Naseem A. Ghandour

Consultant / M.Eng., P.E. / Orlando

Background

Mr. Ghandour holds a B.S degree in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida with specialization in construction engineering. He is a registered professional engineer in the states of Florida, Georgia, Texas, Arizona, Utah, and Washington. He also is a Certified General Contractor in the state of Florida, an OSHA 30-Hour Construction certified outreach trainer and holds a Florida Department of Environmental Protection Stormwater Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector certification.

Mr. Ghandour has over 16-years of experience in the engineering and construction industry. His experience includes land surveying, site development, design, and inspections in the residential, commercial, industrial, and federal government/military sectors. His design and construction oversight experience include construction utilizing conventional wood framing, concrete masonry, steel framing, light-gauge steel framing and trusses, cast-in-place concrete, precast and tilt-up concrete, civil/site design, underground utility structures, Portland concrete and asphalt pavements, and anti-terrorism/force protection structures. Mr. Ghandour has trained individuals in OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety, Project Management, Construction Inspection, and Field Engineering practices.

Representative Engagements 

• Property Related Failures (Residential and Commercial)
o Residential and commercial roof evaluation
o Moisture intrusion evaluation
o Structural damage evaluation and repair
o Foundation settlement
o Fire related damage evaluation and repair
o Tile and hardwood floor evaluation
o Building envelope evaluation
o Investigation of wind-related damage to structures and building elements.
o Pool damage evaluation
o Construction vibration assessment
o Geotechnical assessment - Phase I evaluation
o Premise liability
o Building code compliance

• Construction Related Failures
o Construction defects for building envelope
o Construction defects for structural elements
o Building code compliance
o Civil/site design and construction evaluation 
o Pavement design and construction evaluation

Education and Registrations

M.Eng. Civil Engineering -  University of Florida
B.S. Civil Engineering -  Georgia Institute of Technology
Registered Professional Engineer -  Florida, Georgia, Texas, Utah, Arizona, and Washington
Certified General Contractor (CGC) -  Florida
Stormwater Erosion & Sedimentation Control inspector - FL Dept of Environmental Protection
OSHA 30-Hour Construction Out-Reach Trainer