Our Services

Mass Transit Consulting Services

Dikita has provided Mass Transit Services to Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) since the planning stages of their Light Rail Program in 1992; and our involvement has continued uninterrupted through today. Our services have evolved to include:

  • System Integration Start-Up Services
  • Quality Assurance
  • Safety and Security Coordination
  • Project Management
  • Change Control Coordination
  • Environmental Oversight
  • Cost Estimation

Services Provided

Project Management. Dikita has provided services from pre-design to project completion.

  • Manage procurement solicitations (RFQ/RFP) and construction contract packages.
  • Develop and maintain an Audit Schedule Log for all construction/procurement related contracts and consultants.
  • Participates in design and construction progress/coordination meetings for QA/QC.
  • Participates in completion, pre-final, and final construction inspections.

Quality Assurance

  • Administer quality procedures and processes – such as; including review of contract documents; solicitations, contracts, specifications, and drawings. Design review of documents supporting projects – 30%, 60%, 90% submittal packages.
  • Review/recommendations for approval of contractors’ and consultants’ QA/QC manuals and program.
  • Supervision of personnel on construction projects and auditing of the construction management groups.

Change Control

  • Enforce DART’s Change Control procedures and policies, providing group/one-on-one change control training, providing Expedition CM support, and monitoring change activities on the DARTnet and in other technology used to ensure that bottlenecks are quickly identified.

Project Controls

  • Provide cost estimating, cost analysis and claims evaluation for $1.7 billion light rail expansion
  • Interface with scheduling manager using Primavera P3
  • Compile/track economic trends and facilitate timely payment

System Safety

  • Perform design reviews, safety studies, code interpretations, and preliminary hazards analysis
  • Develop system safety program plan, and system certification training
  • Review construction plans and specifications for compliance with applicable NFPA 130 fire code regulations, evaluation of Fire Life Safety issues of the proposed DART DFW Airport Station
  • Liaise with operations and risk management

Management of Environmental Issues

  • Oversee contractors compliance with environmental issues including storm water regulations, periodic inspections/sampling, underground tank removal, contamination remediation, asbestos remediation, and demolition permitting.
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Gary Thomas

John Proctor

Steve Knobbe

Dr. Lew Blackburn

Wayne Warren

Steven Mason

I appreciate the opportunity to be engaged in the delivery of a large project for a long term repeat Client.

Del

I am blessed at the type of work I get to do and the diversity of people I get to work with.

Sherri

What I enjoy is working for a company that is highly involved in the mass transit industry.

Hal

My reason for enjoying working for Dikita Enterprises is summed up in two words, family oriented. I’ve always been treated like a family member, not an employee.

Ervin

I started this company in 1979 by hocking my car. I took a loan out for 90 days, paid it back on the 89th day. Make a promise, Keep your promise. We have survived because of our integrity & ethical practices.

Lucious Williams Founder

The best thing about working for Dikita is I am able to grow in my career, learn new things about the construction field. I feel there are no limits as to what I am capable of because growth is important to Dikita.

Jessika

I enjoy working here because there is caring and good communication among all.

George

I have been working for Dikita for nearly two decades during which time I have enjoyed and appreciated the granted challenges, opportunities, and career growth. Thanks, Dikita, for all the support! 

David

I’ve learned so much while working at Dikita. Eve is knowledgeable and challenges you to want to become more knowledgeable as well. 

Deborah

Dikita is a family within a family that always cares about your professional development. The fact that the company cared enough to invest in my future, inspired me to invest in myself. 

Gary

I highly recommend Dikita to provide any facet of transportation corridor planning, transit studies, civil design, or rail construction.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

Under Dikita’s direction, many of our existing facilities were renovated and expanded to accommodate student growth.  They are an experienced team.

Cedar Hill Independent School District

“Dikita is always proactive”… “they are knowledgeable of the transit industry”… “Dikita developed innovative solutions to solve complex problems.”

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

…the Board of Trustees selected Dikita Engineering to serve as our Bond Program Manager. To date, we couldn’t be more pleased than we have been with the firm. Their services have been invaluable and without them, I do not believe we would have experienced the success we have enjoyed.

Cedar Hill Independent School District.

Dikita is one company that I would highly recommend because of their commitment and their dedication to completing the job the right was the first time.

Dallas Independent School District

…staff is highly qualified and has shown a true dedication to our economic development of Port Arthur.

If you are looking for a staff that can understand, articulate and further your endeavors, I highly recommend this company.

City of Port Arthur, Texas