Josh Thompson PE

Senior Project Manager

Contact Info

Department

Engineering

Phone

(970) 471-6805

Email

josh.thompson@yaeservices.com

Locations

Mobile, AL
Pensacola, FL

Biography

Josh Thompson is a licensed Professional Engineer specializing in the forensic evaluation of structures damaged by natural disasters, fires, construction defects, collapses, vehicular impacts, foundation issues, and building envelope failures. Josh utilizes industrial rope access techniques to complete structural and building fa├žade inspections on high-rise buildings and difficult access locations. He has performed several hundred roof evaluations for hail and wind damage at residential and large commercial properties. Josh was deployed on CAT assignments for Hurricanes (Matthew, Harvey, Irma, Michael, Laura, Sally, Delta, Zeta, Ida, and Ian) and Tornadoes (Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee).

Education

  • University of Colorado  |  Denver, Colorado
    Bachelor of Science - Civil Engineering

Professional Experience

  • 2023 - Current  |  Senior Project Manager  |  YA Engineering Services
  • 2022 - 2023  |  Forensic Engineer   |  Charles Taylor Engineering Technical Services
  • 2016 - 2022  |  Forensic Engineer   |  The Vertex Companies
  • 2015 - 2016  |  Structural Designer  |  The Vertex Companies
  • 2013 - 2015  |  Project Manager  |  TBS Equipment

Areas of Practice

  • Building Envelope
  • Condition Assessment
  • Damage Assessment
  • Litigation Support
  • Roofing
  • Structural Analysis
  • Repair and Rehabilitation Design
  • Failure Analysis
  • Building Code Upgrade Review
  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Repair Cost Estimating

Affiliations

  • Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians

Credentials

  • PE  |  Professional Engineer
  • Rope Access Technician

Licenses

  • Alabama  |  38961-E  |  Professional Engineer
  • Arkansas  |  21303  |  Professional Engineer
  • Florida  |  94849  |  Professional Engineer
  • Georgia  |  049258  |  Professional Engineer
  • Kentucky  |  38071  |  Professional Engineer
  • Louisiana  |  0047055  |  Professional Engineer
  • Mississippi  |  33227  |  Professional Engineer
  • South Carolina  |  40671  |  Professional Engineer
  • Texas  |  146149  |  Professional Engineer