Curriculum Vitae

James D. Wamble P.E., R.L.S

40 Middleton Street

Nashville, TN  37210

Phone:  615.251.9555



Graduated in 1976 with a Bachelor's of Science

University of Memphis 

Herff College of Engineering 

Civil Engineering Degree



National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)


Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors (TAPS)


National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) 


1984 – Present: Wamble & Associates, PLLC (formerly Bledsoe & Wamble Engineers)

40 Middleton Street, Nashville, TN 37210 615.251.9555

Principle Engineer, Land Surveyor, and Owner


1983 – 1984: Thomas & Miller, Nashville, TN Project Engineer, Land Surveyor, and Jr. Partner


1981 – 1983: Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) (formerly Tennessee Department of Health & Environment),

Division of Construction Grants & Loan, Nashville, TN Engineer IV, Management of $400 million in Title II construction grants and loans


1979 – 1981: Alley, Young & Baumgartner, Inc. (formerly E. Roberts Alley & Associates), Nashville, TN Project Engineer, Land Surveyor, and Director of Planning & Development


1976 – 1979: Tennessee Department of Transportation Region IV Bureau of Highways, Jackson, TN Staff Engineer


1975 – 1976: Continental Engineering, Memphis, TN Part-time Engineer


Civil Engineering: Design of Grading, Drainage, Erosion Control, Sediment Control, Utilities, Roads, Lakes, Dams, Water Quality, Retention Ponds, Water Detention Basins, Parking Lots, Shopping Centers, Subdivisions, Apartments, Condominiums, Planned Unit Developments, Specific Plans, Industrial Parks, Mobile Home Parks, Mini Warehouses, Hotels and Office Building Site Plans; Flood, Drainage, and Utility Studies; Low Impact Design; Financial Developability and Constructability Analysis of Proposed Developments; Preparation of Cost Estimates; Assisting Clients in Setting Project Budgets; Designing Projects to Contain Cost within Determined Project Budget; Construction Project Management, Inspection, Administration, and Processing of Contractors' Pay Requests


Land Surveying: Topographic, Route, Land Title, Boundary, Utilities, Aerial Ground Control, Engineering Design, Construction Surveys, GPS, Easements, and Dedicated Right-of-Way


Land Planning: Land Use/Development Feasibility Analysis, Planning and Concept Design of Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Mixed-Use and Municipal Projects; Zone Change Applications; Planned Unit Development and Specific Plan Applications; Site Selection Consultation; Graphic Presentations


Expert Witness: Research, Site Inspections, Engineering Analysis, Performing Land Surveys, Preparing Survey and Civil Engineering Drawings, Investigation, Land Use Studies, Report Writing, Preparing Exhibits, and Testifying at Depositions, Trials, Hearings, and Arbitrations. 



Continuing Education
Twenty-four (24) hours are completed every two years for Professional Engineering license renewal; fifteen (15) hours are completed per year for Registered Land Surveyor’s license renewal. Courses in the last four years include: 


Auburn University:

2016: Annual Transportation Conference 


2016:  Erosion & Sediment Control Updates                            


2016:  ADA Overview of Elements of Public Right-of-Way Accessibility 


2019:  62nd Annual Transportation Conference   

Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors (TAPS):

2016:  Using RTK GNSS Wisely                                    

2016:  Standards of Practice & Ethics                            


2016:  2016 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys                            

2016:  The Surveyors Judicial Role 


2017:  Effective Time, Project and People Management


2017:  The Pincushion Effect:  Multiple Monument Dilemma in American Land Surveying


2017:  A New Practice Model:  How to Affect a Paradigm Shift in the Practice of Land Surveying 


2018:  Leadership:  Anyone Could Lead Perfect People


2018:  Risk Management


2018:  Mock Trial 

2019:  Ownership Over Possession

2019:  Disputes Between Adjoining Land Owners

2019:  Highways, Byways and Private Roads

2019:  Tennessee Standards of Practice


Alabama Dept of Transportation:

2019:  Roadway Safety

2019:  Pedestrian Safety

2019:  Alternative Intersection Design

2019:  Traffic Operations

2019:  Roadway Departure Countermeasures

2019:  Safety in Transportation Planning

2019:  Transportation Technology


Half Moon Education:

2016:  Boundaries and Easements