Ben is a 28 year old (his birthday is today!) Project Engineer who is currently working in the Structural Department. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Civil Engineering, where his Master’s thesis involved creating numerical simulations for internal building pressures for tornadoes. Happy Birthday, Ben and thank you for your commitment to excellence for the past 2+ years!
In his own words:
State your job description: I am a Staff Engineer, which entails designing a building’s superstructure for vertical and lateral loads, creating construction drawings, reviewing shop fabrication drawings, and resolving issues with construction in the field.
What do you enjoy most about working at Brooker? I enjoy the broad range of structure types that I have been able to work on (such as concrete masonry, steel, light gauge steel, concrete, etc.).
What are your interests/hobbies outside of work? My interests outside of work are playing guitar, cooking, car repair and restoration, and hiking.