Charles Hunt

Geotechnical Engineering Practice Lead

Charles Hunt is a principal rock geotechnical engineer with over 27 years of experience in a wide variety of projects including construction of international infrastructure projects, geotechnical investigation, and geotechnical design. Charles’ experience has been focused on rock engineering, specifically in relation to underground tunnel construction, support, and design, as well as rock slope stabilization. Typical project experience includes geological and geotechnical rock investigation and characterization, assessment of failure mechanisms for both surface and underground applications, rock cuts, rock fall remediation, tunnel design, and constructability assessment. Charles has worked on tunnel projects in Hong Kong, Vancouver, Toronto, and Sydney. He has also worked on several hydroelectric power projects in the United States, Canada, and Indonesia.

Charles holds a BEng in Industrial Geology and an MSc in Applied Geotechnics from Camborne School of the Mines. He is a registered Professional Engineer in British Columbia, Yukon, Alberta, and the Northwest Territories. He has presented over 15 conference papers including a keynote address on the geotechnical and geological conditions encountered on the Twin Tunnels project in North Vancouver.

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