Chris Moulder

Christopher Moulder, P.E.

Structural Technical Director, Technical Services

Built Environment Solutions

Dallas

BACKGROUND:

Mr. Christopher Moulder holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering and is a registered professional engineer in Colorado, Wyoming, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

His professional experience spans more than 25 years and has focused on forensic evaluations of buildings, preparing new and existing building structural engineering design and consulting services, providing roofing consultant services, providing building envelope design and consulting services, providing forensic investigation services on multiple building issues, and serving as an expert witness on multiple plaintiff and defense cases.  Mr. Moulder has broad experience in all aspects of rehabilitation and repair contract negotiation, planning, design, and construction.  He has been involved in projects including single family, multi-family, commercial, retail, medical, hospitality, assembly, education, industrial, and clerical.  These projects have involved clients including, but not limited to, public agencies, private companies, construction companies, attorneys, insurance companies, homeowner associations, private owners, school districts, and government entities.  The projects ranged in size from single-family homes to high-rise buildings to large campus facilities.

Mr. Moulder’s structural design experience includes wood (light frame and timber), light-gauge steel, structural steel, structural concrete, and some masonry.  In addition to his structural experience, Mr. Moulder has roof, building envelope, and below-grade waterproofing design experience on multiple projects in different states and climate zones.  He has been the engineer of record on numerous repair and rehabilitation projects from simple repairs to complete reconstruction of all different complexities.

When called upon for insurance claims or by property owners outside of an insurance claim, Mr. Moulder performed field investigations on buildings of all different types and uses.  The primary focus of many of these investigations was to determine the reason(s) that the structure, building systems, or building envelope were not performing as intended or the extent of damage to the building related to a wide variety of causes.  These projects involved in-depth understandings of building code and applicable standards compliance; design defects; construction defects; foundation movement and its causes; construction contractual disputes; structural failures; plumbing failures; building envelope water intrusion; post-fire structural issues; vibration effects resulting from blasting, earthquakes, and construction equipment; storm and flood damage; hail damage; damage from high winds; vehicle impact to buildings; and plumbing leaks.

In addition to Mr. Moulder’s new construction design and building enclosure consulting experience, he also has extensive experience in the preparation of construction and bidding documents necessary for the restoration and/or rehabilitation of existing properties.  These services also include providing construction administration services such as supervising the bidding phase, reviewing bids, recommending a contractor, organizing regular project meetings, providing construction quality assurance observations and associated reports, settling disputes between the owner and contractor, and presiding over the project close-out.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:

• Civil Engineering, B.S.: University of Colorado, Denver (2009)

• Registered Professional Engineer: Colorado, Wyoming, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

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