In this episode, I talk to Mike Lozanoff. P.E., owner at Lozanoff Consulting Services, LLC about invoicing in engineering firms, write-offs, and how these two actions can affect the project profitability of a consulting engineering firm.
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In this episode of The Civil Engineering Podcast, I talk with Matt Reuer, P.E., Manager of Engineering Controls at Kiewit Engineering Group about project controls, what they are, why they are important in civil engineering, and what the benefits are of project controls.
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In this episode, I talk with Dustin Williams, CEO, and co-founder of Remote Optix, and founder of Flywheel AEC, about BIM for civil engineers and how it is used in civil engineering projects. He also tells us about a specific 4-step process his company utilizes on BIM projects to ensure project success.
Here Are Some of the Questions I Ask Dustin:
In this episode of The Civil Engineering Podcast, I talk to Heidi Klein, MCE, PE, a Project Manager of Forensics at Vertex, about forensic engineering, what it is, the kind of work it includes, and the roles forensic engineers play when working on a case.
Here Are Some of the Questions I Ask Heidi:
- What is forensic engineering and when would someone contact a forensic engineer?
- What kind of evidence do forensic engineers collect?
- Do forensic engineers need to testify in court?
- What does a career in forensic engineering look like?
- How can civil engineers in the construction industry help to make investigations easier for forensic engineers?
- How do you deal with performance-based design investigations?
- What advice can you provide to engineers considering a career in forensic engineering?
Here Are Some Key Points Discussed in This Episode About Forensic Engineering:
In this episode, I talk to Steve Long, P.E., a senior engineer with Freese and Nichols, Inc., who currently serves as the Program Manager for the North Texas Municipal Water District’s Bois d’Arc Lake Program. He discusses alternate delivery methods for the Bois d’Arc Lake Program and how one of these methods helped his client save $70 million.
Here Are Some of the Questions I Ask Steve:
In this episode, I talk to Jamie Graham, P.E., PTOE, Traffic and Transportation Department Manager at Carroll Engineering Corporation, about project development plans and how they can set your projects up for success. Jamie also talks about the skills he looks for in project engineers when he is building a team.
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In this episode of The Civil Engineering Podcast, I talk to Christina Tipp, PG, CEG, a professional geologist, and Jason Island, P.E., QSP/D, a senior civil engineer, both from SHN, about the crossover between geological engineering and civil engineering, and how and when you need to get geological engineers involved in your civil engineering projects.
Here Are Some of the Questions I Ask Jason and Christina:
- What is geological engineering and what do geological engineers do?
- Why is it important for engineers to have a good understanding of the different disciplines involved in a civil engineering project?
- Tell us about some of the civil engineering projects you have worked on in the past where you needed to get geological engineering involved on the civil engineering project?
- How do civil engineers know when to involve a geological engineer in their projects?
- Tell us about a civil engineering project that you both have worked on together that had a geological component to it?
- What advice can you give engineers considering pursuing a career in geological engineering?
Here Are Some Key Points Discussed in This Episode About Geological Engineering:
In this episode of The Civil Engineering Podcast, I talk to Professor Malcolm Chrisp, who is the Head of the School of Energy, Infrastructure & Society, at Heriot-Watt University. Joining him today are five of his master’s level students who have been helping him explore a possible Celtic Crossing, a submerged floating tube bridge linking Scotland and Northern Ireland. They are Eoin MacDonald, Dan Marek, Joel Meggs, Rory Saunders, and Gavin Mackay.
In this episode, I talk to Douglas Frost, P.E., a Senior Vice President at Dewberry. Douglas currently serves as the Quality Assurance Manager for the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion, and in this episode I talk to him about this project, which is the largest construction project in Virginia’s history. He also talks about Dewberry’s involvement in the project and discusses some interesting aspects around the project. He even offers an amazing piece of career advice that was given to him by Mr. Sidney Dewberry!