Director of Engineering
Andrew Sparks, PE
B.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Brigham Young University
M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering,
Brigham Young University
Professional Experience
27 years
Joined The Laney Team

Drew Sparks is a geotechnical engineer with 25 years of experience and is a registered professional engineer in 27 states. He has 18 years of experience in designing Horizontal Directional Drill and Direct Pipe® projects up to 48-inches in diameter and lengths over 13,000 feet. Drew worked with a team of engineers to develop a design procedure for Direct Pipe® design and developed a proprietary software program to evaluate the hydraulic fracture and drilling fluid surface release risk for Horizontal Directional Drill crossings. 


Drew received his B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering and a M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering from Brigham Young University. Drew currently holds the position of Secretary for the ASCE Manual of Practice Committee for Direct Pipe®, serves on the Board of Directors for the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), and is the Director of Engineering for the engineering group of Laney Directional Drilling.