Michael Tarbert, EIT

Staff Engineer

Michael has five years of varied engineering experience in private consulting, municipal public works, and academia. He has taken project leadership roles not only in the Pacific Northwest, but also in the Rocky Mountains and abroad, in Africa and Nepal. Michael is experienced in stormwater permitting and design; remedial soil excavation permitting and design; upland…

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I knew I wanted to be an engineer when I was 11 years old—I just thought I’d be designing roller coasters. Protecting the environment and the people in it has proven to be more important.

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I knew I wanted to be an engineer when I was 11 years old—I just thought I’d be designing roller coasters. Protecting the environment and the people in it has proven to be more important.
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Who is Michael Tarbert, EIT?

Michael has five years of varied engineering experience in private consulting, municipal public works, and academia. He has taken project leadership roles not only in the Pacific Northwest, but also in the Rocky Mountains and abroad, in Africa and Nepal. Michael is experienced in stormwater permitting and design; remedial soil excavation permitting and design; upland and in-water construction oversight; in-water permitting; landfill design, operation, and closure; and analysis of complex systems. Quick problem-solving skills are often required for his project roles. He uses HydroCAD and AutoCAD Civil3D to design and analyze civil and environmental projects, and Microsoft® Excel® and R to manage and analyze datasets. Michael has demonstrated skills in project planning and analysis, lifecycle analysis, climate change mitigation and resilience, engineering in developing communities, and system dynamics.

Education

Master of Science in Civil Engineering Systems, University of Colorado—Boulder

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, with an Environmental emphasis, University of Portland

Engineering in Developing Communities Certificate, University of Colorado—Boulder

Certifications

Engineer in Training: Oregon, No. 89090EI

40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations Training

8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Training

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead

FAA Part 107 Certificate (Remote Pilot License)