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Geoffrey A. Chambers, PE, SI, StS1

Senior Engineer

800-971-7252 (Work)
813-459-7978 (Mobile)
2701 West Busch Boulevard, Suite 200
Tampa, Florida 33618

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Professional Registration:

FL PE 73983 State of Florida Professional Engineer
FL SI 73983 State of Florida Special Inspector
AL PE 37595-E State of Alabama Professional Engineer
LA PE 42748 State of Louisiana Professional Engineer
MS PE 29255 State of Mississippi Professional Engineer
NC PE 47105 State of North Carolina Professional Engineer
TX PE 131137 State of Texas Professional Engineer
ICC 47 Reinforced Concrete Special Inspector [Test Passed]
ICC S1 Structural Steel and Bolting Special Inspector
ICC 84 Structural Masonry Special Inspector
ICC 92 Prestressed Concrete Special Inspector [Test Passed]
ICC EC Soils Special Inspector
PTI 9090712 Post-Tensioning Institute Level 1 Inspector/Installer
OSHA 10-Hour Hazard Recognition and Training
StS1 FEMA/USACE Structure Specialist Responder for US&R Operations
Cal OES Safety Assessment Program Evaluator

Summary of Experience:

Geoffrey Chambers has extensive experience in the structural engineering field. His career has been balanced with both design and inspection of new structures, as well as the assessment of existing structures. This includes design and inspection of numerous single and multi-story buildings. He has managed, coordinated, designed, and analyzed steel frame, reinforced concrete, post-tensioned concrete, wood, masonry, and precast structures. Geoffrey has also served as a Special Inspector and threshold agent performing structural inspections of threshold buildings.

He has served as project manager on several large projects throughout Florida, coordinating the structural design, analysis, construction document production and review, shop drawing review, and construction inspections. Structure types have included single-family residential, multi-story, multi-family, hotels, airports, commercial and big box, casino, hospital, and public/government facilities. In addition to his own design work, Geoffrey also provides peer review services to local design firms.

Geoffrey also has geotechnical-structural experience including the assessment and remediation of structures having settlement related damage. These projects include numerous sinkhole investigations and structural assessments, cause-and-origin investigations, and other forensic structural evaluations. He has performed additional forensic investigations including wind damage, hail damage, construction/design failure, water intrusion, moisture/mold assessments.

Geoffrey has performed transition inspections for homeowner associations and developers, as well as other inspections for real estate transactions. He has performed third party (private provider) inspections for both contractors and municipalities. He also has construction materials testing and inspection experience, as well as conducting geotechnical laboratory testing during his internships.

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