Greg Bloom

Principal Engineer

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

  • Civil Engineer – California License No. 58819

  • Geotechnical Engineer – California License No. 2691

  • Member, ASFE (Associated Soil and Foundation Engineers)

Mr. Bloom has practiced geotechnical engineering in the greater Monterey Bay and San Francisco Bay areas for the past 15 years. His completed projects include single family residences, commercial developments, and public works. He has provided numerous design recommendations for foundation systems, retaining walls, pipelines, roadways and pavement sections, trail projects, dams, and cell towers.  Mr. Bloom also has project experience with multiple transportation projects including bridges, road repairs, interchanges, and light rail projects. Project environments have varied from soft and liquefiable soils to competent bedrock, each with their own design requirements.  Mr. Bloom manages all of the firm’s projects from the design phase through the completion of construction.


Philip Edwards

Staff Engineer

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering, University of California Davis

  • Monterey Bay APWA Board Member

  • Engineer in Training – Certificate No. EIT 142203

Mr. Edwards has worked for Butano Geotechnical Engineering, Inc. since graduating with honors from U.C. Davis. He has experience with field investigations, laboratory work, geotechnical engineering analysis, and field observation and testing. He also performs drafting services for the preparation of details, plans and reports.

Jim Olson

Engineering Geologist

  • Master of Science in Earth Science, University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Bachelor of Science in Earth Science, University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Certified Engineering Geologist – California License No. 2267

Mr. Olson has practiced geology in Northern California for the past 17 years on a wide variety of projects for a diverse clientele. Typical projects include single family homes, commercial developments, schools, rock quarries and timber harvest plans. Mr. Olson also has extensive experience with infrastructure related projects, including pipelines, roadways, bridges, and water tanks. These projects require a wide range of geologic analysis including; landslide identification and repair, slope stability analysis, faulting evaluation, seismic site assessment and occasionally coastal and other geologic hazards.

Stephanie Moor

Administrative Assistant

  • Cabrillo Junior College,

Ms. Moor has done the books for Butano Geotechnical Engineering for the past three years. She currently is taking her general education classes and an Auto Cad class. We will encourage her to take more engineering classes and transfer as a Civil major.