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Steve McMullen

Steve McMullen, PE, LEG

Vice President

With nearly two decades of geotechnical and geological engineering experience, Steve has spent the last 16 years almost exclusively devoted to railroad projects.  Drawing from his geological engineering background, Steve recognizes the major impacts geologic issues can have on railroad design, construction, and maintenance. He has directed geotechnical and geological reconnaissance efforts for railroad condition assessments and new track construction projects ranging from two to 880 miles in length. 

The majority of Steve's railroad projects have involved the stabilizing the soft subgrade, embankment slopes, and landslides that impact railroad operations. He also has extensive experience with tunnel improvements, track substructure design, river bank stabilization, soil nail shoring, bridge foundations, and retaining walls. Steve specializes in designing low-cost stabilization methods that can be constructed with minimal impact on railroad operations.


  • MS, Civil Engineering (Geotechnical), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1989
  • BS, Geological Engineering, Washington State University, 1988


  • Professional Engineer (Civil), Washington, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana
  • Licensed Engineering Geologist, Washington


  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Association of Engineering Geologists
  • American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association



Practice Area

Geotechnical Services

Geological Services

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