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Doru Botic, P.E, GC (Irvine, CA) / Senior Structural/Construction Engineer, General Contractor

Mr. Botic has over 30 years of experience in project management, engineering, design and construction in the commercial, residential and industrial sectors. His forensic engineering experience spans over the last 22 years.

Mr. Botic has a variety of experience in construction material types and systems, understanding and interpreting construction plans, building codes, and industry standards. He has a background in coordinating construction projects, ensuring project compliance with rules and regulations, and providing repair plans on existing distressed structures.

Related experience includes:

  • Construction defect forensic investigation for litigation law suits of Creek Village in Temecula, California.
  • Forensic investigations ranging from roof evaluations, water intrusion, foundations/settlement, and other structural damage failure analysis on a variety of structures including large multi-building properties containing commercial buildings, industrial facilities, retail centers, multi-family residential properties and single family residential structures. .
  • Design of single family residential structures, additions, remodeling and repair details of distress structures.
  • Design of parking structures for shopping malls and Disneyland California Adventure.
  • Property condition assessments including large multi-building portfolios, commercial buildings, industrial facilities, multi-family residential properties, and regional shopping malls.
  • 2017 Northern California Wildfires structural damage evaluations of buildings
  • 2017 Thomas Fire structural damage assessments in Santa Barbara County
  • Hurricane Harvey catastrophe engineering evaluations of commercial and residential buildings