Rob Fingerson is GeoStabilization’s Senior Project Development Engineer for Washington. A graduate of California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, where he earned a BS in civil and environmental engineering, Rob is a licensed Professional Engineer in California, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Maryland, Oregon, and Utah. Rob also earned his Geotechnical Engineering License from the State of California. Before joining GeoStabilization, Rob worked as a consulting geotechnical engineer for 19 years and has vast experience providing mitigation solutions to unusual geotechnical challenges. His areas of expertise include: rockfall hazard reduction, erosion mitigation, slope stabilization, rock anchor design, and difficult site access projects. In his spare time Rob enjoys bicycling, skiing, backpacking, Plein air painting, and travel.
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.