As a Registered Professional Engineer, Expert 2213 has acted as a Consultant, Chief Engineer, Senior Project Engineer and Lead Engineer in the planning, design and construction of multi-million dollar projects for half a century. These include aviation facilities, highways and major drainage projects.
B.S. in Civil Engineering, Virginia Military Institute (VMI) (1954) Registered Professional Engineer since 1959 Registered Environmental Professional Commissioned Officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Commissioned Officer with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Construction of airport runway at Beale Air Force Base in California for B-36 bombers.
Civil Project Engineer, Dodson Lindblom Associates, Columbus, Ohio
Rickenbacker and Wright Patterson
Air Force Bases, Ohio
Civil Engineer on design of Strategic Air Command (SAC) Dispersal Facilities for US Army Corps of Engineers at Rickenbacker Air Force Base, Ohio, and Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, including engineering design of airfield pavements, drainage and water supply systems.
Regional Engineer, National Corrugated Steel Pipe Association, Des Plaines, Illinois (now Dallas, Texas)
Drainage Standards, Multiple States
Regional engineer covering states of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia for National Corrugated Steel Pipe Association; assisted public agencies and consulting engineering firms in development of drainage standards and specifications for underground drainage piping and related facilities
Principal Civil Engineer, Bovay Engineers, Inc., Houston, Texas
City of Houston - Lead Engineer on design of the largest storm drainage project in the City in a 10-year period. The project consisted of two 10 ft. by 10 ft. box storm sewers serving an 800-acre drainage area. The project involved accommodating / relocating numerous existing gas, gasoline and petroleum pipelines including field survey, reviewing the policies for each pipeline company, preparing plans to accommodate them, and negotiating with each of the pipeline companies.
Water Distribution/Sewer and Irrigation,
Tanajib, Saudi Arabia
Lead Engineer on design of water distribution, sanitary sewer and irrigation systems for an entire new city at Tanajib in Saudi Arabia. The project included new water distribution lines, water distribution pumping station, sanitary sewer lines and lift stations, irrigation distribution lines and pumping station.
Coordinating Engineer, Binkley and Barfield, Inc., Houston, Texas
Urban Arterial System Upgrade, Texas
Coordinating Engineer on a $60 million project to improve 14 miles of major urban arterial to a seven (7) lane typical section. This project involved accommodating / relocating fifty-two (52) existing gas, gasoline and petroleum pipelines including field survey, reviewing the policies for each pipeline company, preparing plans to accommodate them, and negotiating with each of the pipeline companies.
Senior Civil Engineer, John Brown Engineers and Constructors, Houston, Texas
Airport, Roads and Water Management,
Managed engineering design of airport to FAA standards, 14-mile access highway, earthmoving and compaction, drainage, water and sewer systems, for a grass roots oilfield (75 wells) in Saudi Arabia for Aramco.
Senior Project Manager, Ratnala & Bahl, Inc., Engineers, Architects and Surveyors, Houston, Texas
$10 Million Street and Storm Sewer
Improvement, Houston, Texas
Senior Project Manager on design of a $10 million major street and storm sewer improvement project on Austin Street in the Houston, Texas, central business district including five-lane concrete street paving, dual 9-foot by 8-foot box storm sewer, extensive and complex waterline and sewer line adjustments.
Street Improvement, North Texas
Senior Project Manager on design of a street improvement project in a hilly area in a city in North Texas. The project included design of street paving, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, and 8- to 16-inch water distribution lines.
Houston Hobby Airport Pavement
and Runway Rehabilitation
Senior Project Manager on $10 million Houston Hobby Airport Pavement Rehabilitation project on Runways 4 22 and 12L 30R and Taxiways "E", "J", "K", "L" and "M". The pavement rehabilitation includes concrete panel replacement, joint sealing, asphalt patching, crack sealing, spalled concrete repair, sealing of concrete surfaces, installation of expansion joints, light can replacements, signs and pavement markings, all to FAA standards. The project also includes pavement rehabilitation at several tenant transition pavement areas and the Southwest Airlines air cargo building, as well as a turnaround for large fire trucks at the ARFF facility.
American Society of Civil Engineers
(Vice President of the Houston Branch)
National Society of Professional Engineers
Institute of Transportation Engineers (since 1967)
Engineers Council of Houston (Past President)
American Water Works Association
Water Environment Federation
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