Barry J. Gaines, P.E.
Principal Civil/Structural Engineer
Specializations: Structural analysis, with experience in post-tensioned and prestressed concrete structures; steel building design and erection; foundation soil analysis; special foundations; custom housing design, estimating and construction; industrial, institutional and commercial building design, estimating and construction; railway structures; marine structures; roadway design; subdivision development and design; sanitary treatment facilities; building collapse investigations; failure mechanisms; construction quality control management; code interpretation and enforcement; familiar with nuclear power plant design and operation, experienced in AutoCad drafting program techniques, experienced with Primevera scheduling program.
Background: B. S. – Civil Engineering; University of Missouri at Columbia, Missouri; Railway structures/facilities design and analysis. Professional Study program at Florida East Coast Railway Co.; Design of retaining walls, University of Missouri at Rolla, Missouri; Architectural drafting and design, Saint Augustine Technical Center at Saint Augustine, Florida; Design of floating dock systems, ASCE continuing education, Boston, MA; Wind Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, ASCE continuing education, Boston MA; Building/Structural Technical Core “Florida Building Code”, Biscayne, Florida; Lorman "Solving Water Intrusion and Mold Problems in Florida", Jacksonville, Fl; XL Variable Incidence Tribometer Operation Training and Certification, Tampa, Fl; Design Analysis Techniques, Florida; Florida Building Code Review and update for Wind mitigation in High Hurricane Regions.