Press Release

Pedro J. Amaya, P.E. Joins GEI

November 30, 2020

Columbus, OH – GEI Consultants Inc., one of the nation’s leading technical consulting services firms is pleased to announce Pedro J. Amaya, P.E. has joined GEI’s Columbus, OH office as a Senior Consultant.

Mr. Amaya has more than 34 years of engineering experience in the design, maintenance and construction of dams, landfills, foundation design, construction and monitoring of civil and geotechnical works. Since 1990 he had worked for American Electric Power (AEP) Service Corporation where he directed, coordinated and provided technical guidance to the work associated with the planning of CCR engineering strategy to comply with current regulations and minimize current and future performance risk with ash facilities. He also provided technical guidance and oversight of the engineering and design work associated with the maintenance and restoration of aging hydro dam infrastructure. His responsibilities also included the guidance and enhancement of dam safety protocols, including condition reviews and evaluation of alternatives for continue regulatory compliance and Dam Safety Emergency Response.

Mr. Amaya holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Colombian School of Engineering, and an M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering from The Ohio State University. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Arkansas, Louisiana, Indiana, and Colombia, South America.

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