NexGrade Engineering exists to bring our clients’ visions to life with both efficiency and quality. Headquartered in the heart of the Big Country, we have extensive experience providing engineering consulting services for industrial and commercial clients who are looking for insightful solutions in a tight time frame. Our philosophy is to build responsive and open relationships with our clients so that we can fully engage their visions and provide a product that exceeds their expectations. We also understand the importance of fiscal responsibility, and strive to be mindful of our clients’ resources as we develop and implement projects. Our goal is to create a company that provides a fulfilling and exciting place to work while being synonymous with high standards in the field of engineering.
Who We Are
Principles of Our Work
- Act honestly, openly, and with integrity in all interactions.
- Actively engage clients, peers, and key people in project goals.
- Practice safety uncompromisingly in every aspect of every job.
- Invest in employee training, development, and betterment.
- Continually seek ways to improve client experience.
Safety Mission Statement
We are uncompromising in our commitment to the health and safety of our employees, subcontractors, partners, and clients. We will continually improve our processes, demonstrate leadership, and promote comprehensive safety. We expect all employees to adhere to our safety standards and actively participate in and support safe practices. Everyone is responsible for achieving zero accidents resulting in everyone going home well at the end of each day.
Brandon Hairrell, P.E.
Brandon Hairrell co-founded NexGrade Engineering and serves as a Principal Engineer. Prior to NexGrade, Mr. Hairrell served as Director of Industrial Projects at Meers Engineering. He has multiple years of experience in project management and engineering for industrial and commercial projects. He has a proven track record of success on projects and is well respected in the industry for having a vast array of knowledge about the field of engineering. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics from Tarleton State University.
David Ibach, P.E.
David Ibach co-founded NexGrade Engineering and serves as a Principal Engineer. Prior to NexGrade, Mr. Ibach served as Director of Controls Projects at Meers Engineering and a Systems Engineer at EMD. He has numerous years of experience in leading project engineering and design, system integration software development, and startup engineering. He leads the controls engineering and software division of NexGrade as well as business financials. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from The University of Oklahoma.
Dipak Samuel, P.E.
Dipak Samuel co-founded NexGrade Engineering and serves as a Principal Engineer. Prior to NexGrade, Mr. Samuel served as Project Manager and Electrical Engineer, having many years of industry experience leading large industrial projects. He is a proven leader and business developer. His experience also includes international business while working in Dubai for a leading electrical manufacturer (ABB). He earned a Masters in Business Administration from Hardin Simmons University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from The American University in Dubai.