David Porter

David R. Porter, P.E.

Amphion Analytical Engineering, P.A.

October 2009-Present

Senior Engineer

David Porter has been a Senior Engineer with Amphion Analytical Engineering, P.A. for 9 years. He has over 23 years of experience in facility evaluations, structural design, project administration, inspection, and failure analysis.

David provides moisture intrusion evaluations, condition surveys, and replacement designs for wood, steel, and concrete structures. He has extensive experience with various building facades, including brick, stucco, glass curtain walls, and Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS). David is also experienced in moisture testing and replacement design of traditional built-up, metal, single-ply, and plaza deck roof systems.

David is a licensed, professional engineer in North Carolina, Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kansas, Georgia, Virginia, New Hampshire, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Washington, Kentucky, and Massachusetts.

Work Experience

Core of Engineers, Sector Gate Design 

Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States 

Served as the Project Design Lead for a 75-inch steel sector gate.

Tactical Training Facilities

Confidential Client, Moyock, North Carolina, United States 

Structural design of concrete foundations for two prefabricated metal buildings. One of the prefabricated metal buildings was a 10,000-square foot dining hall and the other was a 13,000-square foot personal training compound.

Façade Renovation of Historical Hotel

Hilton Seelbach Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, United States 

Design and Construction Administrator for the façade renovation of a historical hotel. Design included window restoration, brick repairs and restoration, and cleaning of the façade. Worked directly with local historical restoration committee to verify that design was performed in accordance with local and federal requirements.

Condition Surveys and Moisture Intrusion Evaluations

Extended Stay America, Nationwide, United States

Performed condition surveys and moisture intrusion evaluations of existing EIFS façades for more than 40 facilities located across the United States. Also, performed replacement and repair design associated with the façade of several properties.

School Reroofing

Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Performed evaluation, reroofing design, and construction administration for more than 40 school buildings.

David R. Porter

Education

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1995

Years of Experience

  • Total – 23 years

Professional Registrations

  • Registered, Professional Engineer in North Carolina, Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kansas, Georgia, Virginia, New Hampshire, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Washington, Kentucky, and Massachusetts