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Scott W. Richards

Mr. Richards has 21+ years of experience in geological and geotechnical engineering projects and has performed office management duties in Grand Junction, Colorado for ten years. He specializes in aviation projects performing geotechnical engineering field investigations and recommendations as well as oversight during construction, and managing quality assurance / quality control materials testing.

Additional experience includes management of geotechnical engineering projects for design recommendations for commercial vertical construction, roads and bridges, as well as geologic hazards evaluation and asset management projects for municipalities and ski areas. Recent projects include; recommendations and construction oversight for New Runway Construction Projects at the Canyonlands Regional Airport in Moab, Green River Municipal Airport in Utah, Grand Junction Regional Airport in Colorado, Craig Municipal Airport in Colorado, and Oxnard Airport in California.

Additional aviation projects include new taxiway, apron, hardstand/parking areas, and new hangar and airport infrastructure building projects. Scott managed the geologic hazards evaluations for the new chairlift construction project at Howelsen Hill Ski Area completed in 2022 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Management also includes municipality and private engineering and construction projects throughout Colorado and Utah.



● MS, Geological Engineering, University of Utah, 2000
● BS, Environmental Earth Science (Minor in Chemistry), University of Utah, 1998
● Professional Engineer: Colorado, Utah
● Professional Geologist: Utah

● OSHA HAZWOPR, current
● MSHA surface mine training

Scott W. Richards, PE, PG

Our new office location is at 2487 Industrial Boulevard #1. We are currently accepting applications for field technicians with or without certifications, new graduates in engineering and experienced professional engineers. Please send your resume and contact information to or contact Scott at 970-902-2215 for more information.

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