Mr. Ruzicka is a registered civil engineer with nearly 20 years of experience in geotechnical design of transportation and mining related projects. His experience with transportation projects is diverse and includes design and oversight of some of the largest transportation projects in Nevada. His geotechnical engineering experience has involved field investigations consisting of geologic mapping of soil and rock cut slopes, forensic studies, geotechnical borings, rock coring, aerial photograph review, and geophysical surveys. Geotechnical design experience includes performing detailed and complex geotechnical engineering analyses and providing recommendations for shallow and deep foundations, shaft foundations, retaining structures, roadway design, soil and rock slope stability, soil nail/rock anchor designs, liquefaction analyses, general earthwork and grading projects, levees and floodwalls, heap leach pads, and pavement rehabilitation and reconstruction. Jesse is also experienced with developing project plans and specifications, participating in technical review of engineering design submittals, and conflict resolution meetings. Jesse obtained his B.S. degree in Geological Engineering and is licensed as a civil engineer.