LENEXA, Kan. — Robert Boessen, senior roof consultant based in Terracon’s Lenexa office, has expanded his responsibilities to include mentoring up and coming young roofing consultants and professionals and increasing awareness of Terracon’s building enclosure (roofing and waterproofing) services to existing and new clients. Boessen will continue to perform roof assessments; provide recommendations for roof repair and replacement; and design roof repair and replacement recommendations. His responsibilities will continue to include construction management of roof repair and replacement projects, as well as quality assurance and project close out, peer review of roof system designs for other professionals, and litigation support and expert witness services for roofing issues to the legal community.
Boessen has more than 40 years of experience in the roofing industry. Specifically, he has experience as a roofing mechanic, foreman, general field superintendent, estimator, and project manager with 10 years of experience as a general manager of two large commercial roofing contractor firms. He was a sole proprietor of a commercial roofing contracting firm for seven years. He was a sole proprietor and senior roof consultant of a commercial roof consulting firm for four years. Boessen is a specialist in roof asset management including inspection; analysis of deficiencies; removal, repair, and replacement budgets; roof drawings; and placement of data collected. He has served as an expert witness in multiple roofing litigations, appointed and approved by the U.S. Federal District Court as an umpire for roofing disputes, and as a roofing specialist for several architectural design firms.
Boessen studied industrial relations at Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Mo. He is a Registered Roof Consultant (RRC) and a Construction Documents Technologist (CDT). He is a member of the Roof Consultants Institute (RCI) and the Construction Specification Institute (CSI).
Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 3,000 employees providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services from more than 140 offices in 40 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 38th on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit www.terracon.com.