Susan E. Scott, PE

1006 E. Applegate Dr.
Austin, TX 78753-3906

Structural engineer with fourteen years of experience in design and analysis

  • Extensive familiarity with wide range of material and structure types
  • Master’s degree in structural engineering, bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
  • Good technical, analytical, communications, and problem-solving skills
  • Specializing in public buildings of unusual or innovative design

Work Experience

Datum Engineers, Inc., Austin, TX
Design Engineer/Project Engineer/Associate, 6/96–6/10

Designed buildings and other structures in reinforced concrete, steel, composite steel, wood, glu-lam, and masonry. Worked with architects and contractors to optimize designs, coordinate plans, reconcile discrepancies, and resolve field problems. Click here for examples of specific projects and associated duties.

  • Performed design and analysis using RISA 3D, Ramsteel, ADAPT, and spColumn, plus various in-house design and analysis software
  • Created design/analysis spreadsheets and developed design standards
  • Acted as in-house resource for seismic design
  • Mentored junior engineers with engineering and software problems
  • Assumed basic project management duties
  • Managed construction administration work and conducted jobsite observations
  • Edited specifications as appropriate for individual projects

University of Texas at Austin, Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, Austin, TX Graduate Research Assistant, 9/94–5/96

  • Designed, built, and tested models of defective cantilever bridge piers in the I-35/I-10 interchange in San Antonio
  • Designed, built, and tested various retrofit systems for feasibility and cost-effectiveness
  • Reported results of tests and recommendations to Texas Department of Transportation
  • Presented results more thoroughly in master’s thesis, An Evaluation of Repair Methods for Cantilever Bridge Piers

Licenses and Affiliations

  • Texas PE license #88638
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Engineers without Borders
  • Order of the Engineer
  • Chi Epsilon


  • MS in Structural Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, May 1997
  • BS in Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, May 1994

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