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David Vara

David Vara, PE

Senior Associate, Denver Office Manager

Dave is a geotechnical engineer with more than 10 years of experience on a wide variety of infrastructure and development projects, including major design-build rail, roadway, and bridge projects, evaluation and remediation of landslides, water and wastewater plants, and design of shoring systems.  His technical experience includes design of structural repairs for landslide stabilization, deep foundations, risk-basked analysis, geotechnical instrumentation, embankments and retaining structures, numerical modeling, and in-situ testing.  


  • MSE, Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2008
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Ohio State University, 2006


  • Professional Engineer (Civil), Colorado, North Dakota 


  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Geo Institute
  • Design-Build Institute of America
  • Deep Foundations Institute, Landslides/Slope Stabilization Committee Member
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