Majid Talebi

Geotechnical Engineer

Bedminster, New Jersey, United States of America (USA)
English,
Persian
Licenses
PE - Geotechnical | New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Missouri | USA
Fields of Expertise

Geotechnical Engineering

Codes & Standards
AASHTO
NJDOT
IBC
NYSDOT
NYCBC
USACE
FHWA
Software Knowledge
Plaxis
Abaqus
Geostudio
Flac
Mathcad
AutoCad
Fossa
Ressa
MSEW
CAREER SUMMARY
18+ years of experience in Geotechnical Engineering
WORK EXPERIENCE
Senior Project Manager
2019 - Present
Oweis Engineering Inc.
Bedminster, United States of America (USA)
• Directing and participating in the performance of complex engineering tasks
• Compiling and presenting results of complex engineering studies
• Project Management of projects to deliver planned scope, schedule and fee
• Remaining on top of current theories, emerging technologies, changing regulations,
market conditions and business opportunities.
• Maintaining existing clients and expand service base
• Developing new clients
Group Manager
2016 - 2018
Marino Engineering associates, Inc.
United States of America (USA)
• Managed and led the project team
• Supervised and managed Staff engineers, technicians, geologist and laboratory technicians in order to achieve the goals of the project and the company
• Performed and/or overseeing various MEA projects, geotechnical engineering analysis
• Oversaw production, cost estimates, specifications, and drawings
• Prepared documentation for professional geotechnical reports for clients
• Developed and managed project budgets and schedules
• Coordinated project planning and quality reviews
• Met with potential and current clients to communicate progress and solve issues
• Contributed to the bidding phase, including pre-bid meetings, addenda and bid evaluations
Research Assistant
2011 - 2016
University of Delaware
United States of America (USA)
• Designed, supervised and instrumented the first GRS-IBS (Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil-Integrated Bridge System) constructed in Delaware
• Designed and fabricated a new ring shear device
Head Of Structural and Geotechnical Group
2005 - 2011
IWPCO
Iran
• Was involved with geotechnical and structural study of several small, medium and large dams, hydropower plants and their appurtenant geotechnical structures such as spillways, tunnels and excavations, feasibility study to detailed design
• Reviewed engineering design and assessed work of all team members
• Prepared and reviewed geotechnical reports
• Planned, scheduled and supervised field geotechnical exploration
• Designed and monitored the instrumentation system for earth structures
• Coordinated Technical Meeting
• Was involved with the bidding procedures and prepared technical and financial proposals
• Managed project time and cost
Geotechnical Engineer
2000 - 2005
Abgeer Consulting Engineers
Iran
• Was involved with geotechnical study and design of several urban projects including subway stations, tunnels, refineries, sport complex and schools
• Was involved with the design of rehabilitation plan for earth dams and appurtenant structures
• Performed feasibly study and detailed design of earth structures
• Performed special analyses for earth structures such as dams, shallow and deep foundations, excavations, tunnels and reinforced retaining walls (e.g. slope stability, 2D and 3D stress- strain and seepage analyses, dynamic analysis, liquefaction, arching, hydraulic fracturing)
• Modeled numerical simulation of earth structures such as tunnels, excavations, dams and foundations (2D and 3D)
EDUCATION
PhD, Doctor of Philosophy, Geotechnical engineering
2016
University of Delaware
United States of America (USA)
Master of Science, Geotechnical Engineering
2013
University of Delaware
United States of America (USA)
Master of Science, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
2001
Sharif University of Technology (S.U.T.)
Tehran, Iran
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
1999
Sharif University of Technology (S.U.T.)
Tehran, Iran
CERTIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
PE in NY, NJ, Maryland, & Missouri
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
Geotechnical Engineering
 
Area of focus
Channels
Embankments & Slope Stabilizition
Soil Investigation
Foundation Engineering
Reservoirs
Scour & Erosion Mitigation
Tunnels
Dams, Dykes, & Levees
Ground Improvement
Retaining Structures
Shoring Design
Services
Detailed Design
Schematic Design
Report Writing
Design Review
Bill Of Quantities
Modelling, Calculations, Analysis
Specifications
Software
AutoCAD
Plaxis 3D
Plaxis 2D
Foxta
Talren