Jorge Luis Castillo is a Senior Geotech/Geological Engineer based in Knight Piésold’s Denver office. He has over 25 years of experience in geotechnical services and project management related to mining. His experience in tailings and mine waste projects in North America, South America, and Central America include site geotechnical investigation, tailings dams design and construction, waste dumps design, foundations design, geotechnical analyses and seismic hazards studies, and preparation of construction drawings and specifications.
He also has experience in seismic hazard studies to determinate the maximum seismic acceleration and spectra design. Jorge has published 12 technical papers on tailings rockfill dams and heap leach pad stability analyses. He is a licensed professional engineer in Colorado, USA, and a licensed civil engineer in Peru.