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Patrick M. McGuire

Professional Engineer, Structural Engineer

Work Experience

June 2008 to March 2011: Senior Design Engineer

NTA, Inc., 305 N. Oakland Ave., Nappanee, IN

Duties: Providing structural engineering consulting services to a variety of clients and mentoring younger engineers.

Project types:

  • expert witness
  • light wood & cold formed steel frame; site & factory built
  • heavy timber frame
  • reinforced masonry
  • structural insulated wall & roof panels
  • glulam frames & connections
  • multistory manufactured housing projects
  • certification of MPC wood truss designs
  • concrete foundations for conventional & pre-engineered steel buildings

September 2006 to June 2008: Modular Professional Engineer, Dutch Housing

Champion Enterprises, LaGrange, IN 46761

Duties: Structural calculations for single family, multifamily residential and light commercial buildings, including review and certification of drawings prepared from my calculations.

April 1979 to September, 2006: Vice President of Building Services

Borkholder Buildings & Supplies, LLP

Nappanee, IN 46550

Duties: Complete design and management responsibility for pre-engineered and custom designed post-frame and stud framed buildings marketed through a dealer network. Project types:

  • design of metal plate connected wood trusses and other wood structural components.
  • design of foundations for pre-engineered steel frame buildings and coordination with steel building suppliers.
  • Engineer-of-Record on building projects which included submittals to the Building Authorities.
  • developed pricing, engineering and drafting software.

1984 to 2006: Private Consulting Practice

Duties: Provided structural calculations and certified prints for HUD code and modular houses as well as manufactured commercial units. My clients included most of the major manufacturers.

October 1977 to April 1979: Structural Engineer

Geupel Architects & Engineers

Indianapolis, IN

Duties: Provided general structural engineering on low-rise commercial and industrial buildings.

May 1974 to October 1977: Design Engineer

American Air Filter

Louisville, KY

Duties: Structural design of large air pollution control equipment including electrostatic precipitators, bag-houses and scrubbers.

You may download a PDF of my resume here.

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