Keller strengthens engineering capabilities

March 08, 2022

Keller strengthens engineering capabilities with recent hires in our Northeast and Southeast regions.

Paul Deterling, PE, joined Keller as Chief Engineer in our Northeast region. For the past 25 years, Paul has worked as a principal design engineer at his own company Earthwork Engineering, Inc. During that time, Paul designed many intricate Keller projects involving temporary and permanent excavation support systems, structural underpinning, micropiles, and jet grouting. Paul received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Tufts University and his master’s degree in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Paul can be contacted by email or by phone at 401-334-2565.

Steve Dapp, Ph.D., PE, D.GE., joined Keller as a Senior Engineer in our Southeast and Central regions. Steve has 26 years of experience in the design, construction, and testing of deep foundations. Previously, he worked at Dan Brown and Associates, Applied Foundation Testing, Loadtest Inc., and Coastal Caisson/Bauer. Steve received his doctorate in civil engineering at the University of South Florida with a focus on the base grouting of drilled shafts. He also received a master’s in civil engineering and a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from Utah State University. Steve can be contacted by email or by phone at 615-517-0242.