Mr. Justin Grammer holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering, is a registered professional engineer in several states, and is a licensed residential home builder in the State of Alabama. He has an extensive background in engineering design, general construction, and forensics. Mr. Grammer has provided deposition and trial testimony in support of technical findings in civil/structural engineering, construction defect, and premises liability matters.
As a civil/structural design engineer, Mr. Grammer’s experience included the analysis of new and existing structures and the design of the entire building system from its foundation through superstructure and roof. His design projects included residential, commercial, manufacturing, and industrial facilities. Mr. Grammer’s experience has encompassed projects with nearly every building material, including timber framing, light-gauge metal framing, aluminum, structural steel, plain, concrete, and masonry.
Mr. Grammer has been involved in general construction from the permitting stage to completion in roles ranging from tradesman to project manager. This on-site construction experience included hands-on placement and installation of building components through means and methods decision making. As a project manager, Mr. Grammer’s responsibilities included estimating, scheduling, procurement, and project execution. His construction projects included residential, commercial, manufacturing, and industrial facilities.
Mr. Grammer’s work in the field of forensics includes the analysis of failures or other performance problems in civil/structural engineering applications. Additionally, he has evaluated alleged design and construction defects. Mr. Grammer has designed and constructed a wide range of walking surfaces that required guards and slip-resistant surfaces. Since 2017, he has conducted evaluations of walking surfaces in accidents that occurred in a variety of venues including exterior and interior applications. In the course of completing these evaluations, he has determined compliance with walkway safety standards, building code, and ADA requirements.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:
• Civil Engineering, B.S.: The University of Alabama (2011)
• Civil Engineering, M.S.: University of Alabama (2012)
• Registered Professional Engineer: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
• Licensed Residential Home Builder in the State of Alabama
• Certified English XL Tribometrist
• Memberships: American Society of Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers Association of Alabama