Birmingham, Ala.-based engineering firm Building & Earth has opened an office in Fort Smith. The company now has 17 offices in the U.S., with three in Arkansas.

The company’s Fort Smith office at 1300 Wheeler Ave. is a satellite office to the Springdale location at 1365 Pine Woods Road. Building & Earth also has an office in North Little Rock.

Myles Graham, a construction material testing department manager, and Joseph Vistad will lead the Fort Smith office, according to a news release. Vistad is the branch manager in Springdale.

Building & Earth provides geotechnical and environmental consulting services.