Gautham Pillappa joined GTA in 2021 as the Associate responsible for opening and managing our new Orlando, FL location. Gautham has been instrumental in growing the office and now serves as a Vice President responsible for overseeing geotechnical, environmental, and construction materials testing projects performed out our Orlando office.
Gautham is a licensed professional engineer in Florida, Georgia, and Texas with 17 years of geotechnical engineering and environmental consulting experience. He is particularly knowledgeable of the Central Florida market and geology and specializes in residential, commercial, warehouse, hospitality, industrial, and infrastructure projects. Working with our clients and project teams, Gautham provides geotechnical analysis and design recommendations for a wide variety of challenging development projects throughout Central Florida requiring shallow and deep foundations, stormwater management facilities, earthwork recommendations, flexible and rigid pavement analysis, and slope stability.
Gautham received his Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical) from The University of Texas at Arlington, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from R.V. College of Engineering in Bangalore, India. He is a member of Geoprofessional Business Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, Associated Builders and Contractors, Contractors Closers & Connections, and Greater Orlando Builders Association.
He is currently overseeing several residential, commercial, hospitality and warehouse projects in several counties in Florida.