Jared S. Hensley

Senior Consultant / P.E. / Portland

Background

Mr. Hensley holds a B.S. in Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering. He is a registered professional engineer in Arizona, California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Oregon, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

He has extensive structural design and analysis experience utilizing a variety of building materials including reinforced concrete, post-tension concrete, masonry, steel, cold-formed steel, wood, and heavy timber. He has comprehensive industry knowledge in architectural design, structural design and engineering, project management, forensic investigations, and structural special inspections across a range of sectors including residential, multi-family, commercial, and mixed-use projects.

Mr. Hensley developed his primary expertise in structural wood design and heavy timber. This focus led Mr. Hensley to become proficient in the analysis of all aspects of wood framing including wood roof and floor diaphragm analysis, wood-framed shear walls, wood portal frame analysis, and specialty wood connection detailing. He also has in-depth experience in engineered wood manufacturing and manufacturing plant Quality Control process implementation and management.

Mr. Hensley has a thorough understanding of the ICC Building Code and ANSI Standard development and implementation processes. He has participated in code development activities concentrating on energy, building envelope, fire, Structural Glue Laminated Timber, Heavy Timber, and Mass Timber.

Forensic investigations conducted by Mr. Hensley have included engineered wood manufacturing defect claims, construction defect claims, building envelope failures, manufacturing of Structural Glue Laminated Timber, and manufacturing plant Quality Control process implementation and management.

Education and Certifications

• Architectural Engineering (Structural Engineering emphasis), B.S.: University of Wyoming
• Registered Professional Engineer: Arizona, California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Oregon, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming