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- On September 20, 2014
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- MS Geotechnical Engineering, Iowa State University
- BS Civil Engineering, Iowa State University
- One semester unit of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering from UC Berkeley
REGISTRATION AND CERTIFICATION:
- Civil Engineer, California, 1986, CE 42698
- Numerous Certificates of Training in the Field of Geotechnical Engineering from various universities, FHWA, NHI and Caltrans
- Completed 40 hours of Project Management Program certificate.
Over 27 years of experience in geotechnical and materials engineering as well as construction inspection and support. Experience includes planning, conducting and supervising geotechnical, civil engineering projects, managing and conducting geotechnical investigation and laboratory testing, analysis, design, writing technical reports, preparation of construction plans. Specializing in in geotechnical investigations and foundation treatment related to design and constructions of bridges, roadways, retention basins, tunnels, pipelines, pipe jacking, micro tunneling, residential and commercial buildings, and data analysis and calculations of design parameters for structure foundations, embankments, subgrade soil stabilization, pavements, excavation, shoring systems, retaining structures, tiebacks, soil nail walls, pile foundation, slab on grade and pier foundation, and landslide repair schemes. Have prepared several non-standard specifications for various items such as anchored wire mesh system, pressure grouting, permeation grouting, compaction grouting, lightweight cellular concrete, expanded polystyrene, and gasoline resistance liners.
As principal civil engineer and part owner of O’Terra Geotech Group, Inc., in the last 15 years, Mr. Nikoui have performed geotechnical investigation and prepared geotechnical reports for several residential and commercial buildings. Prepared proposals to bid for the projects and submitted to the clients. For all the projects, conducted geotechnical exploration borings, in situ testing, collect samples for laboratory testing. Performed analysis and design for the foundation and provided conclusions and recommendations in the geotechnical report and submitted to the client’s structure engineers. Conducted inspection during constructions and prepared final inspection report and submitted to the county and or city.