M.S. – Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Emphasis), University of Colorado at Boulder – 2005
B.S. – Civil Engineering – University of Wyoming – 1992
Mr. Church has performed as a Project Manager, as well as a Design and Resident Engineer on numerous heavy civil construction and engineering projects throughout the United States for both governmental agencies and private industry.
His experience includes design of dams, pipelines, concrete structures, tunnels, slurry walls, canals, and roadways. For these projects, he has performed initial site analysis, feasibility studies, construction cost estimates, preparation of construction plans and specifications, and on-site construction related services.
Mr. Church’s work on water storage facilities includes design and engineering related construction services for dams and appurtenances, including homogeneous and zoned earth-fill, concrete faced rock-fill, and roller compacted concrete in Colorado. Mr. Church has also completed numerous feasibility studies for new dam construction, and rehabilitation and repair of existing dams. He has served as the Engineer of Record for several dams in Colorado, and has been approved and served as a third party reviewer for the Colorado State Engineer’s Office, Dam Safety Branch.
Mr. Church has assisted in design and provided construction related services for several miles of both raw and treated waterlines. These pipelines have ranged from 102-inch diameter steel pipe to six-inch diameter ductile iron pipe, and have been constructed in a variety of environments from high altitude mountainous terrain to within busy urban streets. Additionally, he has prepared feasibility studies for several raw water conveyance transmission lines.