THOMAS W. BLACKBURN
Blackburn Consulting’s President, Tom Blackburn provides strong leadership not only for the company, but also for professional and local communities. In recognition of his contributions to the industry, Tom was made a Fellow of both the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). He exemplifies a solid work ethic and integrity. Tom specializes in forensics and complex engineering projects. Licensed in California and Nevada, his 30 plus year track record and close relationships with clients and employees tell the story for Tom. He has served as a consultant and expert on hundreds of public works, residential, and commercial projects.
Tom’s technical expertise includes: deep foundations, landslides, expansive clay, earth pressures, settling soils, surface and subsurface drainage, ground vibrations, seismicity, liquefaction, codes, and construction practices.
He has worked on: dams, canals, penstocks, levees, bridges, pavements, concrete slabs, deep and shallow foundations, ground improvement, retaining walls, anchors, and structures.
Favorite historical figure? Thomas Jefferson
Favorite food? Seafood
Favorite team to cheer for? Pros – St. Louis Cardinals, High School – Del Oro Eagles (Wrestling), College – Cal Poly Mustangs (Wrestling)
Favorite stress release? Hunting and Fishing!
Your most amazing adventure? Fishing trip to Alaska with my family.