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Robert G. Trazo
Principal Engineer

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Professional Registrations

Registered Geotechnical Engineer, California

Registered Civil Engineer, California

Registered Civil Engineer, Nevada



BS Civil Engineering,
University of California, Los Angeles, 1995

MS Civil Engineering,
California State University, Long Beach, 1998

Professional Training

Deep Foundations Short Course
Austin, Texas, 2003

Slope Stability and Landslides Short Course
University of California, Los Angeles, 2000

State of the Art Liquefaction Short Course
University of Southern California, 1999


Mr. Trazo has over 15 years of progressively responsible engineering experience in a wide variety of geotechnical engineering projects. He has extensive experience in preparing geotechnical studies for residential, commercial, and public works projects including single family residences, bridges, sewer lift stations, and commercial buildings. Geotechnical experience includes landslide evaluation and mitigation, liquefaction evaluation, geotechnical instrumentation, mechanically stabilized earth walls, forensic studies and general geotechnical consulting services. Mr. Trazo has also served as City Geotechnical Consultant for the Cities of Laguna Niguel, Chino Hills and Vista. Mr. Trazo is involved with all phases of project coordination and management including scope definition, proposals, subsurface investigation, lab scheduling, design and analysis, report preparation and coordination of field and office staff.

Mr. Trazo’s duties at Southern California Geotechnical include proposal and report preparation, development and implementation of field and laboratory testing programs for geotechnical and geological investigations, and preparation of comprehensive geotechnical report, also responsible for supervision of field technicians performing earthwork observation.

Mr. Trazo has served as a lecturer in the Geotechnical Engineering Department at California Polytechnic University, Pomona since 2003. He has taught all the geotechnical courses required of undergraduates. He has also taught short courses designed to prepare civil engineers to pass their California State Board examinations since 2001.

Professional History

Southern California Geotechnical, Inc.
Anaheim, California
Senior Engineer to Principal Engineer
December 2004 to Present 

Local Geotechnical Consulting Firm
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Project Engineer to Senior Engineer
1998 to 2004 

Local Geotechnical Consulting Firm
Los Angeles, California
Staff Engineer to Project Engineer
1993 to 1998