Ken graduated with a BS and MS in Civil Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri (formerly the University of Missouri-Rolla) and is currently working on his PhD. He is registered as a professional engineer in Missouri and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Ken is a Design Engineer for Archer-Elgin and has over 17 years of experience in the consulting engineering field.
Ken has been involved in design and analysis of numerous facilities, including: multi-spanned bridge structures; residential and commercial structures; wastewater treatment facilities; sanitary sewer collection systems and facilities; and municipal stormwater management facilities. He has worked extensively with contractors in the field during construction of proposed improvements and is well-versed in construction methods utilized for various types of construction.
As a Professional Engineer for Archer-Elgin, Ken has worked with a variety of clientele, including municipalities, governmental agencies, and private individuals. Ken has performed within and managed design teams focused on the analysis of infrastructure deficiencies, with a focus on providing the client timely and sound recommendations for improvements. Ken routinely drafts correspondence, engineering reports and facility plans detailing the proposed improvements for submittal to state and federal funding and permitting agencies.
Ken interfaces directly with personnel at numerous municipalities to facilitate the comprehensive and timely assessment of infrastructure deficiencies and needs. Ken attends meetings with city personnel to review analysis findings and design. He also works in various capacities to administer projects during the bidding and construction phases of projects.