Santa Cruz, CA
831.421.9291
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  Portland, OR
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Brian Smith, PE, MS

Senior Engineer

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Brian is a registered professional engineer with over thirteen years of experience in a range of civil and water resource applications.  Brian applies his engineering background in hydraulics and sediment transport to a variety of restoration, habitat enhancement, and flooding analysis projects throughout the state of California and Oregon.  Brian’s primary focus over the past three years has been on the design and implementation of fish passage improvement projects. His current responsibilities include project management, design and preparation of construction documents, field surveying, construction observation, and hydraulic/hydrologic analysis for application in various river, stream, and wetland restoration and habitat enhancement projects.

 

 

Past project experience includes:

    • Fish passage and habitat enhancement analysis and design
    • Stream bank and profile stabilization design incorporating boulder weirs, logs, fabric encapsulated soil lifts, and other bioengineering techniques.
    • River and stream restoration design
    • Drainage analysis
    • Land surveying
    • Topographic map development
    • Construction staking and as-built surveys
    • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
    • Hydraulic modeling with steady and unsteady flow applications

 

Education

M.S. San Jose State University, San Jose; 2006, Water Resource Engineering

B.S. Humboldt State University, Arcata; 2002, Environmental Resource Engineering