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Engineer Inspection

BUILDING INSPECTIONS :
Why an Engineer?

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Arnold Investigative Engineering, Inc. of Austin, TX was founded by Marc Arnold, Professional Engineer, in 1992.  The firm specializes in conducting inspections and building consulting for residential buildings, multi-family dwellings, commercial and industrial buildings.  The engineering firm also conducts insurance investigations on insurance claims such as wind damage, water damage, storm damage, and fire damage.  Mr. Arnold provides expert witness consulting for building and building construction legal issues.

marc-arnoldMarc Arnold, P.E.

Education:

University of Texas at Austin
B.S Architectural Engineering/Construction Management, 1982
General Business/Real Estate/Surveying – Austin Community College at Austin

Professional Registrations:

  • Professional Civil Engineer, Texas, No. 77274
  • Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Inspector, No. 852
  • Building Inspection Engineering Certification Institute:
    Board Certified Building Inspection Engineer
  • Infrared Training Center
    Certified Infrared Thermographer
  • Texas Structural Pest Control Board:
    Licensed Wood Destroying Insect Inspector No. 30707T
  • International Code Council:
    Appointed ICC Code Council Examination Develop Committee 2004
    Master Code Professional No. 5177511 – MP
    Building Code Official No. 5177511 – B6
    Building Inspector No. 5177511 – B5
    Building Plans Examiner No. 5177511 – B3
    Combination Inspector No. 5117511 – C8
    Combination Plans Examiner No. 5177511 – C3
    Residential Electrical Inspector No. 5177511 – E1
    Electrical Inspector No. 5177511 – E5
    Commercial Electrical Inspector No. 5177511 – E2
    Electrical Code Official No. 5177511 – E6
    Electrical Plans Examiner No. 5177511 – E3
    Mechanical Inspector No. 5177511 – M5
    Mechanical Code Official No. 5177511 – M6
    Mechanical Plans Examiner No. 5177511 – M3
    Plumbing Inspector No. 5177511 – P5
    Plumbing Code Official No. 5177511 – P6
    Plumbing Plans Examiner No. 5177511 – P3
    Fire Inspector I No. 5177511 – G6
    Standard Coastal Construction Inspector No. 5177511 – C1

Professional Affiliations:

Experience

Arnold Investigative Engineering, Incorporated
President and Senior Engineer (1994-Present)

 

Austin, TX

Andrews Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Engineering and Inspecting Consultant (1987-1993)

Austin, TX

Hummel Construction, Incorporated
Construction Project Manager (1986-1987)

Austin, TX

Centex Corporation, Incorporated
Construction Project Manager (1984-1986)

Austin, TX

Bar Mac Development
Construction Project Manager (1983-1984)

Austin, TX


Milton F. (Frank) Howard, P.E.

Professional Registration:

Registered Professional Engineer, Texas license number 39898

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University, May 1971.

Experience:

  • September 1999 to present:
    Consultant Engineer for forensic investigations
  • April 1998 to April 1999:
    Consultant Engineer for highway design
  • May 1966 to February 1998:
    Design Engineer for Texas Department of Highways in the surveying, design, and construction of highways

James S. Calle, P.E.

Professional Registration:

  • Professional Engineer, Texas License No. 51930
  • Professional Inspector, Texas License No. 20708
  • Adjuster – Property & Casualty, Texas License No.1604745; Louisiana License No. 534707; Florida License No. P229822; Oklahoma License No. 40124960; Alabama License No. 456131
  • National Flood Insurance Program – Certified Flood Adjuster

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University

Experience:

  • Completed more than 1,200 inspections for national insurance carriers including scoping, estimating and preparing reports on losses from Fire, Hail, Lightning, Property by Auto, Theft, Vandalism, Water and Wind
  • Completed and prepared engineering reports for numerous Cause and Origin assignments for Aetna, Cigna, Farmers, USAA, Maryland Casualty Insurance Companies and attorneys in the San Antonio & Austin area
  • Managed a variety of large commercial building projects from the planning phase, through engineering design and construction as civil engineer
  • Worked in catastrophe claims environments in Texas, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Louisiana
  • Built custom and speculative single family homes
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