Josh started working for Artisan Engineering, PC in 2012. Since then he has worked on a number of residential, commercial, and industrial projects in Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire. Josh endeavors to create cost effective designs that provide a high level of performance while meeting the client’s specifications.
Josh received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Vermont. During the summer he worked as an assistant carpenter to a master carpenter and cabinetmaker, an experience that gave him a long lasting interest in residential design and construction. At UVM he received a broad education that included classes in Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, and structural analysis and design.
Prior to joining Artisan Engineering, Josh worked for Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc’s North Ferrisburgh Office as a staff engineer. While at VHB, Josh worked on a variety of Transportation projects, including pedestrian bridges, Forest Service bridge replacement projects, Town Highway Bridge replacements, and the rating and design of Railroad Bridges. Josh was also responsible for plan set development on a number of federal and state highway projects.
At Artisan, Josh concentrates on the design and rehabilitation of residential structures with a focus on Passive House and super-insulated home design. He is particularly interested in the design and construction of insulated slab-on-grade foundation for new residences. Josh has also worked on a number of industrial projects and commercial buildings throughout Vermont.
Josh’s experience includes: structural steel, concrete, conventional wood framing, heavy timber construction, manufactured lumber products, and light gage steel framing.
Josh belongs to and is active in the Structural Engineers Association of Vermont and the American Society of Civil Engineers. Josh is a Registered Engineering in Training in Vermont, and will sit for his Professional Engineers exam in April 2015.