Andrew T. Guatelli, P.E., G.E., F.ASCE, a practicing civil and geotechnical engineer with over 34 years of experience, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Thirty-three of those years have seen Guatelli in private practice, working through the ranks from construction technician at the DOT to principal engineer. He is a responsible-in-charge, and at various locations in California has worked on large grading projects, highly technical urban infill projects, infrastructure projects including seismic retrofits, and military residential and infrastructure projects.
Working with the State of California Board of Professional Engineers, he assisted with grading and developing questions for the State Geotechnical Engineer’s Exam. Guatelli also has experience with deep foundations and ground improvement design and installation. With commercial and residential developers, and with the petroleum industry, he has addressed large-scale development challenges as well, and has been retained as a forensic expert for litigation support.
Guatelli has volunteered locally to assist with technical support for HOAs and the City of Oceanside Historic Preservation Advisory committee. He is on call with the State of California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) as a DSW volunteer.
He earned a B.S. in forest engineering, BSCE and M.S. degrees in civil engineering, and did postgraduate studies in environmental management. He was also an exchange student in Sweden. Guatelli is a licensed California Geotechnical Engineer (GE) and a professional engineer in California and Washington.