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About Clayborn Group

Richard Clayborn, PE. received his degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Louisville in 2001, after working with his families construction business, and began his career as a project engineer in Indianapolis, IN working for the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) inspecting road and bridge construction in the Greenfield District which includes the Indianapolis, IN area.

After 14 years and rising through the ranks with INDOT he left his Area Engineer position, to become a full-time engineering consultant. Licensed as a private pilot Richard has been awarded aviation design and inspection work. With his INDOT experience he has consulted cities, counties, and even INDOT. From his family construction background he routinely creates permit drawings for remodel and new construction residential and commercial projects.

Today Clayborn Group continues to grow and because of Richard’s efforts. His services range from Property Searching, Purchasing, Development, Design, Permitting, Construction Management, and even CNC Cabinet Manufacturing.

Richard currently holds Professional Engineer licenses in Indiana, Kentucky. He is a FAA licensed Private Pilot, Indiana Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, INDOT SiteManager Certified.

Richard Clayborn of Clayborn Group Engineering


Construction Manager

About Clayborn Group


  • Intern
    1998 – 2000

Presnell associates

First engineering experience designed and drafted multiple KYTC bridge projects in Kentucky along the I-75 corridor. Assisted with delivery from quantity take offs to final tracings.

  • Project Engineer
    2001 – 2011

Indiana department of transportation

Inspected roads, bridges, signals, sidewalks, and served as a project engineer on many projects including the I-70 added travel lanes and I-70 and Mt. Comfort Road interchange.   

  • Area Engineer
    2012 – 2016

Indiana department of transportation

Developed staffing analysis models for 130 employees on nearly $1B of construction work, wrote software to reduce OH costs and improve efficiency, served as SiteManager trainer.

  • Consultant Engineer
    2016 – present

Continues to service private as well as governmental clients in Engineering, Construction Management, CNC Manufacturing, and Real Estate.


Opportunity to provide technical solutions to managers and owners on engineering and construction projects from small remodels or repairs to large multi disciplinary teams for government clients.


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Flexible scopes of work and project fees to maximize your budget









  • BS Civil Engineering

University of Louisville

  • Certifications

INDOT SITEMANAGER, INDOT CTP exempt, Registered Professional Engineer Indiana, Registered Professional Engineer Kentucky, FAA Licensed Private Pilot, FAA Licensed UAS Remote Pilot Operator, INDOT Material Testing Certified, INDOT Storm Water Management Training Certification 2014, Indiana Licensed Real Estate Broker

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At Clayborn Group, we are committed to turning your engineering and construction visions into successful realities. If you’re ready to discuss your next project, let’s get started.

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