Hydra is an engineering and construction firm headquartered in Crawfordville, Florida with branch offices located in Albany, Georgia, El Paso, Texas and Merritt Island, Florida. Hydra is in the US Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program and is also an Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business, certified by the USDOT as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and by the State of Florida as a Minority Business Enterprise. Hydra has extensive experience in our field with projects completed in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, South Carolina, North Carolina, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Texas, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada and Colorado for both government and private clients.
The companies core team has worked together for over 20 years and are skilled in the execution and completion of projects on-time and on-budget. Hydra has in-house professional engineers, general contractors and construction crews to self perform the majority of our work.
Leslie Hope, President
Leslie obtained a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on water resources and environmental engineering, from the University of South Florida in 1993. She graduated valedictorian of her Civil Engineering class. She started Hydra Engineering, LLC in 2008 providing Civil Engineering and Environmental services. In 2009, Ms. Hope obtained her State of Florida Certified Builder Contractors license. Also in 2009, the name was changed to Hydra Engineering & Construction, LLC, started providing General Contracting, construction services in-house and offering full Design / Build services.
Her registrations include:
Arizona Registered Professional Engineer No. 35616
Colorado Registered Professional Engineer No. 32981
Florida Registered Professional Engineer No. 56452
Georgia Registered Professional Engineer No. PE03258
Mississippi Registered Professional Engineer No. 19704
Tennessee Registered Professional Engineer 116025
Texas Registered Professional Engineer 112031
South Carolina Registered Professional Engineer 31253
Alabama Registered Professional Engineer 34152-E
Her certifications include:
Construction Quality Management for Contractors
Georgia Erosion & Sedimentation Certified Design
National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, No. 17066
Florida Certified Building Contractor No CBC1259149
Awards and nominations received
Leslie Hope was nominated in 2011 for U.S. Small Business Administration’s “Small Business Person of the Year” for the North Florida Region, 2012 Business of the Year and 2012 Environmental Stewardship Awards and 2013.