Mr. Shuffleton started his engineering career in 1973 as a project engineer for a major national and international consulting firm. In 1974, he advanced to the position of Manager of Materials Engineering and Construction Services where he established a successful department with superior financial stability and unparalleled technical capability. In this position, he was technically and financially responsible for projects involving all aspects of building construction, particularly waterproofing and roofing consultation services, including investigation, design, construction document preparation, construction inspection, testing and maintenance.
In 1982, Joe helped form ETC to provide an even higher level of personalized consulting services and now he is personally involved with all projects. Areas of expertise include general building construction; quality control procedures and inspection; and the evaluation, design and inspection of pavements, building exteriors (walls, windows, caulking, coatings, etc.), roof assemblies, waterproofing systems, parking structures, balconies, and structural deterioration.
Kirk Parsons, RRC / Vice President
Mr. Parsons began his consulting career with Engineering and Technical Consultants, Inc. in 1989, soon after graduating from West Virginia Westleyan College. He has since developed his expertise in areas of forensic evaluation, cost engineering, design, document preparation, materials testing and quality control inspections for a wide range of building components and applications. In addition, he is proficient in the preparation of detailed construction drawings and specifications.
Christopher Carlson, P.E. / Chief Structural Engineer
Mr. Carlson graduated from the University of Maryland with a masters degree in Structural Engineering in 1991. With now over twenty-three (23) years of experience, Chris now concentrates his talents exclusively on the evaluation and correction of deficiencies with existing buildings involving exterior facings, façade and curtain wall systems, and structural components (including retaining walls, balconies and parking garages). Throughout his career, Chris has provided evaluation and consultation services on several hundred buildings throughout the Baltimore-Washington area involving all types of building uses and structures.
Mindy joined the ETC team, as Director of Marketing, over 10 years ago. She is passionate about her work and enjoys helping individuals and businesses reach their established goals. Throughout her career, she has created many educational programs and materials such as newsletters, seminars, brochures and web sites to support the growing concerns of building owners and managers. Giving back to the industry that supports our company is very important to Mindy, therefore you will find her actively participating/volunteering with organizations such as CAI, BOMA, PMA, DCMA and others. Mindy welcomes the opportunity to speak with you about your properties to see if there is a fit between the solutions we provide and the building challenges you face.
Before joining our team of engineering and design professionals, Shabbir practiced architecture in the Greater Washington Metropolitan area for over 14 years. As ETC’s lead architect, Shabbir provides professional management and architecture for a diverse range of projects. His design work ranges from small custom renovation projects to many larger and more detail oriented designs. He is a great resource with regards to current federal and municipal building code requirements. By working as part of the design team from schematic design all the way through construction administration he helps to keep a consistent and detail oriented process throughout.
Robert "Bobby" Radcliff, P.E. / Senior Registered Engineer
Mr. Radcliff joined ETC in April 2008 after spending time in the field as an Assistant Project Manager. Mr. Radcliff concentrates his talents exclusively on the evaluation and correction of problems with existing buildings involving exterior facings, facade and curtain wall systems, and structural components (including retaining walls, balconies and parking garages). He works with the managers and owners of existing buildings to help properly correct defects using practical and cost-effective techniques that minimize future maintenance needs and maximize building serviceability. He looks forward to expanding our presence in the Philadelphia/ Delaware Valley area.
J. Gary Chen, P.E., C.E.M / Senior Mechanical Engineer
Mr. Chen graduated from the University of New York with a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering. With over 20 years of experience, his expertise includes energy audit, energy conservation, chemical plant, piping and HVAC design. He also has vast knowledge of HVAC commissioning and trend data analysis. During Gary’s engineering career, he has performed a variety of functions from design to project management. He obtained his Certified Energy Manager designation in 2013.
Mr. Parsons launched his engineering career with ETC in 2001 after a five-year career as a PCB Analyst with a nationally recognized environmental lab. Since joining ETC, Kyle has developed experience in numerous roofing and waterproofing applications including built-up roofs, single ply systems and asphalt shingles. He is a Registered Roof Observer (RRO) as well as a Green Roofing Professional (GRP). In addition, he has extensive experience with the techniques involved in the rehabilitation of balconies, exterior facing systems, concrete and pavement. Mr. Parsons has also performed numerous reserve studies of varying sizes and complexities. He obtained his Reserve Specialist designation in 2014.
Mr. Henn joined ETC in 2007 after graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park. During his time at ETC, Mr. Henn has participated in the investigation, design and repair of a wide variety of projects. Nick concentrates his talents exclusively on the evaluation and correction of problems with existing buildings involving exterior facings, facade and curtain wall systems, and structural components (including retaining walls, balconies and parking garages). He enjoys working with the managers and owners of existing buildings to help properly correct defects using practical and cost-effective techniques that minimize future maintenance needs and maximize building serviceability.
Since joining ETC as a Project Inspector in 2001, Mr. Upperman has expanded his expertise regarding roofing systems, exterior facing systems and concrete construction along with their associated elements. Chris’ main areas of involvement have included the evaluation, repair and restoration of concrete structures, roof systems and exterior building walls, particularly masonry wall construction, at numerous buildings throughout the Washington, D.C. area. He is also a Registered Roof Observer and a certified Concrete Level I and II Concrete Technician.
Ms. Park began her engineering career with Engineering and Technical Consultants, Inc. in 2011 after graduating from the University of Maryland. Since then, she has continued to gain practical experience and knowledge in the evaluation and correction of deficiencies in existing structures, including parking garages, balconies, exterior facing systems, retaining walls, masonry, and concrete. Her responsibilities as a Project Engineer include performing investigations, generating technical specifications, drawings, and needed details for design packages, soliciting proposals from contractors, and performing field inspections to verify ongoing construction work.
Mr. Shuffleton joined the ETC team as Operations Manager in 2003. He is responsible for maintaining all financial records and reporting functions as well as, providing computer technology support for both Maryland and Virginia locations. His equal proficiency in office, managerial and organizational skills help keep the rest of the staff on track and focused. Balancing the needs of our clients and the demands on our project managers is Jeff’s primary responsibility. He accomplishes this demanding and ever-changing task with a disarming personality. If you need to know anything about your existing accounts, he is the person to ask.