From Rodman to assistant engineer Member of Parliament Railway, 1905-1909. Engineer, manager irrigation, drainage and hydro-electric projects along Pacific Coast, 1909-1915. Assistant professor, then associate professor сivil engineering Carnegie Institute Technology, 1917-1919, U. Washington, 1915-1917, 19-24.
Professor сivil engineering, department chairman U. Missouri, 1924-1956, professor emeritus, lecturer, since 1956, often acting dean engring. Director Naval Diesel Training school and Engineering, Science Management War Training 1942-1944. Engineering practice, since 1915.
Advisory Committee Congress on Flood Control, 1927. Consultant National Resources Committee, 1936-1937.
Author: Industrial Organization, 1931. Engineering Surveys, 3d edit., 1958. Route Surveys, 1938, 2d edition. as Route Surveys and Construction, 1956.
Applied Engineering Surveys (with General Electric Lommel and M.W. Todd), 2d edition., 1958. The Engineer and Professional Management, 3d edit., 1961, (with John A. Logan) review edit., 1966-1971. Supplemental Irrigation, review edits., 1947, 50, 53.
Supplemental irrigation for Eastern United States, 1954, enlarged, 1956. (with Walker W. Milner) Construction and Professional Management, review edit., 1971. Contributor Encyclopedia British.
Technical press, world travel.