Was engaged in mining and prospecting in Alaska, California, Idaho, Washington and Montana, 1894-1900. Assistant in soil survey and scientist, bureau of Soils, unites states department of Agriculture, 1901-1905. Assistant engineer Panama Canal, division of meteorology and river hydraulics, 1905-1906.
Engineering work and railway contractor, 1906-1909. Mineral inspector, unites states department Interior, 1909-1919, principally in California oil fields. Geologist, Union Oil Corporation of California, 1919-1930, principally in Colombia, S.A.
Later in private practice. Mining engineer, Division of Investigations, United States Department Interior, 1933-1941. Now in private practice.
Honorary consul for Austria at Los Angeles, 1932-1933. Delaware to International Geological Congress, Madrid, International Congress de Forage, Paris, 1929. World Engineering and Power Congress, Tokio, 1929.