Smart Solutions
for the Fuel
Systems Industry

Celebrating 40 Years!

Datanet Engineering, Inc., founded in 1983, is a hands-on engineering firm offering turnkey solutions for the fuel systems industry.  We focus on the areas of fuel systems, corrosion engineering, cathodic protection, construction and training. Our full-service construction division designs, constructs and installs fuel systems to meet our client’s unique specifications.

Datanet’s unique training facility includes a state-of-the-art classroom and an outdoor demonstration area.  In addition to our on-site courses, Datanet offers customized training programs created specifically for your organization.

Contact us with any questions or for a proposal. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you! Thanks!


What we do

Datanet Engineering provides a wide range of services to meet our clients needs. Our Underground Storage Tank (UST) work is performed under the direction of a Professional Engineer (PE), accredited as a Corrosion Specialist from the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE).

Datanet personnel are some of the highest certified and trained in their respective fields. Our personnel’s certifications include: NACE Corrosion Specialist, NACE Cathodic Protection Specialist, NACE Certified Corrosion Technologist, NACE Corrosion Technician, MDE UST Installer/Remover, API 653 Inspector, and STI – AST Instructor.

Fuel Systems

  • Installation, Upgrade, Repair, Design, Removal, Abandonment
  • Compliance Inspections (API 653, API 650, STI SP001, Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE 3rd Party), District Department of the Environment (DDOE)
  • Containment/Spill Bucket/Sump Hydrostatic Testing
  • Tank & Line Precision Tightness Testing
  • And more…

Cathodic Protection

  • Design, Installation, Testing, Repair
  • Annual Testing
  • Five Year Assessment
  • Supplier of Variety of Cathodic Protection Materials
  • Supply Materials, Anodes, Wire, Thermite Welding Material, Coatings, Crimps, etc.

Corrosion Engineering

  • Protective Coating Design/Specification
  • Water Storage Tank Inspections/Evaluation
  • Cellular Antennae Engineering Support Services
  • Non-Destructive, UT, Holiday, Destructive Testing
  • OSHA Safety Onsite Evaluation and Review
  • Failure Analysis/Litigation Support Services
  • CAD Services


Datanet employees enjoy a professional working environment, competitive pay, paid vacation, holiday, retirement plan, and health benefits. We continue to train and certify our employees with a variety of programs available. To Apply: Please complete the Employment Application or email

Petroleum Service Technician

Testing, troubleshooting, repairs, and preventive maintenance work on various fuel pumps and dispensers.

Petroleum Tank Installer

Excavation, piping, tank installation, cathodic protection installation, use of heavy machinery, wiring and electronics, testing.

Construction Labor/ Field Technician

Looking for laborers and field technicians to work on construction and engineering projects, and more.

Project Manager

Work in our Owings Mills office to support current clients and contracts in the Baltimore/Washington metro area.

Connect with the Team

Our personnel continually strive to meet new standards for our client’s satisfaction through proficient professional services and cost efficient practices. We continue to meet our goals by maintaining a staff who shares the Datanet Engineering philosophy that has established an exceptional reputation for quality.

VP/Principal Engineer

John V. Cignatta

As a PhD and PE, John is the Senior Corrosion Engineer on staff with multiple accreditations and a wealth of knowledge relating to real world problems. John has provided expert witness testimonies in courtroom trials for insurance companies, private clients and government agencies. He manages and directs engineering assignments including fuel system, design, compliance, failure analysis, corrosion and environmental projects. John continues to write and teach the certified AST inspector course for the Steel Tank Institute and MDE UST Inspector courses. Certifications include: NACE Corrosion Specialist, NACE Cathodic Protection Specialist, API 653 Inspector, and STI – AST Instructor.


Andrew Cignatta

Andrew is a Project Manager with more than 10 years experience evaluating failing coatings and oversees all fuel systems projects and UST/AST inspections performed by Datanet. He also directs all day-to-day proceedings involved with the Datanet Engineering general office. Certifications include: NACE Corrosion Technician, MDE UST  Inspector, MDE UST Installer/Remover.

office manager

Amy Cignatta

Amy has come to Datanet with over 20 years of experience running the front offices of other companies. She manages our AR/AP, Human Resources.

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