Clinton T. Standish

Senior Consultant / P.E. / Denver

Background

Mr. Standish is a professional engineer with over 11 years of experience in forensic engineering, with a specialization in structural and building envelope failures. In his career as a forensic engineer, he has evaluated over a thousand structures for damage associated with severe weather, impacts, explosions, fire, overloading, water intrusion, soil movement, construction defects, and lack of maintenance. He has extensive experience with the investigation and the installation requirements of steep and low slope roof systems, liquid applied waterproofing, along with a broad spectrum of building cladding materials. He has a deep understanding of residential and commercial building code requirements and is trained and familiar with a variety of non-destructive building investigation techniques. In his role as a forensic engineer, he has investigated many forms of construction defects and has experience with both deposition and trial testimony in construction defect cases.

In addition, Mr. Standish has experience with cradle-to-grave management of building rehabilitation projects, including initial investigation of the property, prioritization of repairs, rehab design, bidding, construction administration, and performance of quality assurance observations. He is experienced with the installation and design of steep and low slope roof systems, structural balcony repairs, residential structural modifications, along with various waterproofing systems for terraces, balconies, plaza decks, and parking garages. In addition, he has overseen and performed ASTM test procedures involved with the commissioning of the building envelope.

Mr. Standish began his career working for a materials testing firm, where he gained an understanding of soils properties, along with various aggregates and concrete. He became experienced with field and laboratory testing of concrete samples, as well as the common requirements in construction specifications.

Education and Certifications

• Civil Engineering, B.S.: The Ohio State University
• Professional Engineer: Colorado, Ohio, and Texas
• Certified Residential Building Inspector: International Code Council
• Certified Level 1 Thermographer: Infrared Training Center
• Aerial Boom and Scissor Lift Operator Certification: United Rentals