Zapata Incorporated

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ZAPATA is a full-service Architecture-Engineering (A-E) and field services firm providing comprehensive and sustainable A-E Design; energy conservation; renewable energy; environmental compliance and cleanup; geophysics; construction management; and turnkey military munitions response services.

Selected Projects

  • MSHA Edgar Mine
  • ZAPATA performed this investigation in support of MSHA’s initiative “Geophysical Void Detection Demonstrations” to advance the current state-of-practice of geophysical technologies for detecting underground mine voids.

  • ECIP, Feasibility Study, and PEA Waste-to-Energy Power Plant
  • ZAPATA prepared a concept and ECIP evaluation and is currently conducting a feasibility study and Programatic Environmental Assessment for a 40 MW waste-to-energy (WTE) power plant using approximately 1,500-ton per day (tpd) municipal solid waste (MSW) from a major US Army Installation and surrounding counties to generate electricity.

  • Structural Engineering Design Services
  • ZAPATA provided the structural engineering design for two new three story elevator shafts and corresponding lobbies at a three-story 151,000sf office building.

    What's Happening at ZAPATA


    Melvin Cline, P.E., Director of Energy Services, began his illustrious work at ZAPATA in 2003.  His interest in Energy Services stems from his early days as a member of a Research and Development group with one of the nation’s largest utilities whose focus was developing and evaluating new and emerging technologies. Read More

    Meet the Team

    Pfeiffer, Jim Tenure Picture 2013

    Jim Pfeiffer, Senior Geophysicist is located in our Golden, Colorado office. Read more.

    Corporate Brochure

    At ZAPATA, we earn our clients’ Trust by conducting our business with Integrity and providing Quality products and services every day.