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civil engineer

Joseph R. Shain, American civil engineer. Registered professional engineer, New Mexico, Alaska, Guam. Recipient Letter of Commendation, Government Guam, 1975, Letter of Commendation New Mexico Aviation Division, 1983, Letter of Commendation Rural Water Users Association, 1985.


Shain, Joseph R. was born on June 21, 1945 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George and Florence Dorothy (Reinholtz) Shain.


Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1967.


Engineer Chas. T. Main Inc., Boston, 1969-1971. Airport engineer Alaska Aviation Division, Anchorage, 1971-1974, 76-77. Engineer Territory of Guam, Tumon, 1974-1976, New Mexico Transportation Department, Santa Fe, 1977-1980.

Engineering vice president PAJO Technology Services, Mesilla, New Mexico, since 1980. Engineering instructor University New Mexico, Los Alamos, 1980-1983. Construction claims arbitrator HOW, Dallas, since 1980.

Technical advisor Lincoln County, Carrizozo, New Mexico, since 1983, Sierra County, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, since 1985.


  • Registered professional engineer, New Mexico, Alaska, Guam.


Member organization committee Whole Enchilida Fiesta, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 1984. Airport commissioner Santa Teresa Airport Commission, Las Cruces, 1985. Member planning committee Mount View Water Association, Las Cruces, 1985.

Public works advisor Town of Mesilla, New Mexico, 1986.


  • Other Interests

    Stamp and coin collecting, physical fitness, horseshoe pitching, golf, skiing.


George Shain

Florence Dorothy (Reinholtz) Shain