Samuel (Sam) Bush is a senior member of the Construction Management and CQA discipline group at Knight Piésold’s Zacatecas office. Sam served as the Elko office lead from 2016 to 2021 after having served as the Denver office’s geotechnical laboratory manager for over 25 years. He is currently responsible for developing new and sustaining existing client relationships and for supporting the Zacatecas and satellite offices with managing engineering and construction quality assurance/quality control (CQA/QC) teams.
He has over 40 years of geotechnical field and laboratory testing experience. He was responsible for developing and implementing testing programs, maintaining QA procedures, and issuing deliverables. In addition, he was responsible for developing and implementing a number of ongoing research programs involving the design of specialized geotechnical and geosynthetic test equipment and test facilities. He has established on-site CQA/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.