Conduits, Gates and Valves: Instructors

Adam N Jones, P.E.
HDR Engineering, Inc.
Engineering Manager

Adam Jones, P.E. is a Senior Civil Engineer with more than 37 years of experience in the design and construction management of hydroelectric and heavy industrial projects. For more than 27 years, Mr. Jones has worked almost exclusively in the hydroelectric industry, concentrating on dam safety inspections, stability analyses, and project rehabilitations associated with dam safety programs. He has served as an Independent Consultant or has assisted in the performance of a number of dam safety inspections, has served as lead structural and geotechnical engineer for a number of project rehabilitations and upgrades, and also as Project Manager for multi-disciplinary project teams.

Ralph D. Nelson, P.E.
HDR Engineering, Inc.
Senior Civil Engineer

Ralph Nelson, P.E. is a Senior Civil Engineer with more than 34 years of experience as a civil/structural, hydraulic engineer in the planning, licensing and permitting support, and design and construction of hydroelectric and industrial projects. He has served as Project Manager, Project Engineer, and Engineer for feasibility studies, environmental studies, hydrologic and hydraulic studies, provided engineering support for licensing and permitting activities, performed and reviewed designs in steel, wood, and concrete, and performed or coordinated surveys and construction layout.

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