George R. Teetes, PhD, PE
President, Tunnel and Underground Services
Board of Directors
George Teetes has 30 years of experience in the tunnel engineering industry. His service includes feasibility studies and planning, project management and procurement, risk management, alternative contract delivery methods, tunneling and trenchless construction methodologies, detailed analysis and design, and geotechnical site investigation planning and oversight. His technical areas of expertise include assessment and characterization of soil and rock behavior during tunnel excavation, 2D and 3D numerical analysis of underground structures, the design of ground support systems for tunnels and underground facilities, and the layout and installation of geotechnical instrumentation systems.
George’s experience encompasses a broad scope of projects for both the civil construction and mining industries. The projects range from water and wastewater infrastructure tunnels, hydroelectric power, and urban transportation facilities (vehicular, rail, and transit tunnels) to shafts and haulage drifts for large underground mining operations.