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Scott Garbs

Scott Garbs, RG, PG


Scott has nearly 40 years of experience in surface and subsurface geology. He has been involved in many facets of geotechnical engineering, including field reconnaissance, exploration of subsurface overburden and bedrock, laboratory testing, implementing quality control and assurance, installing instrumentation, and preparing reports. 
Scott has developed and implemented surface and subsurface exploration programs such as enlarging and rehabilitating existing tunnels, drill and blast and TBM tunneling, constructing zoned earthen dams, constructing levees, installing ground support, installing and monitoring instrumentation, landfills, closing hazardous waste sites, installing temporary shoring, constructing engineered fill, installing auger-cast piles, testing concrete, surveying, groundwater monitoring, and installing foundation elements ranging from high-capacity, drilled piers to low-capacity spread footings. In addition, Scott is experienced in installing piezometers/monitoring wells for RFRA and CERCLA regulations. He has completed the OSHA-required, 40-hour health and safety training course for work on hazardous waste sites.  


  • BS, Earth Sciences, Southern Illinois University, 1982


  • Registered Geologist, Missouri
  • Professional Geologist, Illinois


  • American Society of Dam Safety Officials
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