Mr. James is a Civil/Structural Engineer in the Houston, Texas, office. He has over 23 years of structural engineering experience and possesses an extensive knowledge of low- and mid-rise building construction. Anthony conducts engineering investigations for determining the cause and extent of damage to commercial and residential buildings, facilities, and structures. His responsibilities include the analysis of damage to steel, concrete, masonry, and timber structures, including evaluation of construction defect claims and failures of roofing, building envelope, foundation, and structural systems, as well as compliance with building codes and standards.
Mr. James’ professional experience encompasses all aspects of the construction process, from design through construction administration, for a wide variety of building applications, including industrial, manufacturing, transportation, commercial, municipal, power distribution, petrochemical, and oil and gas exploration. Throughout his career, he has obtained valuable knowledge of steel fabrication, steel erection, and pre-engineered and modular construction. He has implemented quality processes and managed engineering departments through manu-facturing and fabrication audits for AISC, IAS, and ISO 9000 compliance and certification. Mr. James has completed numerous building designs consisting of structural steel, cold-formed steel, concrete, masonry, and timber. He has been involved in the design and analysis of new construction and existing structures for rain loads, flood loads, wind loads in hurricane-prone regions, seismic activity, blast loads, vibrations, and moving loads.
Mr. James received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Louisiana Tech University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas and several other states. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), APA – The Engineered Wood Association, the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), and the Structural Engineers Association of Texas (SEAOT). He is certified with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES), and he is an Appointed Qualified Inspector (AQI) for the Texas Department of Insurance windstorm inspections.
3403 N. Sam Houston Pkwy W.,
Houston, TX 77086