James E. Parkes, PE

Senior Associate
Technical Tunneling Director
Sterling, VA

James Parkes provides technical expertise, supervision, project management, and quality control for Schnabel’s Tunnel business unit. He is responsible for leading feasibility studies and developing detailed designs for tunnels, shafts, underground structures, and trenchless installations. His experience includes soft ground and hard rock tunnel projects for water, wastewater, transportation, and transit facilities through traditional as well as alternative delivery procurement methods. He leads the development of geotechnical engineering reports, geotechnical baseline reports, contract drawings, specifications, and other deliverables. His attention to detail, emphasis on quality, and focus on delivering on time and within budget helps ensure each client’s success.