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Mr. Cahill received his Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering and his Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

Prior to joining S-E-A, he was employed for over 24 years in the forensic engineering and structural building component industries. Mr. Cahill's education, training and experience enable him to evaluate commercial, industrial and residential structures for the cause and extent of damages to the structures.

As a Senior Project Engineer with S-E-A, his main responsibilities include analyzing and evaluating structural failures in timber, masonry, steel and concrete products as well as roof and floor coverings, structural building components, foundations, structural framing, facades, decks and balconies.

Mr. Cahill conducts building code analysis, trip/slip-and-fall investigations, including walkway and flooring surface evaluations utilizing the English CL Variable Incidence Tribometer, and investigations into moisture intrusion, construction safety, product defect and premises liability cases.

Mr. Cahill is licensed in many states as a Structural Engineer, a Professional Engineer and a Home Inspector. He has testified as an expert in courts of law throughout the United States. He is also a member of the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI).



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