better understanding of where we live and work.
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Our clients seek us out because they know we keep their best interest in mind and can deliver. For these reasons, we have completed over 8,000 projects throughout the Pacific Northwest for hundreds of clients.