Timothy J. Kenneally

Senior Consultant / P.E., S.E. / Tampa

Background

Mr. Kenneally graduated from California State University of Chico with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis on structures. He is a licensed structural engineer and professional engineer experienced in structural design, engineering forensics, project management, and construction administration.

Mr. Kenneally possesses over 30 years of industry knowledge in the areas of design and engineering forensics, with extensive experience in structural design involving structural steel, masonry, wood, and reinforced concrete structures in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. His structural design expertise covers a broad array of building types, including: commercial spaces, churches, libraries, offices, community centers, apartments, warehouse facilities, educational structures, and high-value single-family residential structures. The residential and many of commercial structures had excessive loading requirements on the roofs. Additional experiences include flood-protection structures such as inverted “T” concrete flood walls and steel flood gates in the City of New Orleans, and a seismic evaluation on an existing Air Force hangar in Sacramento, CA.

As a forensic consultant, his investigative experience includes: building settlement and collapse, structural fire damage, hurricane and wind damage, vehicle impact damage, concrete failure analysis, concrete and masonry cracking, retaining wall distress, distress to concrete wastewater facilities, steel and wood joist and truss failures, moisture intrusion through building envelopes, roofing system failures, floor tile failures, and stucco failures. He also provides litigation support and court testimonies as needed.

Mr. Kenneally is skilled in the application of new and existing construction codes, such as the Florida Building Code and the International Building Code. He is also familiar with design standards set forth by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the American Concrete Institute (ACI), the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), National Design Specification (NDS) for wood construction, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), the Steel Joist Institute (SJI), and the Steel Deck Institute (SDI), and various codes/standards for wind loads for petrochemical and other facilities.

Education and Certifications

• Civil Engineering, B.S.: California State University of Chico 
• Registered Professional Engineer: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Mississippi, and South Carolina 
• Registered Structural Engineer: California 
• National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Record Holder