David Metallo

David C. Metallo, Jr., P.E.

Construction Practice Leader

Forensic Services



Mr. David Metallo holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering and is a registered professional engineer in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. He has an extensive background in construction services and has combined this expertise with significant design and project management experience in structural engineering design, analysis, and failure analysis.

As a structural engineer, Mr. Metallo’s design and analysis experience included contract management, the design of foundations, superstructure and retaining structures, multi-discipline design coordination management, BIM modeling, and construction administration. His projects included single-family residences, multi-family mixed-use facilities, commercial office buildings, institutional classroom facilities, storm shelter design, power generation facilities, pulp and paper production facilities, and chemical plant design. Mr. Metallo’s experience has encompassed projects with nearly every building material, including timber framing, light-gauge metal framing, structural steel, plain, mild- and post-tensioned reinforced concrete, and reinforced masonry.

As a construction project technician, Mr. Metallo’s responsibilities included estimating, contract management, resource planning, scheduling, procurement, BIM management, and project execution. His projects included single- and multi-family housing developments, hospitals, manufacturing, institutional and commercial buildings, parking structures, pulp and paper facility expansions, and chemical plant expansions.

Mr. Metallo’s employment with his family’s construction company provided an opportunity to gain hands-on project management experience on high-end residential projects across the low country of South Carolina. This experience serves him well in understanding how projects come together and the correct way to construct them. In addition to project management, Mr. Metallo gained hands-on field experience installing various materials and products ranging from roof coverings to concrete foundation systems. His project management and field experience has provided Mr. Metallo with expertise in construction means and methods as well as standard of care in the construction industry.


• Civil Engineering, B.S.: Clemson University (2009)

• Civil Engineering, M.S.: Clemson University (2012)

• Licensed Professional Engineer: Alabama (#37131), Florida (#87294), Georgia (#PE043856), North Carolina (#047625), and South Carolina (#36158)

• LEED® Accredited Professional: U.S. Green Building Council

• National Council of Structural Engineers Association: Member

• Structural Engineers Association of Alabama: Member

• American Society of Civil Engineers: Member