Karl A. Koenig

Principal Consultant / P.E. / Chicago/Willowbrook

Background

Along with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, Mr. Koenig is a registered professional engineer in four states. He has extensive experience in engineering, construction, maintenance, and process control with experience in failure analysis of structures, equipment, and integrated process lines.

Mr. Koenig has managed major industrial engineering and construction projects from concept to production, including steel and chemical processing facilities. He has initiated maintenance technology improvements such as preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, thermography and vibration analysis, materials management, and computerized maintenance management system implementation in a fully integrated SAP information system environment. Mr. Koenig has also initiated and completed investigations in industrial processes and issued recommendations with economic justifications for improved productivity and reduced delays.

As a forensic engineer, Mr. Koenig has completed investigations in cause and origin of moisture intrusion, construction defects and roof cover failures for single, multi-family residences and commercial structures. He is Level III Certified in Thermal Imaging and has utilized thermal imaging on various projects to determine origin and cause of defects. He has also taught thermal imaging best practices to industry professionals. Mr. Koenig has evaluated building envelope and structural failures of residential and commercial facilities.

Education and Certifications

• Civil Engineering, B.S.: New Mexico State University
• Business Management: University of Michigan
• Registered Professional Engineer: Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, and Wisconsin
• Registered Energy Professional: City of Chicago
• Level III Certified Thermographer: Snell Infrared – ASNT Compliant