Brian Becker, P.E.
Senior Advisor - Design, Estimating & Construction Oversight and Dam Safety Officer
Brian Becker, P.E., was named as the Senior Advisor - Design, Estimating and Construction Oversight and Dam Safety Officer in January, 2015. He has more than 33 years of engineering experience working for the Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The Senior Advisor provides oversight of design, estimating and construction activities as they are being formulated and prepared to ensure that executive-level management decisions and products are sound at the project and corporate levels. Becker also serves as Reclamation's Dam Safety Officer where he provides broad program guidance, conducts reviews and performs quality assurance of Reclamation's Dam Safety Program.
Prior to this position, Becker was the Chief of Reclamation's Dam Safety Program from 2008 until 2015 where he ensured the safety and reliability of Reclamation's dams to protect the downstream public. He served as the Deputy Chief of the Dam Safety Program when he returned to Reclamation in 2004. He joined Reclamation in 1985 as an engineer in the Concrete Dams Branch of the Technical Service Center. In 1992, Becker left Reclamation for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and joined the Division of Engineering in the Mountain-Prairie Region and was named as the Service Dam Safety Officer in 2000.
Becker is a graduate of North Dakota State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He is a Professional Engineer in Colorado.
Reviewed: April 3, 2019
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