Jon Forsyth, P.E.

Project Engineer

About

Jon Forsyth has more than 25 years of experience in forensic investigations, structural design, geotechnical design, and construction projects.

His broad range of experience includes forensic engineering investigations including root cause and extent of failures and damages to structures due to storm, flood, wind, wave, hail, snow, ice, earthquake, installation defects, and manufacturing defects. Building types investigated include shopping malls, churches, apartments, restaurants, office buildings, residential homes, swimming pools and boat docks.

Jon has provided senior consultation and management on projects involving construction materials testing services. He has extensive experience working with building engineers and owners, architects, job-site supervisors, building contractors, local inspectors, state officials, and plan review departments to facilitate the resolution of questions and challenges encountered before and during construction.

P.E./S.E.

AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WV, WI

Affiliations

ASCE, SEI, NSPE, AAWE, ISSMGE, SBCA, AWC, APA, NFBA

Certifications

Featured Experience

  • Tornado Damage Evaluations: Wind damage evaluations of commercial and residential structures in NC.

  • Earthquake Damage Evaluations: Earthquake evaluations of churches and other structures in VA and DC.

  • Hail and Windstorm Evaluations: Hail and windstorm evaluations in NC, SC, TN, VA, and MD.

  • Manufacturing & Installation Evaluations: Manufacturing & Installation defects in NC and SC.

  • Wind vs Wave Evaluations: Evaluations of boat docks to determine wind vs wave damage in NC.

  • Geotechnical Design Engineer: Served as ‘Engineer in responsible charge’ by designing, reviewing, and certifying structural shoring drawings, calculations, and details in 30+ states.

  • Construction Materials Testing (CMT): PM responsible for the testing of soils, foundations, concrete, masonry, structural steel, wood, and asphalt pavement in NC.

  • Structural Components Design Engineer: Served as Regional Engineering Manager responsible for value engineering roof, wall, and floor components in 20+ states.