Brandt D. Lyman, P.E., Principal
Mr. Lyman earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in 2004. His emphasis of study was Geotechnical Engineering and Water Resources Engineering. After graduation, Mr. Lyman began work as a Staff Engineer for JFC Engineers & Surveyors in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Within months of graduation, Mr. Lyman was tasked by JFC to create a Construction Materials Testing (CMT) division to focus on grout testing for Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Mitigation Projects, and provide general soil, aggregate, and concrete testing for other construction projects being undertaken throughout the region. Under his direction, JFC's CMT division became one of the largest providers of these types of services in Southwest Wyoming, serving projects ranging from the construction of residential homes to large facility expansions worth several hundred million dollars. Mr. Lyman instituted quality assurance programs such as national certifications through the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to maintain a high level of quality and integrity for clients. In addition to operating the CMT division, Mr. Lyman practiced Civil Engineering for a wide range of projects including geotechnical investigations and designs, shallow and deep foundations, land design, drainage and water resources projects, and infrastructure projects. These projects include the investigation and design of deep and shallow foundations for the Rock Springs Halliburton Facility, the City of Rock Springs Dead Horse Canyon Creek and Bitter Creek Flood Mitigation Projects, Black Butte Coal's Access Road Reclamation and Reconstruction Project, The City of Rock Springs' M Street Underpass Rehabilitation Project, OCI's Load Out Rail Spur Project, and the City of Rawlins’ Cedar Street Beautification Project. Mr. Lyman obtained his Professional Engineering License in 2008 from the State of Wyoming. He became an NCEES Model Law Engineer in 2009 and currently holds active registration as a Professional Engineer in Wyoming and Colorado and inactive registration in New Mexico. Mr. Lyman is currently a Certified Weld Inspector and is a member of the American Welding Society. He is a member of the Wyoming Engineering Society, President of the Southwest Chapter of the Wyoming Society of Professional Engineers, a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and a member of the American Concrete Institute. He is active in the Rock Springs community and has served on the Rock Springs Museum Board and volunteered with the Urban Renewal Agency and Events Complex. Mr. Lyman was a stockholder and Associate Principal at JFC from 2012 until leaving the company in 2014 to help form Western Engineers & Geologists, Inc.