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Jacob Couprie

Principal Civil Engineer

Jacob has more than 15 years’ experience in civil, geotechnical and water engineering design and construction, as well as project management. Within Riley he is recognized as a strong and supportive leader with a passion for mentoring and coaching younger staff.

His involvement in a wide range of engineering work includes:
• Assessment and design of canals and hydraulic infrastructure
• River training and protection works
• Retaining wall design and detailing
• Bridge and retaining wall inspection and repair
• Landslide assessment and repair
• Residential and commercial land development.

OUTSIDE WORK: Jacob can be found cycling, running or tackling building projects. He also enjoys a variety of outdoor activities with his family of boys.

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Based in Christchurch

Joined Riley in 2007


Graduated 2002

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