Joe Cacioppo, PE


Mr. Cacioppo is a veteran of the United States Army and a licensed civil engineer in Nevada and California. He is a principal civil engineer at RCI with over 28 years of experience in public infrastructure; commercial, industrial and residential planning, permitting, design and construction management; and, flood control projects. His expertise with public sector and private projects, along with his understanding of the regulatory requirements, allows him to ensure our clients are provided cost effective, sustainable solutions that meet their budgetary and scheduling needs.

Mr. Cacioppo oversees a diverse in-house staff of civil and environmental engineers, materials testing and inspection personnel, survey professionals and support staff.  His extensive experience with projects of various sizes and complexities ensures all projects receive thorough and cost effective QA/QC oversight.  His expertise combined with our diverse professional staff allows RCI the unmatched ability to assist clients from project conception through completion. In addition to his technical and regulatory expertise, Mr. Cacioppo has extensive public relations experience, from town hall meetings and neighborhood workshops, to agency and governmental hearings.

Contact Information:

BS Civil Engineering, CSU Chico

Professional Civil Engineer NV #13361
Professional Civil Engineer CA #C57881

Professional Affiliations
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE):
  NV Section President – 2009-2010
  Capital Branch President – 2000-2001
Nevada Claims Association

Military Services
United States Army: 1985-1993

Community Service/Awards
Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA):
  C&D Committee Member
CC School District:
  Board Trustee – 2012-Present
  President – 2016
CC Parks & Recreation Commission:
  Commissioner – 2012-2020
Ormsby County Education Assoc.:
  2008 Friend in Education Recipient