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Colby Hietbrink, Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer


Charlotte Service Center (EFI Global)
3101 Yorkmont Road
Suite 1800



Telephone 2




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  • Professional summary

    Mr. Hietbrink has nine years of residential and commercial construction experience and six years of engineering experience in structural forensics and new design of residential and commercial structures. Mr. Hietbrink has an extensive knowledge of building envelope construction methods, construction materials, and their material properties. Mr. Hietbrink’s forensic expertise includes origin and cause (O & C) investigations related to structural failures and damages, hail and wind damage, foundation displacement, vehicle impact, fire damage, and structural repair design. Mr. Hietbrink has performed structural design for residential and large commercial buildings as well as nuclear power plants.

    Mr. Hietbrink has extensive experience on the evaluation of damaged and failed structures, building code violations, construction defects, building foundation damage, retaining wall failure, and OHSA structural load ratings.

    •          Structural Failures of Building Components and Systems
    •          Commercial Roofing Systems
    •          Hail / Wind Damage to Roofs – Commercial and Residential
    •          Construction Defect Evaluation
    •          Building Code Compliance Evaluation
    •          Wind, Seismic, and Snow Load Analysis A
    •          Design and Analysis of Steel, Concrete, Wood, and CMU Structures
    •          Design and Analysis of Cold-Formed Steel Structures
    •          General Crane Design Using CMAA and ASME Standards

  • Education

    Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Civil Engineering, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 2011

  • Certifications

    Professional Engineer, North Carolina, #045304

    Professional Engineer, South Carolina, #35346

    Professional Engineer, Florida, #84781

    Professional Engineer, Virginia, #059138

    General Contractor, North Carolina, #76285



  • Disciplines
    • Engineering - Building Envelope Assessments
    • Engineering - Civil
    • Engineering - Structural, Building
    • Engineering - Construction Management
    • Engineering - Construction Defect Evaluations
    • Engineering - Construction Management - Monitoring
    • Engineering - Forensic Engineering
    • Engineering - Property Condition Assessments
    • Engineering - Roof Assessments
    • Engineering-Earthquake Damage Assessment
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