ROBERT B. BITTNER, P.E. - President

Specialization: Design and Construction of Marine Structures

Background & Experience

Education B.S. (Civil Engineering) Stanford University, 1969
M.S. (Construction Management) Stanford University, 1970
Memberships Registered Civil Engineer, 1974, CA # C23742
Registered Civil Engineer, 1975, OR# O8664
Registered Civil Engineer, 1979, WA# 18494
Registered Civil Engineer, 1998, ME#8803
Registered Civil Engineer, 2001, SC#21513
Registered Civil Engineer, 2005, LA#31715

Member - National Academy of Construction
Member - ASCE and DFI (President, 2013-2014)
Member - The Beavers - Recipient of the Engineering Award 2006 for Outstanding Achievement in Heavy Engineering Construction
Chairman - Marine Foundation Committee of the Deep Foundation Institute (DFI) from 2003 to 2008 and editor of “ Deep Marine Foundations – A Perspective on the Design and Construction of Deep Marine Foundations ” published by DFI June 2009.
Experience  
01/13-01/14 Deep Foundation Institute - President
01/09-Present Bittner-Shen Consulting Engineers, Inc.
President
09/96-12/08 Ben C. Gerwick, Inc.
President (2002-2008)
07/95 - 09/96 Oresund Tunnel Contractors, (A Joint Venture of Morrison Knudsen, Laing Construction Ltd. (UK), NCC (Sweden), E. Pihl & Son (Denmark), Dumez-GTM (France) & Boskalis Westminister (Holland) Engineering Manager for the Design-Build Oresund Tunnel Project
08/94 - 07/95 Oresund Tunnel Contractors
Bid Manager - Oresund Tunnel Tender
08/93 - 08/94 Morrison Knudsen Corporation
General Manager - Europe/Middle East
02/92 - 08/93 Riedel Environmental, Ltd. Taiwan
President and Operations Manager
05/82 - 02/92 Riedel International, Inc.
Vice President
Project Manager to Executive Vice President
09/72 - 05/82 Riedel International, Inc.
Project Engineer to Chief Engineer
07/69 - 09/72 Pomeroy Gerwick/Santa Fe International, Inc.
Project Engineer/Laybarge Engineer/Field
Superintendent/Estimator

Major Assignments

Immersed Tube TunnelsLocks & DamsPorts & HarborsBridgesOffshore & Arctic Structures Outfalls, Intakes & Marine Pipelines