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Benjamin DeBaker

Transportation Engineer

Waukesha, WI
262.523.4488
DeBakerB@AyresAssociates.com

Ben joined Ayres Associates in 2002 after gaining student experience with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. His primary responsibility is construction administration as an assistant or project leader on a wide range of construction projects for state, county, and municipal clients throughout Wisconsin. Ben has participated as a key staff member on projects involving rural and urban roadway reconstructions, bridge rehabilitation and reconstruction, and specialized projects such as dam rehabilitation and structural painting. As a construction project engineer, Ben provides full on-site construction observation services, including public involvement, quality control testing, erosion control review, traffic control review, and quantity measurement and documentation.

Ben provides services in the project design phase as well, including roadway and utility design, constructability reviews, project estimate of cost and schedule, utility coordination, and environmental permit applications.

Ben's areas of expertise include the following:

  • Construction project engineering
  • Construction observation
  • Materials testing and documentation
  • Erosion control review
  • Quantity measurement and documentation
  • Structural steel paint inspection
  • Public involvement
  • Project management
  • Constructability reviews
  • Utility coordination
  • Project management
  • Quantity and cost estimating
Certifications
  • Nuclear Gauge Safety
  • Materials Coordinator Training-Department (MCT-D)
  • Portland Cement Concrete Technician 1 (PCCTEC 1)
  • Certified Nuclear Density Technician (NUCDENSITYTEC 1)
  • Transportation Materials Sampling (TMS), WI
Education
  • BS, Civil Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Registrations
  • Registered Professional Engineer, WI