Kenneth G. Fraine, PE

Principal – Geotechnical Division

Kenneth G. Fraine, PE

EDUCATION

  • M.S., Civil Engineering 1997, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
    Awarded Woodward-Clyde Professional Development Grant Area of Concentration: Geotechnical Engineering
  • B.S., Civil Engineering 1992, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Continuing Education Continuous CEUs since 1998.

Registration/Certification

  • Professional Engineer Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, District of Columbia
  • Third-Party Inspector Fairfax, Loudoun, Montgomery, Prince William, Stafford, and Spotsylvania Counties; City of Fairfax
  • Nuclear Density Gauge Operator

Experience

  • Owner/President Soil & Structure Consulting, Inc, 1998 – Present
    Providing specialized geotechnical and structural engineering services, including shallow & deep foundations design, residential structural inspection, structural remediation, erosion control, small dam design, pavement evaluation & design, and environmental investigations.
  • Owner/Vice President Drainage & Erosion Solutions, LLC, 2003 – Present
    Providing specialized soils engineering services, including erosion & sediment control, drainage remediation, wet basement solutions, and structural remediation.

Management responsibilities:

  • Managed all projects for the Geotechnical Services Department.
  • Managed several projects for the Construction Services Department.
  • Prepared proposals for all potential contracts, including scopes and costs.
  • Prepared monthly revenue reports.
  • Coordinated engineering and technical personnel and subcontractors.
  • Client development, including liaison between clients and various counties in the Washington Metropolitan Area.

Design responsibilities:

  • Designed all facets of building foundations, large and small dams, retaining walls, and pavements.
  • Interpreted laboratory test data.
  • Developed preliminary design alternatives, final design selections, and preparing design reports.

Construction responsibilities:

  • Consulted for a variety of on-going geotechnical projects, including foundations for large and small commercial buildings, earthen dams, roads, and excavations.
  • Supervised site subsurface investigation using drilling, coring, excavation, and geophysical methods.

Engineering Applications

Proficient with the following software applications: Slope/W, UTEXAS3, PCStable, Seep/W, HELP, Deforms

Construction responsibilities:

  • Consulted for a variety of on-going geotechnical projects, including foundations for large and small commercial buildings, earthen dams, roads, and excavations.
  • Supervised site subsurface investigation using drilling, coring, excavation, and geophysical methods.

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Civil Engineers, Member

Personal Affiliations

Gonzaga HS Rugby Football Club, Head Coach 2002 – 2010
Northern Virginia Rugby Football Club, President, Board of Governors
Potomac Society of Rugby Football Referees, Referee Development Officer
Tech Rugby Alumni Foundation, Board Member
Virginia Tech Alumni Association