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Paul Macklin

Paul Macklin, PE

Vice President

Paul Macklin is a design and construction manager with geotechnical engineering and engineering geology experience related to heavy highway and transit projects. He has been the lead geotechnical engineer and/or geotechnical task manager on highway and transit projects for owners and contractors for traditional design-bid-build to design-build to large turnkey public-private-partnerships. 

Paul has been responsible for scoping projects, estimating budgets and cost management, developing subsurface exploration and laboratory testing programs, managing field and laboratory work, completing analyses for design, managing staff engineers in the analyses and report preparation portions of projects, reviewing plans and specifications, and managing construction monitoring activities. His experience includes designing shallow and deep foundation support for structures; analyzing settlements for above ground and buried structures; designing embankments; designing preloads and surcharges for soft ground conditions; providing recommendations and design for earth retention and shoring systems, including non-gravity cantilever walls, soil nail walls, tieback walls, steepened slopes; mechanically stabilized earth walls; and providing analyses and recommendations for slope stability mitigation.  


  • MS, Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering, University of Colorado, Denver, 1994
  • BS, Geology, College of William and Mary, 1982


  • Professional Engineer, Colorado 


  • Deep Foundation Institute
  • The Society of American Military Engineers

Practice Area

Geotechnical Services

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