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Structural Engineers

Jeffrey J. Felderman

Jeffrey J. Felderman

PE | Senior Vice President | Construction and Design Compliance

Education:

BSCE, UW ‘87

Licenses:

PE (AZ, CO, MT, NM, NY, TX, and WY)

 

Bio

Jeff has more than 30-years of experience in structural design and managing a range of projects including government, industrial, retail, commercial, healthcare, K-12 and higher education, residential, ski resort facilities, parking garages, building renovation, civil structures, bridges, and forensic engineering. Through his professional and academic experience, Jeff has acquired expertise in designing and managing projects, and thinking creatively to solve problems that arise during the course of a project. He has designed a wide variety of projects using cast-in-place, tilt-up, and precast concrete, post-tensioned slabs, steel, cold-formed steel, masonry, wood, and heavy timber. He has also established project scopes, fees, and budgets; managed the preparation of construction documents and specifications; and provided quality assurance for multiple projects. Jeff has proven his communication and coordination skills on many building renovation projects.

Jerod B. Faris

Jerod B. Faris

PE | Residential Project Manager

Education:

BSAE, CU-Boulder ‘06 MSCW, CU-Boulder ’11, BSCE, CU-Denver ’03

Licenses:

PE (AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, IL, IN, KS, LA, MD, MA, NE, NV, NJ, NM, NC, OK, PA, SC, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WV)

Certifications:

Unbonded PT I, Thermography I, Cal OES Safety Assessment Program Evaluator

Affiliations:

ASCE, SEAC, NCSEA

 

Bio

Jerod has experience in structural design and detailing of residential and commercial structures. He has designed and managed projects including custom, production, and multi-family residential and commercial structures utilizing wood, cold-formed steel, masonry, concrete, and steel. This experience has given him a greater understanding of what is required during the design process so that he can effectively evaluate structures for construction and design defects and compliance with building code requirements. He is also a Certified Level 1 Infrared Thermographer, has a Level 1 Unbonded ― Field Installation certification from the Post-Tension Institute, and has completed the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Safety Assessment Program for Disaster Response.

Heidi J. Klein

Heidi J. Klein

EI | Forensic Specialist

Education:

BSCE, CSM ‘17

Licenses:

EI

Certifications:

HAAG Certified Inspector, Certified Residential Thermographer

Affiliations:

ASCE, NSPE

 

Bio

While attending the Colorado School of Mines, Heidi narrowed her studies to a structural focus with courses such as Steel Design, Timber and Masonry Design, Design of Reinforced Concrete, and Structural Loads. She also studied economics and business. Since 2012, Heidi has interned with SBSA and has been able to gain a wide range of knowledge from multiple SBSA departments. After graduating in December of 2017, Heidi joined SBSA full time and currently works in the roofing and hail claim department where she specializes in building envelope observations. Heidi is an active HAAG Certified Inspector for Residential Roofs, Commercial Roofs, and Wind Damage. She is also a Certified Residential Thermographer. Heidi is the third generation of civil engineers in the family, following in the footsteps of her grandfather, Harold Fronapfel, and her father, Edward Fronapfel.

Sameer Rampurawala

Sameer Rampurawala

EI | Forensic Specialist

Education:

MECI, UT-Arlington ‘17

Licenses:

EI

 

Bio

Sameer joined SBSA as part of his college internship program before becoming a full-time employee. In his present role, he assists the Construction Design and Compliance team in damage assessment and repair designs for educational and residential structures in Colorado and Texas. Sameer’s strong interest in structural engineering and academic experiences make him proficient in performing differential settlement analysis, non-intrusive structural evaluation, and building load analysis.

Andrew J. Rudeen

Andrew J. Rudeen

EI | Forensic Specialist

Education:

MAE, NU ’12, BSAE, NU ’11

Licenses:

EI

 

Bio

Andy first became interested in structural forensics during a semester abroad in Italy in 2008 where he observed analysis, repair, and rehabilitation techniques for truly historic architecture. He has studied the accuracy of ASTM standards for existing masonry in depth as well. While living in Texas, he gained experience in forensic structural engineering traveling throughout the south and the upper East Coast of the United States. This experience included investigations and damage assessments of foundation issues, structural collapse, design defects, and natural disasters (hurricanes, tornados, storm surges, high wind events, explosions, and hail).

 

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