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Chris Pletcher

Manager - Municipal Engineering

Fort Collins, CO

"Ayres Associates works closely with our operations crew; we have a high degree of trust in them. In fact, the trust is so high that Chris is almost considered an extension of our staff; he is able to make decisions and changes on the fly."
Chris Matkins
Loveland, CO

Chris joined Ayres in 2006, bringing 10 years of experience in civil engineering analysis, design, and construction. He manages the municipal engineering group in our Fort Collins office, combining professional engineering and licensed operator certifications with real-world design, construction, and operations experience.

He has comprehensive, substantial experience in corridor-type wet and dry utilities, including storm drainage, sanitary sewer and water systems, and fiber and copper telecommunications and gas distribution systems. His experience ranges from computer-based demand forecasting, master planning, and capacity sizing to utility locates and potholing, relocation coordination, preparation of detailed construction plans, review of plans on behalf of local municipalities, and construction inspection services.

Chris' areas of expertise include the following:

  • Utility analysis and design
  • Storm drainage
  • Hydraulics
  • Water quality
  • Wastewater collection system analysis and design
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Clarkson University
  • BS, Physics, Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Registered Professional Engineer, NE
  • Registered Professional Engineer, UT
  • Registered Professional Engineer, IA
  • Registered Professional Engineer, CO
  • Registered Professional Engineer, WY