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Darren Beckstrand

Registration
Engineering Geologist
Oregon, Washington

Geologist
Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Wyoming

Career
2000 - present
Associate Geologist
Cornforth Consultants

Education
2001 M.S.
Geology
Portland State University Portland, Oregon

1998 B.S.
Geology
Portland State University Portland, Oregon

Honors/Societies
Certified Professional Geologist, American Institute of Professional Geologists

2014 Chair, Oregon Section of Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists

Board Member, Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists

 

 

Darren L. Beckstrand
Senior Associate Geologist

Mr. Beckstrand has 14 years of experience as an engineering geologist. He has worked on the investigation of earth, rockfill and concrete dams and numerous transportation projects. Geotechnical instrumentation is an area of expertise, with experience in designing, installing, collecting and analyzing data from slope inclinometers, vibrating wire piezometers and crackmeters, and extensometers. He also has extensive experience in the evaluation, investigation, mitigation of landslide and rockfall hazards.

He has served as a geologist on the following representative projects