Experienced structural engineer for building and bridge projects. Managed complex engineering projects to achieve results on-task and on-budget. Deep knowledge of structural engineering and project management techniques. Adept at conducting structural investigations employing testing of materials and advanced structural analysis. Developed profitable relationships as a Professional Engineer (PE) and Licensed Structural Engineer (SE) while doing work for projects in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Arkansas, Georgia, Oregon, Colorado, Nebraska, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Oklahoma. Held position as Chief Structural Engineer for projects in the St. Louis Region for a top 100 engineering firm. Started, operated and sold structural engineering firm in the Southern Illinois area.
Specialties: Forensic engineering. Investigations of structural failures and building collapse. Investigations of foundation failures. Expert witness. Construction accident investigations. Investigations of structural damage from tornadoes, hurricanes, explosions, fires and high wind events. Knowledge of engineering techniques and protocol. Knowledge of building codes, bridge codes, and interpretation of report and design guides published by IBC, AASHTO, ACI, ASCE and AISC. Structural investigations conducted for clients that employ testing of materials and advanced structural analysis. Interface frequently with clients to ensure effective integration of project activities with operational objectives. Structural Investigations for Buildings and Bridges, Structural Analysis and Design for Structural Steel, Concrete, Wood and Masonry, Rehabilitation Investigation and Design, Reinforced Concrete Foundation Analysis and Design, Investigations of Value Engineering Alternatives for Structural Projects, Load Rating for Bridges, Fatigue Analysis, Seismic Analysis, Concrete Grain Bin Collapse Investigation, Vibration Damage