Raised in Glenwood Springs, Tate spent his time enjoying everything the Roaring Fork Valley has to offer. In 2018 he moved back after 12 years on the front range expanding his professional career.
PO Box 2251
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
Tate Civil, PE 2018 – Present
Manage and operate excavation and general contracting operation on $50K and smaller projects performing earthwork and civil services in the Roaring Fork Valley.
Perform civil engineering services including design, drafting, permitting and construction feasibility for $200K and smaller projects.
Wilson & Company, PE 2017 – 2018
Civil/Bridge engineer working on $250 Mill design build project for UDOT. Project included replacing 6 bridges over I-15 through Lehi City as part of the Tech Corridor project.
Work included final design of two span bridge, plan production, shop drawing review and RFI responses.
Wood Group (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler), EIT June 2013 – June 2017
Staff engineer working on bridge, concrete box culvert, wall and roadway design for $100K to $1Mill DOT projects.
Work included structure inspection, alternatives analysis, structure selection reports, sub-consultant report review, cross-disciplinary coordination, preliminary design, final design, plan production, cost estimates, specifications, shop drawing review and RFI responses.
Colorado Department of Transportation – Bridge Enterprise, EIT Summer 2012
Assist team with project management of CM/GC and DBB bridge projects
Estimating bid totals and quantities
Plan review for 30%, 60% and 90% phase of design
Kumar & Associates (formerly HP Geotech), Lab Technician Summer 2011
Soil classification testing including, compaction, gradation and Atterberg limits as well as material strength testing
Infield concrete testing including, slump, percent air and density
Drilling assistant to obtain site soil profile
East Lake Creek Bridge Replacement
Replaced a functionally obsolete 2-lane crossing over East Lake Creek near Edwards. Designed structure consisted of a 43 foot wide by 100 foot single span bulb tee girder superstructure using elastomeric bearing pads on a fully integral abutments with H-piles.
Grand Avenue Pedestrian Bridge Replacement
Design of a 16 foot by 600 foot 5 span steel box girder superstructure on caissons and micropiles spanning over frontage road, UPRR, the Colorado River, I-70 and commercial developments. Project included elevator tower, stair case, landing structure, utility vaults, retaining walls and coordination with CM/GC team.
27th Street Bridge Replacement
Replaced a structurally deficient and functionally obsolete 2-lane crossing over the Roaring Fork River in Glenwood Springs using bridge slide construction. Designed structure consisted of a 33 wide by 190 foot single span plate girder superstructure on stub abutments with micropiles.
University of Colorado, M.S. in Civil Engineering, Structural May 2013
University of Colorado, B.S. in Architectural Engineering, Structural December 2011
AutoCAD, MicroStation, L-Pile, Sap2000, Larsa 4D, Conspan, Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
Professional Engineer, Colorado, PE.0053434
City of Glenwood Springs Class AA, Unlimited License #19-0001