Mr. Owens is a principal of Landmark with over 32-years of construction materials testing experience. Mr. Owens has a Bachelor’s degree in geology. He is experienced in geotechnical investigations and laboratory analysis. He has been involved with project management, cost estimating, and quality assurance from the beginning of the project. Mr. Owens has organized and developed quality control/assurance and procedure manuals which have led to accreditation of the firm by ASSHTO. He is also responsible for company operations within a three-state region. Certifications include NICET Level IV Highway Materials and Professional Geologist.
Mr. Owens has been responsible for geotechnical and geological investigations throughout the Intermountain West and completed geotechnical investigations for design of St. George’s Replacement Airport, the East and West access roads, and the water tank. Mr. Owens has a Bachelor’s degree in engineering geology and a Masters’ Degree in Civil Engineering. Mr. Owens has over 32-years of experience in foundation analysis, embankments, slope stability, subsurface investigations, and earthwork. Mr. Owens has completed numerous geotechnical studies for airport, large industrial, commercial, and residential projects. He has performed various distress studies and evaluations on retaining walls, and slopes. Utah DOPL Professional Engineer license Number 180048-2202, Nevada Board of Professional Engineers license Number 012774, Arizona State Board of Civil Engineers license Number 38335.
Mr. Guymon is responsible for project management, supervision of field testing personnel, and quality assurance for field and laboratory testing programs. Mr. Guymon brings over 18 years of construction materials testing experience and management to the project. He is proficient in concrete, soil, and asphalt testing in both field and laboratory settings. Certifications include ACI Level I and WAQTC (License Number 160498) Sampling, Asbestos Inspection (License Number ASB-3636), Reduction and Density and Concrete Strength Testing.
Riley J. Champneys, Project Engineer, P.E. Utah and Arizona
Mr. Champneys has a B.S. in Civil Engineering and has 10 years of experience in engineering, construction, inspection, laboratory testing, and materials testing. He has been responsible for QA/QC testing for the St. George Replacement Airport, and the Brigham City Municipal Airport Phase I, II & III Expansion. Mr. Champneys has performed a wide array of geotechnical investigations, including residential, commercial, airport, and highway projects. Mr. Champneys is a licensed Professional Engineer in Arizona and Utah. Certifications include ACI Level I, profilograph, and Nuclear Gauge Certification.
Jeramy Egan, Senior Technician, Field Manager
Mr. Egan has 20 years of construction testing experience in Utah and Nevada. He is proficient in concrete, soils, and asphalt testing and has experience with many large grading projects. Mr. Egan has worked as a field manager for the St. George Replacement Airport. He has extensive experience in special inspections in the area of masonry, steel reinforcement, fireproofing, high-density polyethylene pipe and liners, and geotechnical synthetics. Certifications include WAQTC (License Number 160170) Sampling, Reduction and Density and Concrete, ACI Level I, structural masonry, and reinforced concrete.
Steven Wells, Laboratory Manager, E.I.T., P.E. Utah
Mr. Wells has over 18 years experience in field and laboratory testing and has successfully completed training and certification through the Arizona Technical Institute, Asphalt Institute Mix Design Technology, and UDOT Super Pave Mix Design (SMD). He is well versed in all aspects of general laboratory testing procedures and has been involved in soil and aggregate proficiency sample programs receiving very high ratings. His certifications include WAQTC (License Number 160994), Concrete, Asphalt and Aggregate, ACI Level 1 and nuclear density gauge. Under his direction the Landmark laboratory is accredited for soils, aggregate, concrete, masonry, and asphalt testing by Federal and State agencies.
Kent R. Nelson, Project Engineer, P.E. Utah
Mr. Nelson has a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering and is experienced in engineering, construction inspection, laboratory testing, and materials testing. He has worked on several prominent projects this past year as part of the Landmark Testing & Engineering team.
Michael Cardwell, Senior Technician, Project Manager
Mr. Cardwell has over 10 years experience as a senior level technician and project manager in the construction industry. He has been a senior technician and inspector on some of Nevada’s largest public works projects. ACI and WAQTC Certified.