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Geotechnical Engineering
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Geotechnical Engineers are responsible for statewide practices, standards, training, expertise, and asset management for the geotechnical disciplines within ODOT. They generally perform the following services.
·   Evaluate and design earth structures;
·   Develop methods for effectively using earth and rock materials in construction;
·   Characterize ground capabilities in supporting structural loads;
·   Evaluate and select foundation systems;
·   Evaluate the constructability of geotechnical project elements;
·   Monitor/inspect geotechnical project elements during construction
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Senior Geotechnical Engineering Program Lead
503-986-3993
  
  
  
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Unstable Slopes Program