A Quick Look:

James D. Pospisil, PE – Senior Associate
Registration: Professional Engineer - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 2002
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.

Responsibilities:

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:

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.

Regional Learning AllianceRegional Learning Alliance, Cranberry Township, PA
To meet the ever increasing need for quality conferencing and training the Alliance provides twenty-eight flexible meeting and class rooms in an inviting corporate atmosphere. Thirteen educational partners have joined in an "educational model" that is truly one-of-a-kind.

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.

Warren Area School District - Elementary Center, Warren, PAJuniata College Halbritter Performing Arts Center – Huntingdon, PA
The 20,000 square-foot addition was needed to meet the College's expanding performing arts department. The building was constructed east of Oller Hall, the College's existing main auditorium.

Additional Project Experience:

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
  • The Pennsylvania State University – Life Sciences Building; Chemistry Building; Photography Studio Addition,
    University Park, PA

Secondary Education

  • Moon Area School District – Replacement High School,
    Moon Township, PA
  • Springfield School District – K-1 Literacy Center, Springfield, PA
  • Beaver Area School District – College Avenue Elementary School Renovations, Beaver, PA
  • Aliquippa Area School District – High School Addition and Renovations, Aliquippa, PA

Healthcare

  • Mount Nittany Medical Center – East Wing Expansion,
    State College, PA
  • Foote Hospital – Surgical Room, Jackson, MI
  • Holy Spirit Hospital – Surgical Wing Suite Expansion,
    Camp Hill, PA
  • Lewistown Hospital – Helipad, Lewistown, PA

Office/Miscellaenous Building

  • Landamerica Building, Washington, PA
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) – City Hall Station Renovation
    Philadelphia, PA
  • The Community Action Program of Lancaster County – Bowser Construction Company, Lancaster, PA
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority – Market Street Elevated Rail Line, Philadelphia, PA
  • Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Distribution Region East – Facilities Engineering, Division
  • Engineering Branch – Defense Distribution Center, New Cumberland, PA
  • Gancom Building – Gannett Fleming Project Development Corporation, Harrisburg, PA
  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PENNDOT) – District 8-0 Falsework Design, Dauphin, PA
  • Govesan Manufacturing Corporation – Phase 1 Manufacturing Facility, York County, PA
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission – Lehigh Tunnel Structural Inspection, Lehigh County, PA