Russell A. Zeckner, P.E., CFEI


Russell A. Zeckner, P.E., CFEI
Forensic Engineer, Principal Consultant
800-482-5611 Ext: 2019
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Kentucky

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Russell Zeckner joined Donan in 2000 and currently serves as forensic engineer and principal consultant, a position held by Donan professionals with the highest level of technical expertise and industry experience. Mr. Zeckner has over 27 years of engineering experience and is a subject matter expert in mold, foundation failures, water intrusion, plumbing, spontaneous combustion, fire suppression systems, and other areas. His previous engineering experience includes work in the following industries: wastewater treatment, water supply, air pollution control, environmental compliance, safety engineering, hazardous waste, superfund cleanup, and above ground and underground storage tanks. Mr. Zeckner works on a variety of projects at Donan including water intrusion, structural damage impacts, construction defects, environmental issues, residential plumbing, and mold problems. He also provides fire investigator support related to appliance or similar fire causes.

Mr. Zeckner is a licensed professional engineer in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee, and is a Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator. He earned his Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Louisville’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering (formerly Speed Scientific School).

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Mold
Foundation Failures
Water Intrusion
Plumbing
Spontaneous Combustion
Fire Suppression Systems

PROJECT EXAMPLES

Cladding/Window Failures
Earthquake
Fire Damage
Mold – Cause & Origin of Moisture
Floor Covering Damage
Product Failure
Swimming Pool Issue
Structural Evaluation/Assessment
Structural Evaluation – Foundation
Water Loss/Duration
Structural Component Failure/Assessment
General Mechanical Failures
Impact Assessment- Tree, Vehicle
Mold Assessment
Flood
Plumbing Failure
Water Intrusion
Structural Evaluation/Assessment
Water Loss/Duration

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator, NAFI
Professional Engineer, Indiana
Professional Engineer, Kentucky
Professional Engineer, Ohio
Professional Engineer, Tennessee

AFFILIATIONS

Air and Waste Management Association, (A.W.M.A.)
National Association of Corrosion Engineers, (N.A.C.E.)
National Association of Fire Investigators, (N.A.F.I.)
National Association of Professional Engineers, (N.A.P.E.)
National Association of Subrogation Professionals, (NASP)

EDUCATION

1988 University of Louisville
Master of Engineering

1987 University of Louisville
Bachelor of Science, Engineering

Relevant Experience

2000 – Present DONAN
Louisville, Kentucky

2015 – Current Forensic Engineer – Principal Consultant

2013-2015 Damage Recon Manager

2009-2013 Strategic Projects Manager

2004-2009 Senior Forensic Engineer/Office Manager

2001-2004 Senior Forensic Engineer

2000-2001 Forensic Engineer

1997-2000 HT Technologies
Louisville, Kentucky
National Technical Director

1990-1997 Environmental Resources Management
Louisville, Kentucky
Senior Project Manager/Senior Associate

1985-1990 Camp Dresser and McKee
Louisville, Kentucky
Project Manager



Russell A. Zeckner, P.E., CFEI
Forensic Engineer, Principal Consultant
800-482-5611 Ext: 2019
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Kentucky

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

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