Greg Raines brings nearly 30 years of global expertise in tunnels and underground structures. He actively participates in the Underground Construction Association and International Tunneling Association, and is a frequent speaker and author. Stantec’s tunneling experts support spans numerous markets and technologies where tunnels, shafts, inclines and caverns are used. Tunnels and underground structures are key components of water conveyance, wastewater collection, wet weather storage, hydropower, dam inlets and outlets, mining infrastructure, and a wide variety of federal applications around the world. The tunneling practice provides expertise to support our widely varied operations in all phases of project delivery, including program management, planning, design, construction management, construction, and rehabilitation of hard rock and soft ground tunnels
Julian has an extensive background in the design, management, and construction of tunnels for water, transportation, and utility applications. He has experience leading teams of engineers in preparing bid documents, including design, schedule, and cost estimates, as well as construction management. His skills include managing high-level planning and coordination of all projects from design through construction, and identifying potential project impacts throughout the process.
Dennis Molvik is Vice President of Northwest Boring. He has managed and supervised microtunneling projects for over 20 years. His most recent project was the Fremont Siphon project which was just completed in 2016. He is a past recipient of the Microtunneling Achievement Award from the Colorado School of Mines. He is also a past two term president of NUCA of Washington.
Todd has been involved in the design and construction of underground projects for over 20 years. He obtained a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Ohio State University in 1996 and later earned a Master’s Degree in Geotechnical Engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Following graduation, he worked for reputable geotechnical firms where he supported the geotechnical aspects of pipelines, tunnels, and pump station and wastewater treatment plant projects. From 2000 to 2014, Todd worked on hundreds of underground projects facilitating the generation of geotechnical reports, and preparation of construction documents for bidding purposes. Additionally, Todd worked for large general contractors, estimating and managing the construction of underground projects. In 2014, Todd founded Kilduff Underground Engineering, Inc., in Denver, CO and is recognized nationwide as an expert in underground projects.
Trevor is a 14-year veteran of the steel industry, having worked with various entities including major national and international original equipment manufacturers and contractors on product design and material applications for environmental, agricultural, energy, oil and gas, and construction products. As a Permalok® team member, Trevor has been fortunate to learn from the recognized leaders in underground construction and has focused his efforts on expanding the company’s reach and expertise in trenchless construction and new product design and development working with customers to bring new steel pipe technology to the forefront in tunnel construction.
Lindsay has over 15 years of experience in the area of water resources and civil engineering design. Over her career Lindsay has assisted clients around the globe to develop hydropower and pumped storage projects up to 30 MW in size. She has also completed several statewide and regional resource assessments as well as authoring a small hydro guidebook. Lindsay’s company is a civil engineering firm specializing in small hydropower development, offering feasibility studies, research assistance, permitting, project management, final design and construction observation services.
Rene is Engineering Supervisor with Hobas Pipe USA. His duties include plans and specifications reviews, pipe calculations and design for pressure and non-pressure applications, product submittals, and technical support for sales, consulting engineers, contractors, and owners. Garcia, who has been with Hobas since 2001, is a frequent presenter and author.
Oh is a graduate of King Mongkut Institute of Technology, Thailand with a Bachelors in Engineering and the University of Colorado with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering, with an emphasis in Manufacturing and Design. Hired by Microtunneling Inc. in 2000, Oh quickly demonstrated his abilities to analyze and address design and production issues. Oh is currently the Director of Engineering for Microtunneling Inc. and liaison between Microtunneling Inc. in Boulder and manufacturing facilities in Bangkok, Thailand.
Mike has been working in the tunneling industry for over 10 years. He has worked on a variety of projects with expertise in drill/blast techniques, soft ground TBM operation, microtunneling, a variety of tunnel rehab techniques, pipe placement in tunnels/shafts and underground concrete structures. Alternating between proposal writing, estimating, and project management he has been with the Michels Corporation for over 4 years and is based in North Vancouver, British Columbia.
Marius Cornea Has bachelors and master’s degree in Geodetic engineering. He was a surveyor for 3 years before starting at VMT Germany in 2015 as project engineer. He has managed multiple tunneling projects around the world, with many projects focusing on microtunneling, and has implemented VMT´s guidance solutions for all types of tunnel configurations. For the last year-and-a-half, he has been working as project manager for VMT in the USA, focusing on tunneling projects in North America.