We offer multidisciplinary capabilities in science and engineering and is dedicated to providing the highest quality of service in the fields of geotechnical engineering and environmental consulting. From project concept to project completion, our experienced and innovative staff manages and coordinates services to keep your projects on schedule, within budget, and in compliance. BAI optimizes and customizes services for our clients by having in-house talent and experience available when needs arise. Since 1990, Brunsing Associates is a class A and HazMat licensed contractor.
Several of BAI’s Professional Engineers, Professional Geologists and Project Managers are well versed in managing and coordinating multiple projects efficiently and cost-effectively to meet budgets and schedules. Our geotechnical testing lab is certified by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in accordance with the Caltrans Independent Assurance Program Manual and our Geotechnical Testing Laboratory Manager is also certified by Caltrans to perform various tests according to their standards.
Thomas P. Brunsing, Ph.D., P.E.
Dr. Brunsing provides geological and environmental engineering expertise in all aspects of hazardous waste site and facility assessments and remedial design. As a Principal of the firm, Dr. Brunsing has managed over 200 preliminary site assessments, over 200 remedial investigations, and over 100 site cleanups. He has provided oversight on over 200 UST remediation projects. Dr. Brunsing has provided remedial design engineering to five California State Superfund sites. He has provided oversight for closure and post closure land use on both private and public sectors/sites. Dr. Brunsing has directed groundwater investigations and mitigation efforts on nine solid waste landfill projects. Project experience includes development of treatment systems for industrial discharge and contaminated groundwater, preparation of bid documents and plans and specifications, and construction management.
Erik Olsborg, P.G., C.E.G.
Principal Engineering Geologist
Mr. Olsborg is the senior vice president with BAI providing engineering geology expertise in all aspects of geotechnical and geologic engineering. He has managed hundreds of investigation for construction projects within hillside, ocean bluff/beach, river/creek bank, marine and non-marine terrace, and estuary environments. Mr. Olsborg has been mapping geologic features throughout the northern San Francisco Bay Area for the majority of his career and as such is one of the foremost authorities on the properties of major geologic formations found in Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake and Napa Counties.
Steve Klick, P.G., C.E.G., MBA
Mr. Klick is a Geologist with ten years of experience in various hydrogeologic and geotechnical projects. He has worked in the capacity of project manager, project geologist, and field technician on numerous projects in Marin, Sonoma, Mendocino Counties and many locations throughout the Sacramento Valley, California, including, parks, residential and commercial groundwater contamination, reservoirs, coastal studies and landslides. Mr. Klick is skilled in business, marketing, proposal development, plan review, geologic analysis, report preparation, construction observation, and permit coordination, and performs project management for several environmental remediation projects. Mr. Klick also serves as a Planning Commissioner for the Town of Windsor, Director for the Windsor Fire Protection District and as President of the Rotary Club of Windsor. He has many years of international business experience and is fluent in Spanish.
Keith Colorado, P.E., G.E.
Mr. Colorado is a licensed civil engineer with over sixteen years of experience in geotechnical engineering. He has performed field observation and testing, field exploration, laboratory testing, and geotechnical engineering analyses for various projects in Marin, Sonoma, and Mendocino Counties, California. The projects have included small to large commercial/industrial facilities, roadways, bridges, hillside sites, and residential developments. His experience also includes extensive report writing, and developing cost estimates.