Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (June 5, 2019) – The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce Bernard J. Graves III, P.E. has joined the company as a Geotechnical Project Engineer for its Geotechnical Engineering group located in Nashville.
Graves has five years of experience in the field, including shallow and deep foundation analysis, slope stability analysis, settlement estimates, lateral load analysis, instrumental monitoring, bearing capacity, pavement design, retaining wall design, and soil resistivity. Prior to joining Chazen, Graves worked for CDM Smith performing these duties, as well as geotechnical design reports and dam inspections.
“We’re looking forward to working with Ben and strengthening our geotechnical project expertise in Nashville” said Peter Romano, P.E., Principal, Director, Tennessee/Civil Engineering, Chazen.
Graves has a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Tennessee. In his new role at Chazen, he will help oversee the growing number of geotechnical opportunities in the Tennessee market and help support geotechnical projects. Graves currently lives in the Nashville area.
Founded over 70 years ago, The Chazen Companies is an employee-owned, multi-disciplinary firm providing civil engineering, land surveying, planning, environmental and safety consulting, code services, landscape architecture, construction services, transportation planning and traffic engineering to clients in the private and public sectors. Chazen’s 140 employees proudly collaborate with municipalities, state agencies, developers, landowners, utility companies, and industrial, healthcare, education, and nonprofit clients from project concept to completion, taking a customized approach to every project. With offices in Glens Falls, Troy, Poughkeepsie and White Plains, NY; Nashville and Chattanooga, TN; and Portland, OR, Chazen delivers world class performance focused on creating effective, long-term partnerships with its clients. Learn more at www.chazencompanies.com.