Chad M. Finch

Consultant / E.I.T. / Tampa

Background

Mr. Finch graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis on geotechnical/structural design and analysis. While attending Florida State University, Mr. Finch performed finite element modeling for transit bus crash analysis.

Mr. Finch’s experience includes working as a laboratory technician, performing site inspections, performing and overseeing geotechnical testing, including hand auger borings and standard penetration test (SPT) borings. In addition, Mr. Finch is experienced in soil classification and analysis. He has performed soil moisture content testing, sieve analyses, plasticity testing, sample collection, and data input. His experience in geotechnical testing particularly focuses on the identification of sinkhole activity and the relationship of damage to structures underlain by sinkholes and/or detrimental subsurface conditions. He is experienced in the design of soil improvement programs including sinkhole remediation, such as grout monitoring, chemical injections, and pin pile design.

Education and Certifications

• Civil Engineering, B.S.: Florida State University
• Licensed Florida Mold Assessor: MRSA