Nick E. Atkins serves as Laboratory Services Manager and Team Leader in our Plymouth, Michigan laboratory. He manages, coordinates and assists with laboratory testing in the areas of soils, aggregates and bituminous concrete, as well as masonry and concrete evaluations. He performs the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) QA/QC process for bituminous extractions, concrete strength testing, concrete admixture certifications and various geotechnical laboratory testing. Joining SME in 2010, Nick has 12 years of laboratory experience.

Nick holds a BS degree in Construction Management from Eastern Michigan University and an Associate’s Degree in Construction Management from Washtenaw Community College. He is a Certified Concrete Strength Testing Technician and, Level I and II through the American Concrete Institute.

Outside of the office, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and daughter. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys fishing no matter the weather! He likes to go ice fishing in the winter, fishing from his boat in the spring and summer, and especially salmon fishing through the summer and fall. Nick is also an avid hunter and enjoys deer hunting.