With more than eight years of construction inspection and administration experience on major infrastructure projects, Mr. Beck brings sound engineering judgment and knowledge to the job site. He has been one of the primary structures inspectors on several Caltrans Office of Structure Construction projects, including a $51 million interchange project involving multiple bridges and ramps, and has been the lead structure/civil inspector on a new $13.5 million freeway interchange for a local agency, all working with Caltrans or under Caltrans oversight. Mr. Beck has also performed all of the duties of a Resident Engineer on two major highway interchange projects. He is very familiar with the many elements of a large scale bridge and highway improvement project, including all phases of falsework construction and removal, bridge, roadway, freeway and ramp construction, including extensive utility and storm drain construction. During several of his projects he has monitored major freeway traffic control operations. As the Assistant Resident Engineer and Inspector on the freeway interchange improvement projects in Stockton, one of which he was the sole inspector and administrator, Mr. Beck proved that he is capable of competently and effectively administering infrastructure projects with little or no oversight. His ability to thoroughly document and administer the project in accordance with local agency requirements, as well as in accordance with the Caltrans’ Local Assistance Procedures (LAP) Manual, makes him well suited for any public works contracts. He is eager to take on new challenges and has proven that he can excel in this type of an environment. Mr. Beck is well spoken and confident, has a positive and gregarious attitude, and has a tireless work ethic that sets him apart. He also has a natural ability to quickly form positive and productive working relationships with all those with whom he associates.
ROUTE 78 / SAN FELIPE CREEK BRIDGE WIDENING & SEISMIC RETROFIT - Imperial, CA - Construction Value: $4.7 million. The construction work involved widening the existing cast-in-place (CIP), conventionally reinforced slab on pile, two-lane bridge by 6’ on each side for a shoulder, repairing extensive cracking of the existing deck and columns, fortifying the existing bent caps, and removing/replacing both 60-meter roadway approaches.
CALTRANS ROUTE 15 MANAGED LANES PROJECT (UNIT 4) - San Diego, CA - Construction Value: $32.4 million. The structures portion of the project included construction of five cast-in-place, pre-stressed (CIP/PS), concrete box girder bridges (one of which consisted of a hinge), and the erection of 16 retaining and mechanically stabilized embankment (MSE) walls. Mr. Beck was responsible for inspection of all aspects of the structure construction, including driven piles at each abutment, CIDH piles at the bents, temporary shoring installation, bent and abutment construction, falsework installation and removal, bridge soffit and lost deck grading, bridge formwork, reinforcement, deck drains, concrete pours, post-tensioning, and bridge deck profilographing.
EIGHT MILE ROAD / I-5 INTERCHANGE PROJECT - Stockton, CA - Construction Value: $6.5 million. Widening Eight Mile Road from four (4) to seven (7) lanes, constructing two (2) tie-back walls under the I-5 undercrossing, widening all four (4) ramps, and constructing two (2) 250 meter long retaining .