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Gregory K. Mitchell
Principal Engineer

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Professional Registrations

Registered Civil Engineer, California

Registered Geotechnical Engineer, California

Registered Civil Engineer, Arizona

Registered Civil Engineer, Nevada


BS Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico, 1987

Professional Training

Shallow Foundation Short Course,
University of Missouri-Rolla, 1987

USEPA 40-hour HAZWOPER Training, 1987

Phase I ESA Seminar, PSI, 1989

Phase II ESA Seminar, PSI, 1989

Slope Stability and Landslides Short Course
University of Wisconsin, 1997


Over seventeen years experience in the geotechnical and environmental industries. Began career as a field engineer on both environmental and geotechnical assignments. The geotechnical assignments included supervision of drilling rigs during geotechnical investigations, and field density testing as part of grading control operations. Environmental assignments included all phases of field investigation including monitoring well installation, well drawdown tests, well sampling, collection of soil and groundwater samples, and completion of research for Phase I ESAs.

Mr. Mitchell managed the geotechnical operations at a branch office of a national engineering firm for three years, and was the regional manager for a second national firm for 7 years. In addition to the management activities, also had responsibility as a senior-level engineer, and obtained extensive experience in preparing and supervising geotechnical studies for commercial, industrial, residential and retail properties, including warehouses, manufacturing facilities, bridges, towers and single family residences. Provided designs for shallow foundations, drilled piers, driven piles, pavements, floor slabs and retaining walls. Geotechnical experience also includes liquefaction studies, fault studies, forensic investigations, pavement studies, groundwater studies, landslide evaluations, slope stability studies, and general geotechnical consulting services.

Environmental experience includes more than 100 Phase I ESAs, numerous Phase II investigations, asbestos surveys and due diligence reviews. Extensive experience with environmental sample collection, installation and development of groundwater monitoring wells and preparation of environmental reports, including remedial recommendations.

Mr. Mitchell currently has joint responsibility for overall management, administration and operations of the geotechnical and environmental divisions of the Corporation. Duties include proposal and report preparation, development and implementation of field and laboratory testing programs for geotechnical and environmental investigations, and preparation of comprehensive geotechnical and environmental reports. Responsible for supervision of field technicians performing earthwork observation.

Professional History

Southern California Geotechnical, Inc.
Anaheim, California
Principal Engineer
April 1998 to Present

National Geotechnical Consulting Firm
Anaheim, California
Regional Manager
1991 to 1997

National Geotechnical Consulting Firm
Nashville, Tennessee
Division Manager, Geotechnical Services
1988 to 1991

National Geotechnical Consulting Firm
Houston, Texas
Staff Engineer

National Geotechnical Consulting Firm
Dallas, Texas
Staff Engineer
1987 to 1988