Samuel (Sam) Bush is a Manager Technician based in Knight Piésold’s Elko office. Sam serves as the Elko office lead, relocating to this office in February 2016 after having served as the Denver office’s geotechnical laboratory manager for over 25 years. He is responsible for developing new and sustaining client relations and for oversight of the Elko office’s engineering support and Construction Quality Assurance/Quality Control (CQA/QC) teams.
He has over 35 years of geotechnical field and laboratory testing experience. He was responsible for developing and implementing testing programs, maintaining QA procedures, and issuance of deliverables. In addition, he was responsible for researching and developing a number of ongoing research programs involving the design of specialized test equipment and test facilities. He has established on-site construction QA/QC test facilities in several locations in the USA (Alaska, Nevada, Colorado, and New Mexico) and internationally in Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Mexico, and Uzbekistan.