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Santiago Gonzalez, P.E.

Forensic Engineer, Colombia


San Antonio Service Center
500 Sandau Road, Ste. 300
San Antonio



Telephone 2



+57.310.594.4641 / US: 832-246-2149


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  • Professional summary

    Mr. González has four years of experience in structural design and review, seismic design, and design of structures for drinking water and wastewater treatment plants (DWTP and WWTP), including the design and review of metallic structures (warehouses and roofs over 2000m²), quantification of work quantities, evaluation, expansion, and modification of existing structures, also in paving and rehabilitation of highways.

    He has experience in structural dynamic, and finite element modeling (FEM) used in the seismic design of buildings and infrastructure for the approach, development, and solution of structural problems in software such as MidasGen, ETABS, SAP2000, and Risa 3D. He has also studied software development in Python, Java, and Visual Basic.
    Mr. Gonzalez holds a Specialization in Construction Management at EAFIT University (Medellin, Colombia). He was also an academic monitor in Computational Modeling at EAFIT University. He is a registered engineer in Colombia (Civil Engineer).

    As Forensic Engineer for EFI Global Colombia, Santiago will provide independent engineering consulting services in structural analysis and peer review on large/medium/small property losses to facility owners, insurance carriers and re-insurers, independent adjusters, and attorneys in Colombia and throughout Latin America.

    Areas of Expertise:

    • Forensic Engineering
    • Structural and Finite Element Analysis
    • Paving and Rehabilitation of Highways
    • Consulting Engineering Services
  • Education

    Course on Pilot of RPAS operations (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System), Medellín, 2023.
    Specialization in Construction Management, EAFIT University, Medellín, 2023.
    Diploma in Technical Supervision in building projects according to NSR-10, 2021.
    Civil Engineering - Academic Exchange, Tec de Monterrey, Puebla, México 2018.
    Course on applied geology and geomorphology in studies and construction of hydroelectric projects, EAFIT University, Medellin, Colombia, 2017.
    Civil Engineering, EAFIT University, Medellin, Colombia, 2019.

  • Certifications

    Registered Engineer in Colombia, #011037-0506934 (Civil Engineering)

    Pilot of RPAS operations (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System)

  • Disciplines
    • Engineering - Civil
    • Engineering - Structural, Building
    • Engineering - Construction Defect Evaluations
    • Engineering - Forensic Engineering
    • Engineering - Property Condition Assessments
    • Engineering - Roof Assessments
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