Robert E. Burle, Jr.
Consultant / P.E. / Birmingham
Mr. Burle holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering and is a registered professional engineer in Alabama. He has an extensive background in construction services and has combined this expertise with significant design and project management in structural engineering design, analysis, and failure analysis.
As a structural engineer, Mr. Burle’s design and analysis experience included contract management, design of superstructures, retaining structures, shallow and deep foundations, multi-discipline 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 peer reviews, healthcare facilities, and mechanical and electrical equipment supports. Mr. Burle’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 plain and reinforced masonry.
Mr. Burle’s work in the field of forensic engineering includes the inspection and analysis of failures in civil/structural engineering in residential, commercial, and institutional buildings and structures. Representative investigations have included foundation, superstructure, retaining wall failures, structural failures from vehicular impacts, fire and weather events, and building code compliance.
Education and Certifications
• Civil Engineering, B.S.: Mississippi State University
• Civil Engineering, M.S.: Mississippi State University
• Registered Professional Engineer: Alabama