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Engineering Consultants

Darwin L. Cooprider

Darwin L. Cooprider

Project Analytics | Cost Estimator

 

Bio

Darwin has over 23-years experience in the construction industry managing large general construction projects throughout the continental United States, Alaska, and the Pacific region. His most recent experience has been in Colorado and the Front Range. His expertise in all aspects of project management provides the breadth of knowledge and experience on which clients depend. These projects include government office developments, stadiums, arenas, corporate office developments, retail and hotels, and medical facilities. His experience has been important to the continued success of these projects, customer satisfaction and building of strong client relationships. His experience includes construction claims and forensics claims analysis, schedule review, cost and change management, quality control and management for the Army Corps of Engineers. He has been on both sides of the table in construction-related claims and disputes]

Dr. Craig R. Dixon

Dr. Craig R. Dixon

PH.D, EI | Independent Consultant

Education:

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, UFL ‘13, M.Eng. in Civil Engineering, UFL ‘13, BSCE, UFL ‘08

Licenses:

EI

Affiliations:

AAWE ASTM International

 

Bio

Dr. Dixon graduated with his Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from the University of Florida. His background includes private practice for two forensic engineering firms in Florida and academic research focused on the wind-induced failure mechanisms of building components. Craig’s dissertation comprised five experimental research projects that identified why asphalt shingle roofing fails in wind. The outcomes of this research have impacted the manufacturing, consulting, and design of asphalt shingle roofing for wind resistance. Craig has published the results of his academic research in many articles spanning peer-reviewed academic journals to technical trade periodicals. He has also presented at academic conferences in the United States and Europe.

Harold J. Fronapfel

Harold J. Fronapfel

Structural Engineer | Consultant

Licenses:

PE

 

Bio

Harold Fronapfel holds a vast amount of structural engineering experience including forensic repairs to commercial and residential structural property damaged from construction defects, failures, and performance. He also has expertise in the design of steel, wood, masonry and concrete structures for residential and light commercial structures. Harold has also been involved in the design of repair for failed structural members in industrial buildings. Harold’s background includes structural designs within the Denver metro area included Sil-Terhar Ford Dealership, 7-11, and structural design for several cement plants around the U.S. Harold has been in charge of structural and engineer of record for several mining facilities and power plants. He has experience in quality control including the review of structural designs, ensuring they were up to code and maintaining within budget.

 

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