With over 17 years of experience at Branch Engineering, Rick brings expertise in a wide variety of structual systems including concrete, masonry, steel, heavy timber, cold-formed steel and light-framed wood. He is experienced in the structural design of a variety of structures including educational, retail, commercial, recreational, industrial, and single- and multi-family residential structures. Many of his projects have involved design work in high wind, snow, and seismic areas, and his work has been built throughout Oregon as well as in California, Washington, Idaho and Utah. Rick has also served as the design professional-of-record for a number of structures for clients who have chosen to use Branch Engineering's code analysis services.
On a sabbatical from his employment with Branch Engineering in 2009, Rick spent time in Southeast Asia helping on a construction project serving a number of indigenous people groups.
Professional Engineer – Civil and Structural: Oregon #67092PE
Professional Engineer – Civil and Structural: Washington #50932