Hayward Baker Inc. (HB), North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, announced the addition of Mark Rohrbach, PE, GE, and P.Eng. to the company’s regional office in Seattle. As a Senior Engineer, Mr. Rohrbach will enhance Hayward Baker’s established design-build capabilities.
Rohrbach has over 15 years of experience providing geotechnical engineering services throughout the continental United States, Alaska and Southern Canada. He earned his B.S. in civil engineering and his M.S. in civil engineering (MSCE-Soil Mechanics) from the University of Washington (Seattle) and has done post-graduate work in risk analysis and business management.
Rohrbach is a registered professional engineer in nine states, including California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Texas, Nevada, Wisconsin, Hawaii and Alaska. In addition, he is a registered professional geotechnical engineer in Oregon, and a P.Eng. in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Alberta.
Rohrbach is a licensed foster parent and a U.S. Army veteran (2nd of the 75th – Ranger/Airborne). Before joining HB, he was a senior engineer with E3RA Inc. and Lachel & Associates, a Schnabel Engineering company. His specialties include design of ground improvement systems, geo-structural design of underground projects, deep foundations, structural retaining wall design (temporary shoring and permanent wall systems) and deep access shafts. Major structures include power plants, dams, subway systems, elevated train systems and large sewer and transit tunnel projects.
Rohrbach is an active member of industry associations and organizations, including the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). Currently, he serves as a Director for the Tacoma/Olympia Section of ASCE. In addition, he served as the President to the Tacoma/Olympia Section of ASCE from 2010 to 2013, and President of ASCE’s Seattle Section Geotechnical Group from 2005 to 2006.