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Jorge Avalos

Jorge Avalos, EIT

Geotechnical Staff

Jorge Avalos joined Shannon & Wilson in 2015 upon completing his master's degree at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.  His technical experience encompasses earth pressure analysis, bearing capacity analysis, ground settlement analysis, slope stability analysis and geotechnical report preparation.  He has been involved in construction observation including foundation subgrades, deep foundation instillation, railroad substructure improvement, instrumentation, tunnel lining replacement, slope stabilization, and fill placement and compaction. He has also been involved with subsurface field exploration and characterization, contaminated soil sampling, field density sampling, and slope monitoring and instrumentation. Jorge has been involved in numerous site reconnaissance and construction observation projects.


  • MS, Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, 2015 
  • BS, Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, 2014


  • Engineer-In-Training, Illinois 


  • American Society of Civil Engineers 
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers 

Practice Area

Geotechnical Services

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