Zach McClellan is GeoStabilization’s Mountain Region Senior Project Development Engineer and Alternative Delivery Director. Zach earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in civil engineering, with an emphasis in geotechnical/structural studies, from the University of Utah and has completed additional graduate coursework at the University of Texas at Austin as part of advancing towards his Ph.D. in civil engineering. A senior geotechnical engineer licensed in California and Texas, Zach has more than ten years of experience primarily with large infrastructure transportation projects valued from $75 million to more than $1 billion. After graduation, he spent two years with a national engineering consulting firm supporting all phases of numerous geotechnically focused civil engineering projects including electrical power transmission lines and substations, landslide monitoring and mitigation, commercial and industrial developments, construction/monitoring of large earth fills, and mining tailings storage facilities. Zach then moved to an international construction company where he was the geotechnical design manager for large design-build (DB) and public-private partnership (P3) transportation infrastructure projects in North America. In this capacity, he oversaw all aspects of each projects procurement phase and post-award phase geotechnical and geostructural design, including compliance with technical requirements, scopes and schedule, and development of deliverables such as geotechnical reports, field and laboratory investigations, and detailed geotechnical profiles, and life-cycle cost analyses.
He has earned the Project Management Institute PMP certification, the Institute of Sustainable Infrastructure ENV SP certification and is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Road and Transportation Builders Association, Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconaissance, Design-Build Insitute of America, the Deep Foundation Institute, and Young Professionals in Infrastructure. He is also a greyshirt volunteer for Team Rubicon.
Rock Scaling at a Railroad Tunnel Portal near Blueford, Illinois.