• Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering – Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
  • Masters in Geotechnical Engineering – Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
Professional Organizations
  • College of Engineers and Surveyors of Puerto Rico
  • Registered Professional Engineer – Puerto Rico - #24607
  • American Society of Civil Engineers-Geo Institute-Active Member
  • Young Member of the ASCE Airport Pavement Committee
Professional Organizations
  • CTQP Plant and Field Technician Level 1 and 2
  • ACI Strength Testing Technician
  • PTI Inspector Grade I and II
  • Radiation Safety Officer

Jose Garcia-Betancourt, MECE, PE

Senior Material Lab Engineer/QA-QC Engineer

For more than 12 years, Eng. Garcia has been involved in Quality Control and Quality Assurance projects. He started his career as an Engineering Technician at a smaller Geotechnical and Materials Testing firm. He ultimately became Laboratory Manager and Junior Geotechnical Engineer and worked on several municipal, industrial and residential projects.

Upon completion of his first degree, he started working at Jaca & Sierra Engineering, PSC as the Senior Materials Laboratory Engineer and is the primary liaison at Jaca & Sierra for ongoing construction projects. He provides technical support from a geotechnical and construction materials perspective for several industries which include but are not limited to maritime ports, airfields, government, residential, commercial as well as industrial and pharmaceutical projects. In addition to the previously mentioned items, García is responsible for coordination of the Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and Structural Survey division as well as data interpretation. As previously mentioned, he is the managing engineer of our geotechnical, concrete and materials laboratory as well as assist with our continuing education program for technical personnel.