Nicolás has 15 years of professional experience in the development of mining and civil projects, specifically in geotechnics. Since 2013, he has held the position of head of the geotechnical discipline at Ausenco and has worked on national and international large-scale projects associated with leaching plants, tailings deposits, infrastructure for process plants and long-range pipelines.
He has developed studies in conceptual engineering, pre-feasibility, feasibility, detail, and field engineering.
Nicolás’s extensive experience includes project management and administration, development of proposals, direction and participation in geotechnical field and laboratory campaigns, geotechnical characterization of tailings, ore and leached ore materials, and foundation soils; development of stability analysis and flow analysis; and geotechnical modelling.
Nicolás is a Civil Engineer in Civil Works and Construction Engineer from Universidad de Santiago in Chile and has a postgraduate master’s degree in Geological Engineering from the University of Granada in Spain.