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Austin Madsen

Austin Madsen

Geology Staff

With a background in geology, Austin’s experience includes supervising drilling rig work, performing inspections for mine reclamation, soil logs, aquifer testing, design calculations for projects.  He has been involved with rockfall prevention projects, tie down anchor inspections, and collected and processed ground penetrating radar (GPR) data. Recently, Austin has carried out seismic refraction studies on several different types of soil.  He also had the opportunity to work on several bridge projects for the Local Highway Technical Assistance Council (LHTAC) in Idaho.

Austin frequently travels between the Boise and Seattle offices to perform field work on a variety of projects for federal, municipal, local highway districts, municipalities including the Local Highway Technical Assistance Council and state agencies such as Idaho Transportation Department. Federally, clients include the US Navy, US Air Force and the Bureau of Land Management.


  • MS, Geological Engineering, University of Idaho, 2022
  • BS, Civil Engineering, University of Idaho, 2020


  • ASCE
  • Geo-Institute

Practice Area

Geotechnical Services

Geological Services

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