POSITION: Senior Structural Designer

David recently joined Christy/Cobb, Inc. and serves as Senior Structual Designer. David has over 25 years of experience in the production of quality, coordinated documents spanning a wide variety of project roles and project types. He is experienced in the layout of steel, masonry, wood, light gauge, precast and concrete structures. He is also experienced in developing and implementing company drawing standards, developing and providing training classes, producing coordinated and consistent documents, customizing software and IT support. Proficient in the usage of Autocad, Microstation, Frameworks, PDS, PDMS, Aveva 3d, SmartPlant Review, Laser Scan software, VisionAel, and Staad.


  • Developed and implemented company standards including directory structure, CAD file naming, sheet numbering, levels and layers, graphical standards, general notes, abbreviations, and a detail library.

  • Customized CAD software to work with engineering software to achieve an automated building design system.

  • Ensured that contract document packages were coordinated and consistent with company and client standards.

  • Managed multiple CAD platforms.

  • Provided software and company standards training for multiple disciplines.

  • Interviewed and managed CAD designers and drafters.

  • Developed yearly IT budget and procured all software and equipment.


  • Developed budgets and schedules for multiple ongoing projects.

  • Supervised workload and project scheduling for internal staff.

  • Tracked project change notices generated from client, contractor and vendor scope revisions.