Peter Heynen, PE

Director of Geotechnical Engineering

About Peter

Peter, Director of Geotechnical Services, brings nearly 50 years of experience to the firm. His practice includes geotechnical and hydrogeological investigations; analysis and design of dewatering methods, building underpinning, pile foundations, dynamic compaction, slope stability, ground stabilization, and braced excavations; construction inspection; laboratory testing; test boring inspection; groundwater modeling; environmental audits; Phase I and II ESAs, CARs, and RAPs; and dam investigation, design, and construction administration and observation. Peter has completed analysis and design of earth and concrete dams, including inspection and report preparation of over 100 Phase I dam repairs for the Army Corps of Engineers, and has performed geotechnical engineering services for hundreds of buildings, bridges, and other structures. He has also handled the investigation of numerous groundwater and soil remediation project analyses, construction implementations, operations, and forensic investigation of major structure failures for highways, dams, and construction cofferdams.


Graduating with an A.S. in Architecture from the Wentworth Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from New England College, and having completed a graduate studies in Geotechnical Engineering from UCONN, Peter is a Professional Engineer in Connecticut, Florida, and New York. In addition, he is certified in:

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Part 12 Certified Inspector
8-Hour Hazardous Material Handling and Training
40-Hour Hazardous Material Handling and Training