Bill headshot 2017.jpg

Bill Nickels, P.E., G.E.

President, Corvallis Group Manager

Professional Engineer: Oregon, Washington, California
Geotechnical Engineer: Oregon

BS Civil Engineering, University of Maine
MS Civil Engineering, University of Maine

Bill joined Foundation Engineering in 1995 following the completion of his MS degree that focused on geotechnical engineering.  Bill took over as President in 2008 and serves as the Group Manager of the Corvallis office.  His 20-year career with Foundation Engineering has included a variety of geotechnical projects and construction activities.  Bill specializes in infrastructure projects with over 160 bridge-related projects that also include evaluation and mitigation of seismic hazards, retaining walls, pavement design, sign supports and embankment construction over soft soils.  In addition, he also has extensive resumes for multi-use path projects throughout Oregon, site specific seismic hazard studies, industrial facilities, higher education facilities, sport venues and stadiums, and reservoirs.

Corvallis Office | 541-757-7645 |