• Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering - University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering / Geotechnical Engineering – University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Professional Organizations
  • College of Engineers and Surveyors of Puerto Rico
  • Registered Professional Engineer – Puerto Rico - License # 25197

Manuel E. Candelario Cosme, MSCE, PE

Geotechnical Engineer

Eng. Candelario has been involved in project management related to geotechnical investigations as well as provided geotechnical engineering consulting services for projects within Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (US and British) and Lesser Antilles (Antigua, Dominica, Saint Eustatius, Montserrat, Barbados). He has been involved in marinas, photovoltaic solar farms, power plants, hotels, roadways, stadiums, commercial centers, aquariums, pharmaceuticals, ports, housing developments, multistory structures, among others. His consulting experience cover a variety of soil conditions such as sinkholes within karst region, landslide stabilization, liquefaction mitigation, soil improvement with aggregate piers, deep foundations and offshore foundations. At Jaca & Sierra he has distinguished in the performance and interpretation of geophysical tests such as Seismic Refraction, Electrical Resistivity, Downhole and Crosshole Seismic Tests and Cone Penetration Tests.