About Us

 entz Engineering, LLC is an engineering firm founded in 1988, in the state of Texas. At Lentz Engineering, we strive to develop a complete understanding of our client’s goal, while offering the most effective and efficient solutions. We utilize long-standing relationships, outstanding team culture and technical expertise to deliver successful projects and unsurpassed services. We have completed over 3000 successful projects to-date and have served both public and private commercial clients.

“Our mission is to provide innovative, timely, and cost- effective solutions tailored to the unique needs of each client, while fulfilling our duty to protect the safety, health, and welfare of the public.”

Lentz engineering has the following certifications:

    • Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)
    • Minority Business Entity (MBE)
    • Disadvantage Business Entity (DBE)
    • Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB)


Mr. Ted Uwague, P.E., is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas and has more than 20 years of engineering and management experience. He has worked as an aerospace engineer, civil engineer, and as a railroad bridge engineer / civil engineer. His management experience includes being the President of a Civil Engineering firm, the Project Manager of Capital Metro’s Positive Train Control (PTC) project, and the Program Manager and Lead for Capital Metro’s Rail Signal division. He has managed multimillion-dollar projects and has won/managed over $30 million in federal grants.

 As a Principal/Project Engineer for Lentz Engineering, his responsibilities include managing a variety of engineering projects and coordinating with regulatory agencies, contractors, vendors, and other stakeholders. He has experience in providing civil engineering design services for industrial, commercial, public, schools, religious establishments, and residential land development projects. Obtain project-specific permits, bidding phase support, and provided on-site engineering services. Produced preliminary engineering reports and cost benefit analysis reports. Managed project budgets, construction schedules, and the staff. 

Summary of Qualification and Experience

  • 10 years as an aerospace design engineer, 3 years as railroad bridge structural engineer, and 7 years as a civil engineer in transit and commercial industry.
  • Project and Program Management Experience
  • Construction Management Experience
  • Construction Inspection Experience
  • Planning and Design Service Experience
  • Design Review Experience
  • Procurement and Contract Management Experience
  • Knowledgeable of Civil/Structural Engineering Standards and Codes

Mr. Uwague has a master’s degree in civil engineering from Columbia University, New York, and a master’s degree in business administration from Long Island University, New York. He also has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stony Brook University.

Dr. Nazar Sabti, Ph.D., P.E. is a professional engineer with over 25 years of experience in civil and structural engineering. As our senior project civil/structural engineer, Dr. Sabti is the design lead for stormwater, roads, utilities, sewage, driveways, and foundation. He is also responsible for independent review of all contract drawings and specifications. He is our resident QA/QC specialist. His summary of Qualification includes the following: 

    • More than twenty years of extensive and diversified design and engineering experience in the infrastructure (water and wastewater treatment plants), pumping stations, drainage/ flood control and oil and gas industries.
    • Solid background in Hydraulic, hydrology, Flow in Pipes, and Stormwater Drainage.
    • Several years of experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling of Texas stormwater analysis, planning, drainage analysis, and design, well knowledgeable of FEMA and related flood studies, highway/roadway drainage design, bridge scour analysis, water system analysis, planning, and other aspects of water resources engineering. 
    • Highly skilled and experienced with HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, XP SWMM/ STORM, Civil 3D, and AutoCAD.

Ms. Gilbert is a civil engineer with over 12 years of experience in the field of civil engineering. Her most recent endeavors include engineering and AutoCAD design of public works projects within the City of Austin and the surrounding areas. Site planning, street and utility design, utility relocation and storm water drainage studies are among her technical skills. Her public entities experience includes working with Austin Independent School District (AISD), the cities of Austin, Elgin and Seguin along with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Ms. Gilbert has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of California, Davis, California.