Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Brian Collins, M.Sc., P.E., is a professional engineer with over 23 years’ experience and expertise in geotechnical infrastructure design, specifically, developing and executing geotechnical exploration and instrumentation plans, foundation design, retaining wall design, earthwork and embankment design, preparing specifications, landslide identification and mitigation, and geosynthetic design. His recent experience includes four years at Kiewit as a Senior Geotechnical Engineer where his responsibilities included geotechnical design and specification development for transportation infrastructure design-build projects, performing risk reviews of contract documents, completing technical risk assessments of Issued for Estimate design documents, and managing a team of 12 geotechnical engineers. Prior to Kiewit, Brian spent 10 years as Senior Geotechnical Engineer for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) – Western Federal Lands Highway Division and was also the Federal Lands Geotechnical Discipline Champion where he established internal procedures and assisted in development of national policy and guidance. Brian received the 2013 FHWA Award for Engineering Excellence for technical expertise provided on complex geotechnical issues.