-OO- Engineering & Surveying (pronounced "Double Ought") is a sole-proprietorship engineering and surveying firm.  -OO- Engineering & Surveying is a registered engineering firm (#F-006848) and surveying firm (#101939-25), founded in July of 2003 and July of 2013 respectively, and is authorized to provide professional engineering and surveying services in the State of Texas.

The firm's owner, Shad Wyatt McDaniel, P.E., R.P.L.S., became licensed to practice as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas (#91066) in January of 2003 and as a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in the State of Texas (#6423) in June of 2013.  Furthermore, Shad W. McDaniel is recognized by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) as a Model Law Engineer (#24949) and Surveyor Council Record #1968, which enables him to obtain reciprocity in all jurisdictions across the U.S. recognized by the NCEES.

Prior to starting -OO- Engineering & Surveying, Shad spent three and a half years as an environmental supervisor for six beef cattle feedyards and a 33-thousand farrow-to-finish swine operation near Dalhart, Texas.  His responsibilities included developing nutrient management and crop plans to balance agronomic application of nutrients with state and federal CAFO regulations for 14,000+ acres of irrigated land in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Kansas.  Shad became a Certified Crop Advisor (#28773) in August of 2000, and a Texas Certified Nutrient Management Specialist (#TX20024) in November of 2000. Shad also worked to design and construct water treatment and manure management systems, including dissolved air floatation (DAF) for phosphorus reduction, covered mesophilic digesters, internally loaded rotary drum secondary screening, and nitrification/denitrification treatment systems.

Until September of 1999, Shad was employed by Halliburton Energy Services in Kilgore, Texas as a Wellsite Engineer for cementing services and production enhancement (fracking). Shad McDaniel received a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering from Texas A&M University in December of 1997.

Shad grew up in Dimmitt, Texas and now resides on his farm outside of Dalhart with his wife Jenny and their four daughters, Sarah, Natalie, Erin and Teresa.