Title: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Principal Geotechnical Engineer
Mr. Reader has more than two decades of experience performing geotechnical investigations for a wide range of projects in Southern California. His experience includes investigations for highway and bridge development, public works projects, commercial development, city redevelopment studies, landslide analysis and stabilization, water and wastewater treatment plants, hospitals, educational facilities, midrise structures, liquefaction, and seismicity. His specialties include soil dynamics, faulting and ground motion analysis, liquefaction, and computer programming. He has developed many sophisticated inhouse geotechnical computer programs for use in pile capacity, ground motion, liquefaction, response spectra, and foundation settlement. Mr. Reader has extensive knowledge of piles and pile placement techniques. He has given seminars in the subject and is continually seeking updated information and ideas to keep up with the latest developments and specifications.