Experts

Luis Pernudi

Luis Pernudi P.Eng., M. Eng.

Senior Forensic Structural Engineer; Western Canada

Luis.F.Pernudi@pario.ca

Areas of Expertise

  • Civil Engineering
  • Prime Consulting Services
  • Construction Site Inspections
  • Field Investigations
  • Building Restoration Assessments
  • Structural Assessment and Restoration Design in Wood, Masonry, Concrete and Steel
  • Analysis of Failures for Structures Affected by Fire, Flood, Snow, Wind, Earthquake and Vibration
  • Reinforced Concrete Designs
  • Repair Procedures and Structural Drawings Coordination
  • Building Code Reviews
  • Catastrophe Event Assessments

    Education

    • Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Fire Safety), 2012 Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
    • Advanced Civil Engineering Technologist Diploma, 2009 Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada
    • Master’s Degree in Project Management, 2004 University for International Cooperation, San José, Costa Rica
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, 1992 University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

    Previous Experience

    • Forensic Structural Engineer - Snihur Engineering Inc., Edmonton, 2016 – 2019
    • Property Appraiser - Marc Bourret Appraisal Inc., Gatineau, 2011 – 2013
    • Forensic Engineer - Instituto Nacional de Seguros, Costa Rica, 1990 – 2004
    • Regional advisor of the Building Codes Project for the Center for Prevention of Natural Disasters in Central America, 1995
    • Private Practice - Costa Rica, 1992 – 2006


      Professional Certifications

      • Professional Engineer (P. Eng.), CFIA – Costa Rica, 1992 – Present
      • Professional Engineer (P. Eng.), PEO, APEGA, 2018 – Present
      • PMP credential, 2005 – 2009