Senior Geotechnical/Geological Engineer
Joan Roca, M.Sc., P.Eng. (BC, AB, NWT, NU) is a Senior Geotechnical/Geological Engineer with over 18 years of experience in applying the principles of geotechnical and civil engineering to the design, construction and delivery of projects in Europe, Canada and Latin America, including water-retaining dams, tailings dams, container terminals, highways, railyards and pipelines. He has been involved in the planning, design, preparation of technical specifications, preparation/negotiation of contractual documents, tendering process, construction management and field verification of large engineering projects. His technical experience includes geohazards, heavy earth works, land reclamation, consolidation, deep and shallow foundations, heavy-duty pavements, forensic analysis of civil failures, the collection of field data for the creation of 3D models and the communication of complex 3D applied earth science challenges using mixed reality, virtual reality, and augmented reality.