Marco Giorelli, an underground engineering and management specialist with an expertise in mechanized tunneling, has joined JCK Underground in Washington, D.C. Marco will support JCK Underground’s efforts on DC Water’s Clean Rivers Program as well as lend his expertise to JCK Underground’s work nationally.
Giorelli brings three decades of underground experience; after working on the Caracas Subway, the Boston Harbor Cleanup Project and the Aosta-Mt.Blanc Highway tunnels, he returned to North America to take a position with LOVAT in Toronto where for 15 years he honed his skills as a TBM expert and serviced tunneling projects throughout the world. Most recently Giorelli was the contractor’s Project Director and Manager for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT – Eastern Tunnels and Spadina Subway Extension – Southern Tunnels in Toronto where he was responsible for $300 million in soft ground tunnel and transit construction work. Giorelli holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Merrimack College, an M.S. in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University and a Professional Engineer license in the Province of Ontario.
Joel Kantola, Principal at JCK Underground stated, “Marco not only brings highly sought expertise to JCK Underground as a TBM specialist, but his seasoned construction engineering and management skills in the transit and tunneling business continue to build on JCK Underground’s ability to manage large tunneling programs for its clients such as DC Water. The addition of Marco aligns perfectly with our vision to build a national practice distinguished foremost by its excellent service to its clients. We are thrilled that he selected JCK Underground to continue his career and be part of our leadership team.”
JCK Underground is a DBE certified firm providing engineering, program management and construction management services for tunneling and underground projects throughout North America.