Geological Engineer & BGC Squared Co-lead
Ethan Faber M.Sc., PE, has experience on projects involving geohazards, transportation corridors, and dams in the municipal, mining, and pipeline sectors throughout the western hemisphere. This work includes performing soil and rock slope stability modeling, site investigations including drilling in rock and soil, and installing and monitoring slope inclinometers and piezometers. Mr. Faber has also performed construction quality assurance of heap leach embankments and landslide mitigation work. Mr. Faber has developed and led the implementation of a landslide risk rating system, affordable mitigation strategies, and associated trainings for community leaders in precarious urban settlements in Guatemala. This work was performed in conjunction with community leaders, local non-profits, and national, regional, and municipal level government agencies of Guatemala. Mr. Faber has also served as an adjunct faculty at the Colorado School of Mines to teach and facilitate student’s design of humanitarian engineering concepts for projects with geological hazards and communities centered around artisanal small scale gold mining in Colombia.