Mr. Kelly has over thirty years of experience in the field of civil and sanitary engineering. Mr. Kelly joined LACO in 2011 as a Senior Civil Engineer. Mr. Kelly’s strengths are in project and construction management, water and wastewater system analysis and design, hydraulic and site design, and traffic analysis and transportation facility design.
Prior to joining LACO, Mr. Kelly formed a consulting engineering firm in January 1994, focusing on municipal public works projects. He merged with Spencer Engineering and Construction Management, Inc. in 1995, and in 1997, Mr. Kelly became the owner of the firm. In this capacity, he provided supervision to a staff of 5 to 10 engineers, land surveyors, technicians, drafters, and inspectors while providing consulting engineering services to a variety of public and private clients. In 2009, Mr. Kelly completed a long-planned transition and moved to Portland, Oregon.
From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Kelly worked with the Eureka, California firm of SHN Consulting Engineers and Geologists. His project experience at SHN included water and wastewater system analyses, water transmission main, booster station, and storage tank designs, sewage pump station design, landfill design, traffic analyses and roadway design, site civil design, and construction management. Mr. Kelly’s position with SHN evolved into Project Manager and finally to Civil Engineering Department Director.
Prior to working with SHN, Mr. Kelly worked for two years as a design engineer and project manager with the firm of Barrett Consulting Group, located in Guam, Marianas Islands. In this position, he assisted with the design of two large wastewater pumping stations, performed a sewer system evaluation survey, prepared a groundwater quality-sampling plan, and was the construction administrator for a $20 million, 10-story hotel addition.