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PBI Offers Inspection, Analysis and Design of Dams and Hydraulic Structures

Starting January 1st 2018, PBI has added rope access inspection, analysis and design of Dams and Hydraulic Structures.  Our team is led by Kevin Gerst, who has extensive experience with inspection, analysis, design, and engineering during construction on dams and hydraulic structures.  Kevin started his career at the United States Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District working on the design of the new auxiliary control structure at Folsom Dam.  Prior to joining PBI, Kevin worked at HDR in Folsom, CA in the Dams and Hydraulic Structures group as a project manager/technical lead and developed a reputation for undertaking complex and challenging projects and producing high quality deliverables.  He has a passion for this industry and enjoys working with clients to create efficient and safe solutions to unique project demands.

PBI engineers have extensive experience with a wide variety of spillway, navigation, and flood control gates, including radial gates, vertical lift gates, and miter gates, along with all of their associated structural components.  PBI engineers also have extensive experience with spillways, flow-through monoliths/flood control outlets, intake structures, penstocks, and other appurtenant dam structures. Our highly qualified engineers and inspectors work with both public and private clients.

PBI hires Staff Engineer Brittney Salvador

Brittney Salvador has joined PBI’s team as a Staff Engineer I.

Brittney is an Engineer in Training with experience in hydraulic modeling and design in the public and private sectors. She is proficient in HEC-RAS, ArcGIS, HEC-HMS, and AutoCAD.

Brittney enjoys spending time outdoors, running, camping, and traveling. When she is not outdoors, she enjoys reading and doing yoga.

USACE On Call Contract

In partnership with CYS Structural Engineers, Inc., PBI has been awarded an on-call contract with the United States Army Corp of Engineers, Sacramento Division. Over the next 5 years, PBI will assist with hydraulic, hydrologic and other civil engineering tasks as needed.