James Barnard PE

Senior Project Manager

Contact Info

Department

Engineering

Phone

(801) 690-5821

Email

james.barnard@yaeservices.com

Locations

Salt Lake City, UT

Biography

James is a Senior Project Engineer with over 20 years of construction and engineering experience including structural design for buildings using the fundamental construction materials such as wood, steel, metal, concrete, and masonry. He has researched, developed and created company standards for forensic evaluation of building materials and systems, structural engineering design, and structural construction documents for various materials and quality assurance/control standards. He has managed the construction of numerous building materials including unique structural steel systems, specialty reinforced concrete systems (above and below grade), and various building envelope components specific to air, water, heat, and noise transfer while ensuring that construction and material standards were met for multiple sized projects.

Education

  • Utah State University  |  Logan, Utah
    Bachelor of Science - Civil Engineering
  • Weber State University  |  Ogden, Utah
    Master of Business Administration - Business Administartion
  • Utah State University  |  Logan, Utah
    Master of Science - Structural Engineering

Professional Experience

  • 2021 - Current  |  Senior Project Manager  |  YA Engineering Services
  • 2013 - 2021  |  Senior Project Engineer  |  Envista Forensics
  • 2011 - 2013  |  Structural Quality Control Manager  |  Okland Construction
  • 2007 - 2011  |  Design Engineer (Structural)  |  BHB Structural
  • 2005 - 2007  |  Design Engineer (Structural)  |  Ensign Engineering and Land Surveying
  • 2004 - 2005  |  Owner  |  J&B Concrete Specialties
  • 1996 - 2004  |  Concrete Foreman  |  Ryan Green Construction, Blair Green Construction

Areas of Practice

  • Building Code Upgrade Review
  • Building Envelope
  • Condition Assessment
  • Damage Assessment
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Failure Analysis
  • Repair Cost Estimating
  • Roofing
  • Structural Analysis
  • Water Leakage Testing and Analysis

Representative Consulting Assignments

  • Swimming Pool  |  Construction Defect  |  $100k
    Utah  |  Pool Structural and Plaster Construction Defect Evaluation
  • Apartment Development  |  Construction Defect  |  $1M
    Utah  |  Fiber Cement Board Siding, Wood Framing, HVAC Construction Defect Evaluation
  • Apartment Development  |  Construction Defect  |  $8M
    Utah  |  Building Envelope Construction Defect Evaluation
  • Wood, Steel and Concrete Structures  |  Earthquake  |  Various Costs
    Various Locations  |  Forensic Investigation and Evaluation of Cause and Extent of Damage
  • Single Family Development  |  Construction Defect  |  $1M
    Stucco and Window Construction Defect Evaluation
  • Custom Residences  |  Construction Defect  |  Various Costs
    Various Locations  |  Roofing, Siding, Foundation, Soils, Plumbing Leak, and/o Site Drainage Construction Defect Evaluations
  • Wood, Steel and Concrete Structures  |  Fire/Smoke  |  Various Costs
    Various Locations  |  Forensic Investigation and Evaluation of Cause and Extent of Damage
  • Natatorium  |  Construction Defect  |  $1M
    Wyoming  |  Building Envelope and Moisture Exposure Construction Defect Evaluation
  • Townhome Development  |  Construction Defect  |  $10M
    Colorado  |  Building Envelope and Site Construction Defect Evaluation
  • Structural Steel Warehouse  |  Construction Defect  |  $2M
    Iowa  |  Structural Steel Collapse Construction Defect Evaluation

Licenses

  • Colorado  |  PE.0048192  |  Civil Engineer
  • Idaho  |  15839  |  Civil Engineer
  • Louisiana  |  41448  |  Civil Engineer
  • Montana  |  40675  |  Civil Engineer
  • Nevada  |  24451  |  Civil Engineer
  • New Mexico  |  23434  |  Civil Engineer
  • Texas  |  119807  |  Civil Engineer
  • Utah  |  5561938-2202  |  Civil Engineer
  • Washington  |  53591  |  Civil Engineer
  • Wyoming  |  14361  |  Civil Engineer