Bruno Borntraeger is a Specialist Geotechnical Engineer based in Knight Piésold’s Vancouver office. He has over 27 years of experience in geotechnical/civil engineering design; dam safety reviews and inspections; geotechnical instrumentation; technical specifications; bid package preparation and construction tendering; construction material evaluations; and QA/QC activities and site supervision for earthworks construction, water storage reservoirs, dams, infrastructure, piping systems, and heap leach and mine waste management facilities.
He has been responsible for the planning, supervision, implementation, and reporting of numerous geotechnical and hydrogeological site investigation programs. He has strong leadership qualities as a project manager in coordinating and playing a key role within multidisciplinary teams. His project experience includes North and South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. He is an Engineer of Record for operating and closed tailings dams and heap leach facilities.