Nathan Brandner

Nathan Brandner

Nathan has nearly 15 years of experience with environmental site investigation and characterization. He specializes in developing complex and dynamic conceptual site models to help advance contaminated sites to closure. He manages site cleanups involving former manufactured gas plants, brownfields redevelopment, and active underground mining. Nathan is skilled in a variety of techniques for sampling soil, soil vapor, and groundwater; he also conducts geophysical investigations by using electromagnetic induction, ground-penetrating radar, electrical resistivity, seismic refraction, and multichannel analysis of surface waves.


In addition, Nathan performs geotechnical investigations, geologic risk assessments, assessment and remediation of historic dump sites, and pipeline construction and restoration. He assists clients with stakeholder collaboration, including interactions and negotiations with attorneys and regulators.



Senior Geologist


MS, Geology, Western Michigan University

BS, Geology, Central Michigan University


Barr Engineering Co.
3033 Orchard Vista Dr SE
Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Phone: +1 616-512-7002

Related projects

Assessment and remediation of former dump site on university campus