Timothy A. Mitchell, P.E.

Division Manager, Colorado Springs & Pueblo

Email Tim: TMitchell@ctlthompson.com

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado



Tim Mitchell is an associate engineer with nearly 25 years of experience in foundation engineering, slope stability and slope failure analysis/remediation primarily for the Colorado Front Range, Rocky Mountains and Western Slope.


Tim joined CTL | Thompson in 2004 and became a member of its leadership team in 2014. Currently, he oversees CTL’s Colorado Springs and Pueblo Divisions. Tim is responsible for the preparation of soils and foundation investigations and preliminary geotechnical investigations for residential and commercial construction while also contributing to the overall management and growth of the company.

He oversees southern Colorado projects that include slope stability analysis, field reconnaissance, settlement analysis and expansive soil analysis, contributing to proposal preparation and geotechnical engineering reports. Most notably, Tim has managed high-profile projects in Colorado Springs including the Woodmen and Academy interchange and the Children’s Hospital and Memorial North Hospital expansion. Furthermore, he has analyzed a large landslide area and provided recommendations to allow residential development over the slide mass.



  • B.S. Civil Engineering, emphasis in structural and geotechnical engineering, University of Wisconsin–Platteville

  • Registered Engineer: Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Virginia


Industry Associations:

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Member


Notable Projects/Accomplishments:

  • Leadership of Colorado Springs and Pueblo Divisions

  • Lead geotechnical engineer on the Woodmen Road-Academy Boulevard interchange, a $40 million upgrade that required assessment of grade separations, retaining structures, detention ponds, storm sewer construction and 20 piezometers and ground water wells installed to evaluate groundwater conditions

  • Geotechnical consultant for the Memorial Hospital North expansion and new Children’s Hospital in Colorado Springs, providing pre-construction geotechnical investigations; recommendations on suitable foundations and retaining wall design parameters; analysis of surface and subsurface drainage; and construction observation and materials testing