Meet Our Team
John Phillip Norris, P.E., Principal
B.S. Civil Engineering, 1979
North Carolina State University
Phil Norris is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, with emphasis on water resources and sanitary engineering. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
Phil worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for six years prior to joining Andrew and Kuske Consulting Engineers, Inc. While with the Corps, he gained four years of design experience with projects including highway relocations, railroad relocations and demolitions, marinas, breakwaters, parking areas, access roads, boat ramps, man-made beaches and water, sewer and storm drainage systems. Phil also accumulated two years of experience in the management and surveillance of wastewater treatment facility construction while responsible for numerous EPA-funded wastewater projects throughout North Carolina.
Phil is also experienced in military planning and project development, having been heavily involved in the preparation of the Mobilization Master Plan for Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Installation Support books for Fort Bragg and the Military Ocean Terminal, Sunny Point.
A majority of Phil’s design efforts are concentrated in the areas of site design, including grading, drainage, erosion control, stormwater management and site utilities. His projects have ranged from development design for subdivisions, shopping centers and hotels to municipal design for streets, sidewalks, water distribution systems and sewer systems.
Phil Norris is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the Professional Engineers of North Carolina.
John S. Tunstall, P.E. – PRINCIPAL
B.S. Civil Engineering, 1988
North Carolina State University
John Tunstall is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of North Carolina.
After graduating from North Carolina State University, John worked as an engineering intern for a consulting engineering and architectural firm in eastern North Carolina from 1988 to 1991. In this role, he acquired extensive experience in civil engineering design, including site development, roadway design, subdivision design, stormwater design and the design of water and sewer systems. In addition to his design experience, he served as construction project engineer on many construction site and roadway projects as well as a large water treatment and distribution system project.
From 1991 to 1993 John worked with the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division III Construction Unit as an assistant to the Resident Engineer. While with the state he administered large NCDOT roadway and bridge projects awarded to private contractors. John’s work with the NCDOT included extensive field work in roadway and bridge engineering, construction survey layout and multi-million dollar contract administration. He also assisted in managing approximately 30 employees.
After leaving NCDOT John served as a geotechnical engineer for a consulting firm for two years, gaining experience in soil analysis, construction soil testing and engineering, structural foundation design and settlement/deflection analysis.
In 1995 he joined Andrew & Kuske Consulting Engineers, Inc., where he practiced civil engineering, and became a principal of the firm in 2002.
John has extensive experience in civil planning / design, site design, subdivision design, water and sewer utility infrastructure design, stormwater design and construction management as well as construction administration of public and private projects during construction.
John has served on a number of boards, including the New Hanover County Board of Health (January 2003 – December 2008), Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board (June 2008 – September 2010) and North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors (August 2007 – February 2012).
T. JASON CLARK, P.E.
B.S. Civil Engineering, 2000
North Carolina State University
Jason Clark is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of North Carolina.
Before graduating from North Carolina State University, Jason worked an engineering intern at Houston and Associates, P.A. in Shallotte, N.C. from May 2000 to August 2000. After completing his degree he joined the firm as an Engineer in Training and obtained his Professional Engineering license in 2005.
While working with Houston and Associates Jason gained extensive experience in civil engineering design, including site development (residential and commercial), roadway design, subdivision design, stormwater design and the design of water and sewer systems. His wastewater designs included gravity sewers, low-pressure residential grinder pump systems, large regional lift stations and force main design.
From July 2007 to December 2012, Jason worked as a Project Engineer with the New Hanover County Engineering Department. During his tenure with the county he reviewed and approved development stormwater and drainage plans and calculations to ensure compliance with county ordinances. He also performed field inspections of stormwater systems to ensure compliance, identify deficiencies and define solutions, managed project design and construction of stormwater and drainage projects, responded to public concerns regarding drainage and stormwater issues, provided instruction and education regarding stormwater and drainage policies to the public, private developers, private engineers and county staff.
In December 2012 Jason was promoted to Chief Project Engineer for New Hanover County. This position required him to manage stormwater and drainage programs for the county, train to perform work during emergency or disaster situations, supervise other county employees and represent the engineering department on the Technical Review Committee (TRC).
Jason joined Norris & Tunstall Consulting Engineers, P.C. as a civil engineer in October 2014. He brings extensive experience in civil planning / design, site design, subdivision design, water and sewer utility infrastructure design, stormwater design and construction management to the Norris & Tunstall team.