A Quick Look:

James D. Pospisil, PE – Associate Principal
Registration: Professional Engineer - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State of Ohio, State of North Carolina
Master of Science in Civil Engineering - Pennsylvania State University, 1998
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering - Pennsylvania State University, 1996

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • Modern Steel Construction PDF Document
    May 2008
    Article: Connecting on Campus
    Synopsis: Use of exposed structural steel on pedestrian walkway at Duquesne University, PA.
  • www.sciencedirect.com
    December 2003
    Article: Cement and Concrete Research
    Synopsis: A method for assessment of the freeze-thaw resistance of preformed foam cellular concrete.
  • American Concrete Institute


Mr. Pospisil is a Senior Project and Design Engineer responsible for the preparation of structural drawings, and specifications. He has experience in the areas of structural analysis and design, and field inspection of existing structures. Since joining the firm, he has been assigned to many major projects.

Key Projects:

Thomas Jefferson High SchoolNew Thomas Jefferson High School
West Jefferson Hills, PA

West Jefferson Hills School District is a suburban public school system located in southern Allegheny County. The district educates and prepares approximately 2,800 students to become active, contributing members of society by providing a challenging, innovative educational program guided by an exceptional staff in a safe, positive, caring environment. The new high school will serve grades 9 through 12, which totals just more than 900 students and also house the district’s administrative offices.

3 Crossings Apartments3 Crossings Apartments
Pittsburgh, PA

The Yards at 3 Crossings Apartments is a five-story luxury apartment complex located in the Historic Strip District area of Pittsburgh. The 349,000 total square foot facility has 300 apartment units, 188 covered parking spaces, an amenities area, and commons areas. The building is situated along the Allegheny River and the commons area joins with the river trail system.

Harrisburg University of Science and TechnologyHarrisburg University of Science and Technology – Academic Center, Harrisburg, PA
The Center serves as the University's primary academic structure and was constructed on an urban site. The multipurpose building includes 16 stories and 371,000 square feet of state-of-the art classroom space, scientific teaching labs, meeting areas, seminar rooms, 380 parking stalls, and a 125-seat auditorium.

Duquesne University - Sklar SkywalkDuquesne University – Sklar Skywalk – Rooney Grandstand Expansion, Pittsburgh, PA
Believed to be Pittsburgh's highest pedestrian bridge, Duquesne's 138 foot long Sklar Skywalk sits 80 feet above Forbes Avenue providing a direct connection from the Power Center to the remainder of the upper campus.

Additional Project Experience:

Higher Education:

  • University of Pittsburgh – Clapp Langley Crawford In-Fill Addition
  • Chevron Science Center Annex, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Juniata College – Barry Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts, Huntingdon, PA
  • Pennsylvania State University – Fayette/Eberly Campus – Multi-Purpose Building, Connellsville, PA
  • Duquesne University – Rooney Grandstand Expansion, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Hartwick College – Golisano Hall, Oneonta, NY
  • Slippery Rock University – Center for Creative Arts, Butler County, PA

Secondary Education:

  • Moon Area School District – Replacement High School, Moon Township, PA
  • Franklin Regional School District, Murrysville, PA New Intermediate 3-5 School
  • Sloan K-12 Renovations
  • West Jefferson Hills School District – New Thomas Jefferson High School, Jefferson Hills, PA

Health Care:

  • Mount Nittany Medical Center – East Wing Expansion, State College, PA
  • Allegheny Health Network – Butler, PA, Beaver, PA
  • VA Butler Healthcare – New Healthcare Facility, Butler, PA

Office/Miscellaneous Building

  • Landamerica Building, Washington, PA
  • 3000 Smallman Street – Office Building, Pittsburgh, PA
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – New Training Center, Beaver, PA
  • Seneca Valley School District – New Aquatics Center, Harmony, PA