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Bruce D. McMahon

Principal

 
Experience

Bruce McMahon is experienced in investigation, analysis, and the design of corrective measures to mitigate problems with the integrity of all aspects of the building envelope. He joined WJE in 2004 and has thirty-five years of architectural, project management, and construction management expertise. Projects range in size from individual residential units to three million square feet.

Prior to joining WJE, Mr. McMahon was a vice president with the Sunland Group, a project and construction management firm. His services included design review, value engineering, cost estimating, field management of City of Houston construction projects, and project management of design projects at NASA, Johnson Space Center. In former positions, including ownership of a full-service architectural firm, Mr. McMahon performed a full range of services from site assessment and selection through the one-year warranty period.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Architectural Testing

  • Condominium Tower - Dallas, TX: Diagnostic spray water testing to investigate water leakage of the building envelope; repair design and construction phase services

 

Coatings and Sealants

  • AT&T Stadium - Arlington, TX: System design of the seating bowl waterproofing, coating and sealants; construction phase services

 

EIFS, Stucco, Plaster

  • Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Terminal Renovation and Improvement Program - TX: Stucco and plaster system design review and construction phase services for all terminals

 

Masonry

  • Texas Tech University, Architectural Building - Lubbock, TX: Investigation of remedial masonry work following identification of new areas of distress; repair design and construction observations
  • 555 Republic - Plano, TX: Investigation and remedial repairs following brick masonry facade failure

 

Peer Review

  • City of Frisco Multiuse Center: Frisco, TX: Review of construction documents, design of revision recommendations, and construction observation services

 

Roofing and Waterproofing

  • AT&T Stadium - Arlington, TX: Systems consulting on below- grade waterproofing, glazing, veneers, single-ply roofing, and fabric panels; construction phase services
  • Mary Kay Headquarters - Dallas, TX: Design of below-grade waterproofing system; construction phase services
  • Rangers Ball Park Complex - Arlington, TX: Consulting on below-grade waterproofing, window systems, roofing, and other aspects of the building envelope; construction phase services

 

Stone Cladding and Paving

  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Terminal B Stinger - TX: Nondestructive and diagnostic testing and assessment of distressed overlay paving system; reporting and schematic repair recommendations

 

Water/Air Leakage Assessment

  • Fidelity One Building - Westlake, TX: Air/water leakage diagnostic testing and assessment of window/curtain wall systems; reporting and schematic repair recommendations

 

Windows/Curtain Walls/Skylights

  • First Baptist Church - Wichita Falls, TX: Investigation of leakage in new curtain wall, windows, and ornamental glass entry tower; repair recommendations, observation, and testing services
Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects
ASTM International
Texas Society of Architects
RCI, Inc.

Registrations

Architect in CA and TX
Registered Interior Designer in TX
Registered Roof Observer

Education

The University of Texas at Arlington
Bachelor of Science, Architecture, 1980

University of Oklahoma
Master of Business Administration, 1997