Raffi came to AES in 2001 with over 20 years of drilling and construction experience with a number of large engineering and construction firms, including Halliburton and InterDrill. At AES, Raffi manages our materials testing laboratory, and serves as a valuable mentor to staff engineers and technicians. Additionally, Raffi oversees all drilling activities, ensuring timely scheduling of field work and soil sampling. He is also responsible for quality control in the soils Testing Laboratory. Additionally, Raffi performs field observations for shoring piles, foundation piles, drainage systems, and compaction tests.