Stephen M. Kleps

Civil Engineer / Ph.D., P.E. / Chicago

Background

Mr. Kleps holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering, an M.S. in Structural Engineering and Ph.D. of Philosophy in Civil Engineering with a Construction Management focus. He is a registered professional engineer in Illinois, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, and Wisconsin.  He has extensive industry experience in the residential construction industry as a general contractor as well as commercial construction management and civil/structural design and evaluations.

As a carpenter and project manager, he has hands-on experience with wood framing, concrete footings and piers, assembling and setting reinforced steel bar (rebar) cages, structural steel erection, bolting and welding structural steel and installing roofing and siding.

Education and Certifications

  • Civil Engineering, B.S.: Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Structural Engineering, M.A.S.: Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Civil Engineering, Ph.D.: Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Professional Engineer: Illinois, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, and Wisconsin