Santa Cruz, CA
831.421.9291
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  Portland, OR
503.227.5979
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Barry Tanaka, PE, MS

Senior Engineer

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Barry is a licensed Professional Engineer in California, Oregon, and Washington. He has over 10 years of experience designing and installing river and stream restoration projects with a focus on biotechnical bank stabilization, large wood structure design, fish passage, and salmonid habitat enhancement. Prior to his career in engineering, Barry had several years of experience in applied restoration with projects that included erosion control, native plant revegetation, and invasive species management. Barry’s work has included several projects on large, flow-regulated rivers, with landowner and stakeholder coordination as a frequent project component. He excels at translating technical principles into simple and easily understood communications. His deep interdisciplinary background, coupled with technical expertise in restoration engineering, allows him to successfully work across disciplines and incorporate diverse perspectives into projects. Barry’s current responsibilities include project management, surveying, hydrologic/hydraulic modelling, design/ drafting, and construction support for restoration projects. Barry has extensive surveying experience including Total Station and Real Time Kinetic Global Positions Systems (RTK GPS) and leads survey crews.

 

 

Education

Registered Professional Civil Engineer:
State of California, C82243
State of Oregon, Cert. #93278PE
State of Washington, Cert. #55886

B.A. Environmental Studies and Biology, 1997, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

M.S. Civil Engineering, 2008, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado