fernando o. quiroga, pe, secb
Principal Structural Engineer
Fields of Expertise:
Structural and Hydraulic Design
BS/Civil Engineering s'Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands)/1969
Professional Engineer - NM, AZ, CA; National Council of Engineering - Bolivia
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- Structural Engineering Certification Board
- Bolivian Engineering Society
Mr. Quiroga has more than 40 years of experience in the consulting engineering field. He received his engineering degree from Hogere Technische School in the Netherlands. He is originally from Bolivia, South America, where he spent 14 years as a partner in a Bolivian consulting engineering firm. He spent 10 years working in the United States for consulting engineering firms before opening Quiroga-Pfeiffer Engineering Corporation in 1996.
He is a senior principal engineer experienced in planning, design, and management of bridge and hydraulic structure projects from the feasibility stage through final design. Mr. Quiroga is experienced in structural analysis, structural seismic retrofit techniques, prestressed and conventional reinforced concrete design, and steel/wood structure design. He also has extensive experience in water resources projects; planning, design, and preparation of construction contract documents for irrigation and hydroelectric projects in the United States, South America, and Africa.
QPEC Project Experience
Water Resources Projects:
Chama Wastewater Treatment Plant
Las Cruces Wastewater Treatment Plant - Entrance Works
Las Cruces Wastewater Treatment Plant - Equalization Basin
Mescalero Wastewater Treatment Plant
Tularosa Wastewater Treatment Plant
Carrizal-Chone Irrigation Project, Ecuador
Daule Peripa Hydroelectric Power Plant Tunnel, Ecuador
Iraq Concrete Dam, Iraq
Misicuni Multipurpose Irrigation Project, Bolivia.
Project Experience Prior to QPEC
Murray Hill Naval Housing Project, La Mesa, CA.
Rio Grande Bridge, Belen, NM.
Interstate-25/NM-44 Interchange, Bernalillo, NM.
Albuquerque Convention Center Parking Garage, Albuquerque, NM.
Bridge over Cuchillo Negro Creek, Truth or Consequences, NM.
General Hitchcock Highway, Tucson, AZ.
Bridges over Duck Creek at Patrick Lane, Green Valley, Clark County, NV.
Underpass Structure on Ogden Avenue, Las Vegas, NV,
Rancho Mission Station Pedestrian Bridge, San Diego, CA.
Sycamore Canyon Road Highway Bridge, Poway, CA.
Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) Bridges, Ontario, CA.
Seismic Retrofit Program, Los Angeles, CA.
Bridge Retrofit Design Projects, CA.
Bridge at the San Juan Dam, Dallas, TX.
FDR Drive Avenue C Viaduct, New York, NY.
Bridge over the Shire River, Malawi, Africa.
Kapichira Hydroelectric Project, Malawi, Africa.
Baba Dam Project, Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Rio Hondo Hydroelectric Feasibility Study, Guatemala.
Pontal Sul Irrigation Project, Pontal Sul, Brazil.
Ritschard Dam, Kremmling, CO.
Lake Avery Dam, Denver, CO.
Denison Dam Project, Albuquerque, NM.
Cuchillo Negro Dam Project, Truth or Consequences, NM.
Paint Mountain Reservoir, CA.
Corani Reservoir Enlargement Project, Cochabamba, Bolivia.
Rio Grande Rositas Feasibility Study, Bolivia.
San Jacinto Project, Tarija, Bolivia.
Corani Reservoir, Cochabamba, Bolivia.
Cochabamba Potable Water System, Bolivia.
Santa Isabel Hydroelectric Project, Cochabamba, Bolivia.