J. Marvin Aikens III joined Donan in 2008 and currently serves as Chief Engineer based out of Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Aikens has over 26 years of engineering experience, and has completed more than 2500 forensic investigations. He has worked in the following industries: structural design of mid- and high-rise buildings with varied types of foundations; and steel, concrete, and wood design. Mr. Aikens’ areas of expertise are flood studies, wind versus water damages, and wood, steel, and concrete structures. His project capabilities include building envelope inspections, roof inspections, water intrusion, foundation issues, and mold origin and cause investigations, among others.
Mr. Aikens is a licensed professional engineer in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. He is also a certified fire and explosion investigator. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of South Alabama.