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Colin Cummins

Colin Cummins, PE

Senior Engineer

Colin is an experienced geotechnical engineer operating out of Shannon & Wilson’s Salt Lake City office. His primary experience and background is in geotechnical engineering with a special emphasis in geotechnical seismic design and mitigation, global stability, foundations (shallow and deep), retaining structures and instrumentation installation and interpretation. Colin’s project experience includes local government roadways, state highways, interstates, transit transportation (street car, light rail and commuter rail), airport infrastructure, wind turbine foundations, commercial/retail structures, water storage and transmission, new embankment and landslide monitoring (slope inclinometers, vibrating wire piezometers and vibrating wire settlement plates).


  • MS, Civil Engineering, Brigham Young University, 2009
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Brigham Young University, 2008


  • Professional Engineer, Utah


  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Salt Lake City

Practice Area

Geotechnical Services

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