Hobbs, NM – Tuesday, August 27, 2019- Debra Hicks, PE/LSI, Chief Executive Officer of Pettigrew & Associates, P.A., recently announced the addition of Robert Balderrama to the Pettigrew team. Mr. Balderrama brings to the firm 16 years’ experience in geotechnical and construction materials laboratory and field services. His experience includes the investigation and evaluation of construction materials, field and lab inspection of concrete, earth fills, and pavement investigations.

Mr. Balderrama’s project experience includes energy, airports, highway and transportation, federal, educational facilities, commercial, industrial and private sector projects. He has been involved in planning and execution of site reconnaissance, geotechnical analysis and design recommendations, foundations and quality assurance. He is adept in the evaluation of construction material performance relating to soil, portland cement concrete, and asphalt. He is also experienced involved in concrete batch plant inspection, concrete mixer truck inspection, quality assurance inspection, fireproofing and steel rebar inspection. Mr. Balderrama resides in Lovington, NM with his wife Sara, his 12-year old son and 7-year old daughter.

Debra Hicks, PE/LSI commented on the newest employee, “It is an exciting time at Pettigrew & Associates. Our community and firm is continually growing. We are excited to welcome experienced and talented leadership to our expanding Construction Services department.”