Alex BrownWAQTC

Staff Geologist

Alex is a geologist with five years of experience in geotechnical investigations and materials testing. His responsibilities primarily include soil sampling, rock coring, investigation planning, geotechnical reporting, mapping and soils testing. Alex is experienced with many investigation methods, such as hollow-stem auger drilling, rotary-wash boring, Macro-Core sampling, rock coring, Shelby tube sampling, environmental sampling, monitor well installation, dynamic cone penetrometer, seismic refraction and electrical resistivity. He has participated in investigations in nearly all regions of Alaska, which has provided Alex a solid foundation in geotechnical investigation methods and a well-rounded understanding of Alaskan geology.

Alex Brown kayaking at Spencer Glacier.
B.S. Geological Sciences
University of Alaska Anchorage
ADEC Qualified Environmental Professional
Western Alliance for Quality Transportation Construction Qualified: Aggregate, Asphalt, Concrete, Embankment and Base, Density
8-Hour HAZWOPER Supervisor
Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Institute of Professional Geologists
Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists
Alaska Geological Society
Industry Experience
5 years
  • What places are on your travel bucket list?
    Europe, Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, South Africa and Japan.
  • If you weren’t doing your current job, what would be your dream job?
    Archaeologist or historian.
  • What is a fun fact few people know about you?
    Before settling down at R&M, I bikepacked the Colorado Trail.
  • What are you curious about
    Space, ancient history, sociology/anthropology, technology and most importantly, what I'll be having for dinner tonight.
  • What shows are you currently streaming?
    Vikings, Ozark and Atlanta.
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