About Our Company & Services

Founded in 1992, M3 Civil is a client entered and results focused engineering firm. With a solid a reputation for doing honest work, the firm places integrity and skill at the front of everything we do.

More often than not, clients come to us via referral or word of mouth. Southern California may be big but it's still a pretty tight knit community. We know the better our services the more opportunities will come our way.

Every project receives our full and undivided attention. This allows us to provide clients with assurance that they made the right choice.

Thomas J. Murphy, Principal Owner

Jacob G. Lukiewski, Principal Owner

TOM MURPHY: tommurphy@m3civil.com                                                               

JACOB LUKIEWSKI: jacob@m3civil.com             

Tom Murphy is a Registered Civil Engineer, Registered Environmental Assessor, and Certified Professional Erosion and Sediment Control Specialist with 36 years of Civil Engineering experience in Southern California.  He has a solid background in civil engineering, surveying, design & construction document preparation, plan checking, inspection & construction management, for a wide range of sectors that include; Community Associations, Institutional, Public Works Agencies, Private Residential/Commercial, and Legal Case Work.

Additionally, Mr. Murphy provides Case Review for the State of California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists, evaluating claims made against Registered Civil Engineers alleging violation of Professional Code, Duty and Ethics.

Mr. Murphy received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering/Material Science from UC Davis in 1980.  He worked for 3 years as a Design Engineer for the Road Department at the County of Ventura Public Works Agency, then 8 years as Director of Engineering at Valcon Inc., a private consulting civil engineering firm in Thousand Oaks, CA.  He then, in 1992, founded the consulting firm of M3 Civil, in Camarillo, CA, which he has owned and operated ever since.

Mr. Murphy also provides forensic/expert witness services for Public/Private entities, including current cases in Bel Air, Palm Springs, Shell Beach, Santa Monica, and Azusa. These cases involve issues related to design and construction of; streets/highways, parking lots, drainage systems, slope stabilization, grading, erosion control, walls, easements and boundaries.

Tom has served on numerous Community Planning Committees, including: Caltrans' Consultant Liaison Committee, County of Ventura Transportation Commission, the County of Ventura Stormwater Management Practices, the American Public Works Association (Education Subcommittee), the Camarillo Ranch House restoration, and the City of Calabasas Park Planning.  He is Past President of the Camarillo Breakfast Rotary Club, and is currently on the Board for the New West Symphony, based in Thousand Oaks.

Jacob Lukiewski is a Registered Civil Engineer, with extensive experience in geotechnical and civil engineering design and construction review in the greater Southern California. 

Jacob graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.  Since 1995, he worked for Advanced Geotechnical Services, a consulting Geotechnical Engineering company in Camarillo, CA, where he provided services that included overseeing soils excavations, testing and evaluation, report preparation, and construction inspections.  In 2008, Jacob joined M3 Civil, where his work has included site civil design, geotechnical review, construction review, and forensic engineering.  

His recent work includes; site civil and geotechnical design of the campus expansion at the Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families headquarters in Camarillo, and a phased build out of a new church and school campus in Newhall. His recent private sector projects have included an erosion control project in the Ventura River for bridge protection, and water and sewer renovation for a 30-year old mobile home park in Topanga Canyon.

In 2008, Jacob provided preliminary site civil design work on the La Conchita Landslide Remediation study that was commissioned by the State of California. Mr. Lukiewski has also worked on numerous federal projects ranging from a 12-story airport control tower at Lemoore Naval Air Station to a 4-story Bachelor Enlisted Quarters (BEQ) at Marine Corps Base at Camp Pendleton built over an ancient landslide to a Military Family Housing Tract at the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Barstow California.

Mr. Lukiewski also provides forensic/expert witness services for private entities throughout Southern California, including cases in Azuza, Bradbury, Newbury Park, Rancho Mirage, and Temecula. Such cases involve issues that include structure settlement, landsliding, grading, drainage, floodplain, retaining walls and pipeline rupture.

Jacob is an active member at his church and in the community, including coaching AYSO teams for last 10 years.