Joachim (Joe) Siemers, PE, QSD


BS/1984/Civil Engineering/ Cogswell College, CA

Professional Registration

1993/Civil Engineering/CA#51173


2016/Qualified SWPPP Developer
Caltrans Resident Engineer (Structure Rep.) Certification
2017/FHWA-NHI-130055 Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges
2017/Certified in Fracture Critical Member Inspection
2018/Aerial Boom Lifts
2018/Construction Fall Protection

Key Qualifications

Mr. Siemers has more than 30 years of work experience with Caltrans on roadways, bridges, and buildings. Mr. Siemers is experienced in bridge and highway construction, bridge and highway design, specification writing, estimating, hydraulics and technical report writing. As a former Office Engineer at Caltrans Headquarters, he is a qualified specifications writer, proficient in Caltrans Standard Specifications, Standard Special Provisions, Engineers Estimates, Plan Review, Permit Coordination, and PS&E processing for projects under 10 million dollars. Mr. Siemers has worked on many projects ranging in cost from $150,000 to $133 million.

As a Bridge Resident Engineer and Structure Representative, Mr. Siemers. was responsible for assigning field work to staff, contributing to job site safety, maintaining field certifications for material testing, writing change orders, maintaining construction projects files, preparing monthly pay estimates, reviewing numerous contractor submittals such as falsework, demolition, shoring, pre-stress shop plans, pile placement, and overhead sign shop plans. In addition, he has processed project close-out records and generated record drawings (As-Builts).