Sean Cary, P.E., S.E.


Sean Cary, P.E., S.E.
Regional Engineering Manager
800-482-5611 Ext: 1139
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Sean Cary joined Donan in 2010 and currently serves as the regional engineering manager for the firm’s Northern Plains region. He has 16 years of engineering experience and has completed approximately 700 forensic investigations. Mr. Cary has worked in the following industries: construction management; design consultation for commercial construction including K-12, higher education and healthcare; and steel, concrete, masonry and wood design. His areas of expertise are structural failures including component and building collapse, and asphalt shingle roofing, with particular focus on defects, installation and weathering anomalies. Mr. Cary’s other project capabilities include commercial, wood shake and tile roof inspections; water intrusion and building envelope; tornado damage; and structure impact, among others.

Mr. Cary is a licensed professional engineer in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin, and a licensed structural engineer in Illinois and Nebraska. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Structural Failures
Roof Inspections – Asphalt Shingle Roofing

PROJECT EXAMPLES

Roof Inspections – Commercial, Wood Shake, Tile
Water Intrusion and Building Envelope
Tornado Damage
Structure Impact

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Professional Engineer, Iowa
Professional Engineer, Minnesota
Professional Engineer, Missouri
Professional Engineer, Wisconsin
Structural Engineer, Illinois
Structural Engineer, Nebraska

AFFILIATIONS

American Society of Civil Engineers
CertainTeed Shingle Quality Specialist
LEED A.P.
NCEES Council Record – 42889
OSHA – Construction Safety and Health Course

COURSES TAUGHT

2016 Residential Water Intrusion, Mutual Association of Iowa, Grinnell, IA
2016 Winter Snow Loads and Ice Dams, GKCCCA CE Course, Kansas City, KS
2015 Residential Water Intrusion, CE Course, Kansas City, KS
2015 Winter Snow Loads and Ice Dams, CE Course, Omaha, NE/Kansas City, KS
2015 Appraisal Work and the Scientific Method, DONAN, Louisville, KY
2015 Water Intrusion 101, with pipe burst discussion, Stillwater Insurance, Omaha, NE
2014 Ethics for the Professional, Mutual Insurance Association of Iowa, Johnston, IA
2014 Building Standards, Mutual Insurance Association of Iowa, Johnston, IA
2014 Water Intrusion, Donan CE Course, Council Bluffs, IA
2013 Winter Ice Dams, Donan CE Course, Norwood, MA
2011 Structural Problems and Collapse, Grinnell Mutual, Des Moines, IA
2011 Property Hail Claims, Nationwide SIU University, Des Moines, IA
2011 Hail & Wind Damage to Asphalt Shingled
Roofs, Donan Engineering Co., Inc, Mediapolis,IA
2011 Basement Foundation Water Issues and
Structural Collapse (2006 IRC), Illinois Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (IAMIC), Bloomington, IL
2010 Winter Problems, Donan Engineering Co., Inc, Rock Island, IL

EDUCATION

2001 Milwaukee School of Engineering
Bachelor of Science, Architectural
Engineering

Relevant Experience

2013-Present DONAN
Davenport, Iowa
Regional Manager, Forensic Engineering

2010-2012 Donan Engineering Co., Inc.
Davenport, Iowa
Forensic Engineer

2001-2010 KJWW Engineering
Rock Island, Illinois
Senior Structural Engineer/Project Manager



Sean Cary, P.E., S.E.
Regional Engineering Manager
800-482-5611 Ext: 1139
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

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