J. Samuel Vance
Geotechnical Engineering Manager
Sam has extensive experience planning and executing site investigations in various geologic settings. He has completed geologic characterizations, landslide and karst remediation, shallow and deep foundation construction documentation, and mass grading operations design. Mr. Vance’s areas of practice include foundations, construction quality control, site grading, remediation of geologic hazards, slope stabilization, roadways, railroads, tunnels, dams, and engineering management. His experience includes long-term field engineering assignments for construction projects involving earthfill dams, tied-back earth retention structures, tunnel rehabilitation, and the development and construction of large industrial project sites.
He provides senior consulting for geotechnical engineering projects for government, commercial, infrastructure, industrial, and private sector clients.