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About Us

Established in 2007, Able Engineering is a civil engineering firm based in Little Compton, Rhode Island that prides itself on delivering precise projects in a timely manner. As a family-owned business, we understand the importance of getting it right the first time and are eager to provide our expertise and guidance on your next project.

Whether you’re a homeowner, contractor, or town/state agency, we’ll work closely with you from start to finish, helping to coordinate projects with attorneys, consultants, approving authorities, and contractors.

We offer:

  • Residential Surveys and Subdivisions
  • Soil Evaluations and Percolation Tests
  • Stormwater Design and Management
  • And more!

Meet Our Team

Photo of Donald Medeiros, licensed civil engineer, professional land surveyor, and owner of Able Engineering Inc., located in Rhode Island.
donald J. medeiros

Founder, Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and Professional Land Surveyor (PLS)

In 2007, Donald founded Able Engineering after working in the Civil Engineering & Surveying field for more than two decades. He is a licensed engineer in Rhode Island and a licensed surveyor in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He’s also an approved soil examiner under the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Protection. Known for his contributions to the Little Compton community, Donald graduated from UMass Amherst with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.

Photo of Dominic Ferrante, project manager at Able Engineering Inc., which provides land survey services and more in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Dominic Ferrante

Project Manager

Dominic is Able’s newest member, joining the team in May of 2022. With an extensive background in business and project management, Dominic is a versatile employee that enjoys hands-on field work, maintaining client satisfaction, and keeping business operations on schedule. He has a Bachelor’s in Business Management with a minor in Economics from UMass Boston.

Photo of Ryan Perry, engineering and land survey technician, at Able Engineering Inc., a family-owned business in Little Compton, Rhode Island.
Ryan Perry

Engineering & Survey Technician, Survey Crew Chief

Skilled in survey field work and plan design, Ryan has been with Able Engineering since 2013. He is an experienced AutoCAD draftsman for both plan and septic system design, and is currently studying Civil Engineering at UMass Dartmouth.

Call Us

(401) 592-1302


291 Long Highway
Little Compton, RI