Mark Freitas, P.E., G.E.Senior Project Manager and Vice President
Mark Freitas is a registered Civil and Geotechnical Engineer with over 35 years of experience performing geotechnical investigations, analyses and design. Mark has successfully managed and provided senior-level direction on numerous geotechnical engineering studies for projects that are in the planning stage, to investigation and site characterization, through analyses and design and into construction. Over the last decade, Mark has been heavily involved in the evaluation of dams and levees, currently working as the Lead Geotechnical Engineer for the Guadalupe Dam Seismic Retrofit project in the Santa Clara Valley.
Mark has worked on a variety of facilities and structures, including levees, dams, treatment plants, manufacturing facilities, port facilities, roads, highways, bridges, commercial high-rise buildings and large site developments. He is highly experienced in field exploration, data interpretation and site characterization, foundation analysis and design, seepage and stability analyses, earthwork and site grading including development of site improvement and remediation features (preloading, vibroflotation, stone columns), report preparation and construction inspection.
Mark earned his Bachelor of Science (1980) and Master of Science (1982) degrees from the University of California, Berkeley (Go Bears). He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Geo-Institute of ASCE, the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO), the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), the International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC) and the American Council of Engineering Companies, California (ACEC).
- Licensed Civil Engineer: CA
- Licensed Geotechnical Engineer: CA
- American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), current Grassroots Committee Chair for the Bay Bridge Chapter