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Engineer Civil

Mobile, AL
November 22, 2018

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Name: Olga Brown

Contact Information: P.O. Box **92,

Tucker, GA 30084

Tel. (678) 722- 1148


Profession: Civil Engineer – Geotechnical Engineering: Highways and Bridges

Experience: 37 years: 13 years in the U.S.A., 24 years in Russia

Professional Skills: Geotechnical Engineering, Highways Buildup and Bridge Foundation Design, Quantity Surveying

Education: The Volgograd Institute of Civil Engineering

Volgograd, Russia, 1974

Civil Engineering Degree (with Honors)

(US Bachelor’s and Master’s equivalent)

Industrial and Civil Building

Graduated in top 8% of class

Evaluated in the U.S.A. as Bachelor’s with GAP =3.89

Other: Central Alabama Community College

Childersburg, Alabama, U.S.A., 2002

Computer Drafting and Design, AutoCAD 2000

Associations: Professional Engineer, State of Alabama and Georgia

NCEES Records Holder

Computer Literacy: MicroStation, AutoCAD, Buzpile, Shaft 5, DARWin, giNT,

Microsoft Office

Familiar with AASHTO Highway Design Standards

Languages: English, Russian

Workshops and Conferences:

The U.S.A.

Nov. 2018 Advancements in GPR Arrays and 3D Deliverables

July 2018 Mechanical and Dynamic Properties of LDCC

June 2018 An Introduction to Low Density Cellular Concrete and Advanced Foam Technologies

Apr. 2018 An Introduction to Low Density Cellular Concrete and Advanced Foam Technologies

Mar. 2018 The Design of MSE Walls with Low Density Cellular Concrete (LDCC)

Feb.2018 Retaining Walls Foundation Report- LRFD, Georgia DOT training

Dec. 2017 Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference, Savannah, GA

Nov. 2017 OSHA HAZWOPER Refresher Training

Oct. 2017 The 2017 Georgia Transportation Summit

Oct. 2017 Project Management for the Engineer

Oct. 2017 Earth Retaining Structures

July 2014 SHRP2 RO5 Precast Concrete Pavement Technology

Apr. 2014 Ground Improvement Methods

Apr. 2014 Spread Footings: LRFD Design and Construction

Nov. 2013 MS Office Publisher 2010

Aug. 2013 MS Office Access 2007 Advanced

July 2013 MS Office Access 2007 Intermediate

June 2013 Intermediate GIS

June 2013 Introduction to GIS

May 2013 MS Office Outlook 2007 Introduction

Apr. 2013 High Friction Pavement Surface Treatments, FHWA Information Summit

Apr. 2013 First ALDOT Pre-construction Conference

Feb. 2013 56-th Annual Transportation Conference

Feb. 2013 Adobe Acrobat X

Jan. 2013 MS Office Access 2007 Introduction

Jan. 2013 MS Office Power Point 2007 Intermediate/Advanced

Dec. 2012 Transportation Research Board Webinar: Geotechnical Tools: Engineering Tools & Technology Selection Guidelines for Geotechnical, Structural, & Pavement Engineers

Dec. 2012 MS Office Excel 2010 Intermediate

Nov. 2012 MS Office Power Point 2007 Introduction

June 2012 Microsoft Office Excel 2010 Introduction

May 2012 Microsoft Office World 2007 Intermediate

May 2012 Micropiles Design and Construction

April 2012 Inspection of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls and Reinforced Soil Slopes

March 2012 Windows 7

March 2012 Concrete Pavement Preservation Workshop

Feb. 2012 Transportation Conference

Feb. 2012 Soils Sampling and Lab Testing

Oct. 2011 Geotechnical Considerations for Soil Surveys and Materials Reports

Aug. 2011 Advanced Interactive Communication

April 2011 Earthwork and Base Technician

April 2011 Radiological Safety

Feb. 2011 54th Transportation Conference

March 2010 Contract Plan Reading

March 2010 Subsurface Drainage for Pavements

Feb. 2010 Slope Maintenance and Slide Restoration

Feb. 2010 Soils Sampling and Testing

Jan. 2010 Soils and Foundations Workshop

April 2009 Geotechnical Aspects of Pavements

April 2009 Geosynthetics Design and Construction

Jan. –April 2009 Construction Estimating I, George Brown College, Toronto, Canada

July 2008 Advanced Business Writing

May 2008 Technical Seminar on Precast Concrete Pavement Systems (PCPS),

FHWA and AASHTO Technology Implementation Group

March 2008 Design of Joints for Concrete Pavements

March 2008 Workshop on Aggregates for Pavements

June 2007 Value Engineering Workshop FHWA NHI- 134005 course

Mar. 2007 Soil Moisture & Density Testing

Mar. 2007 Stream Stability & Scour

Mar. 2007 Soil Slope & Embankment Design

Feb. 2007 Driven Pile Foundation Inspection

Jan. 2007 Lime-Treated Soils

Jan. 2007 Earth Retaining Structures

Jan. 2007 Interview and Selection

Oct. 2006 Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Conference

Oct. 2006 Alabama Construction/Materials Conference

Dec 2005 Asphalt Technician Level 1

Nov 2005 Radiation Safety Course

Nov 2005 Roadway Technician Level 1

Sept 2005 Employment Law for Managers/Supervisors

Sept 2005 How to Handle Difficult People

Sept 2005 Positive Discipline

Sept 2005 Performance Appraisal for Supervisors

Sept 2005 ALDOT Manual Course

Sept 2005 Situational Leadership

July 2005 MicroStation 8

June 2005 Design and Construction of Driven Pile Foundations -

NHI Courses # 132021 and 132022

Jan 2005 Hazardous Materials

Sept 2004 Storm Water Expo

July 2004 Microsoft Excel Introduction

July 2004 Microsoft Access Introduction

June 2004 Soil Slope and Embankment Design NHI Course # 132033

May 2004 Earth Retaining Structures NHI Course # 132036

Mar 2004 On the Job Training Program. Roadway Design

Jan 2004 On the Job Training Program. Roadway Construction

Jan 2004 On the Job Training Program. Roadway Maintenance

Oct 2003 Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Review Course

Sept 2003 MicroStation J Training

Aug 2003 Asphalt Pavement Maintenance Course # C030812

July 2003 Presenting Data and Information Effectively and in Person

July 2003 Drilled Shafts NHI Course # 132014

June 2003 MS Word XP/2002 Introduction

May 2003 Basics of Soils with Geotechnical Applications

May 2003 Settlement and Consolidation Analysis

May 2003 Laboratory Soils Testing Training

Professional Experience:

The U.S.A.

September 2018- Present time

Corporate Environmental Risk Management (C.E.R.M.)

Tucker, GA

Project Engineer II

Site subsurface investigation; soil survey report for roadways; foundation investigation for retaining wall, bridges, structures; construction operations monitoring, water reservoir repair assessment and cost estimate preparation.

October 2017- August 20118

Ranger Consulting Inc.

Rome, GA

Project Engineer

Site subsurface investigation; soil survey reports for roadways; roadway pavement distress evaluation; pavement design for GDOT roadway projects.

August 2006 – Retired in October 2014

Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), Bureau of Materials and Tests, Materials Section, Montgomery, Alabama

Soft Soils Engineer, Professional Civil Engineer I:

Reviewing all plans, site subsurface investigations and Materials Write-up Reports for soft soils issues for highway alignment and culverts/ pipes locations on ALDOT roadway projects; highway buildup design; coordination with Division Materials Engineers and Consultants on soil surveys; reviewing all drilling results to insure that subsurface soils under the structure are sufficient for loads; ground improvement design.

November 2004- August 2006

ALDOT, Division 5, Materials & Tests Section, Tuscaloosa, Alabama:

Material Write-up Engineer: site soil investigation; roadway condition survey, soil/core samples and traffic data evaluation for determination proper pavement design and writing Materials Reports for new construction and resurfacing projects; participating PS&E and Plan-in Hands meetings; supervision and training of 6 people (Professional Civil Engineer Trainees). Reporting directly to the Division Materials Engineer.January 2003- November 2004

ALDOT, Bureau of Materials & Tests, Geotechnical Division, Montgomery, Alabama.Soils Engineer: Site soil investigation; supervision of drilling and sampling operations, evaluation of soils and rocks properties; writing Foundation Reports for bridges; reporting to the Geotechnical Engineer.



Gelios L.L.P, Volgograd, Russia

Industrial and Technical Department Chief: estimation and control of construction costs: work, labor, materials and machines; preparation of Tender/Contract Documents; the day to day running of building projects; liaison with customers and business partners; project negotiation, managed reconstruction and new building and road construction.


Volgograd Zhilgrazhdanstroy Directorate, Volgograd

Industrial and Technical Department Chief: Measurement and control of the costs on construction projects; preparation of estimates; determination of bills of materials; liaison with customers and business partners.

Projects included civil and industrial buildings and roads in Volgograd, Russia.


Volgograd Plant of Ferro-Concrete, Volgograd

Safety Engineer: Inspection of work area conditions, accident investigation and reporting, compliance reporting.


Gidroproekt Institute, USSR Ministry of Power Engineering, Volgograd

Senior Engineer (Structural Engineer): Design of structures for Nuclear Power Facilities in the USSR (Kursk, Chernobyl, Smolensk, etc.)


Plant of Metal Constructions, Volgograd

Second Category Constructor: Responsible for making detailed drafts of metal constructions for industrial buildings.


Planning and Renovation Construction, Department of Projects and Design, Volgograd

Third Category Constructor (Structural Engineer): Reconstruction design of industrial buildings.

Personal Interests & Hobbies: Reading, Learning Foreign Languages, Travelling.

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