As the founder and owner of Vector Structural Engineers in Sandy, Utah, Mr. Alworth is primarily responsible for the management, coordination, production, and review of all structural design drawings, calculations, specifications, and reports for all projects prepared in the office. In addition, Mr. Alworth is directly involved with all project phases including proposals, project meetings, and the quality control of engineering documents.
Mr. Alworth's experience consists of all aspects of structural analysis and design for commercial, industrial, residential, and municipal buildings, as well as bridges, retaining structures, large free standing signs, industrial facilities and telecommunication structures. He has expertise in designing structures in steel, concrete, timber, masonry, aluminum, and fiberglass and has a sound knowledge of all pertinent design codes including the International Building Code, AASHTO Highway Bridge Specifications, TIA/EIA (for communication structures), and ASCE 7 (design loads on structures). He has experience in civil drainage design for commercial and residential projects and the structural design of related retaining walls and drainage structures. His experience also includes failure analysis, seismic retrofits, and the design of repairs for distressed structures. In addition, Mr. Alworth has previously been retained as an expert witness for litigation involving commercial, single family, and multi-family structures.
Prior to working for Vector Structural Engineers, Mr. Alworth was employed as a Principal/Managing Engineer for L.R. Nelson Consulting Engineers, LLC in Sandy, Utah. He has also worked as a Structural Engineering Associate with the Department of Water and Power in Los Angeles, California. The experience gained from his prior employment includes extensive involvement with seismically retrofitting large structures.
Mr. Alworth earned both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Engineering from Brigham Young University in 1989, and he is currently licensed in 49 states and the District of Columbia.
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