Brent was a graduate research assistant at Michigan State University before working at a large geotechnical construction firm where he gained a wealth of experience as a Field Engineer, Project Engineer, and then as a Project Manager. Brent was involved in various projects that utilized the following technologies: Earth Retention / Excavation Support (anchors, soil nailing, underpinning, soldier beam and lagging), Grouting (jet and compaction grouting), Piles (jacked/helical piles, micropiles, augercast piles), and Vibro (compaction).
Brent has extensive experience with bidding, design, testing, field QA/QC, and management of deep foundation, earth retention, and ground improvement projects. He graduated from Michigan State University with both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Civil Engineering and currently resides in Michigan.
A variation of karst sinkhole grouting is the grouting of mined coal seams and workings located below existing infrastructure that exhibit the potential to propagate to the surface and cause sinkholes and/or subsidence.