Louis E. LaFord Sr.

Senior Associate

Louis is a staff geologist and manager of our Geotechnical Department’s Soils Testing Laboratory. He is responsible for the supervision of geotechnical testing of soil and rock samples and, laboratory quality control and assurance programs in accordance with ASTM procedures. Louis also serves as the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) and he is responsible for maintaining compliance with New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) regulations governing training and use of Troxler portable nuclear field density gauges. Louis graduated from Jersey City State College in 1977 where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geoscience. Post graduate studies include Soils Mechanics (NJIT/1980) and Foundation Engineering (Somerset County College/1984). Louis joined PS&S in 1979.




Tel.  732.584.0297

Email llaford@psands.com


Areas of Expertise

Geotechnical Engineering