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Gary R. Conrads
Field Operations Manager

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Professional Certifications

Nuclear Density Gauge Certification

Radiation Safety Officer Certification

40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification


Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1984, B.A. Geology


Mr. Conrads has over twenty years of successful geotechnical experience, specifically in the area of grading and earthwork observation and testing. Related responsibilities also include extensive experience in training and supervision of others in that area. His experience includes geotechnical testing activities in the laboratory and at the construction site. He is experienced in all phases of grading activities for commercial, retail, and residential projects as well as preparing compaction/grading reports for those projects. He is familiar with interpreting and implementing construction plans, and with local, state and federal regulatory compliance.

Mr. Conrads has monitored and tested asphalt paving activities for public streets and private parking facilities on sites throughout the southern California area. He has tested asphalt on new public streets or street improvement projects in the cities of Irvine, Placentia, Santa Fe Springs, Rancho Cucamonga, and Ontario, among others.

Mr. Conrads is as well qualified and experienced in all aspects of project management as he is in geotechnical field and laboratory work. His specific areas of expertise include:

Grading Observation and Testing
Compaction Testing of Soils, Base Materials, Asphalt
Subgrade Stabilization Techniques Including Lime Stabilization
Maximum Density Curves
Expansion Index Testing
Consolidation Testing
Supervision of Drill Rig and Sampling Procedures during Subsurface Exploration
Grading/Compaction Reports
Pavement Design Reports
Technician Supervision/Training
Project Management

Professional History

Southern California Geotechnical, Inc.
Anaheim, California
Field Operations Manager
January 2000 to Present

National Geotechnical Consulting Firm
Anaheim, California
Soils Technician Supervisor
July 1998 to January 2000

National Geotechnical Consulting Firm
Anaheim, California
Soils Technician/Senior Engineering Technician
1987 to 1998