Collin Melton

Senior Associate


Since joining WJE in 2016, Collin Melton has performed numerous structural designs, field investigations, condition assessments, facade assessments, and construction period services. He has completed investigations and analysis involving steel, reinforced concrete, wood, and masonry structural systems. Mr. Melton’s  expertise involves analyzing new structural materials as well as historic, twentieth-century structural materials.

Mr. Melton has been involved with several structural failure investigations. He has provided insurance clients with cause and origin professional opinions, as well as repair recommendations to return the structure to its original service.


Structural Design

  • 7–47 Hall Street - Brooklyn, NY: Design and analysis of multiple structural renovations throughout the industrial complex
  • 920 Fifth Avenue - New York, NY: Design and analysis of new structure to support ADA- accessible elevator
  • Snowden House - Ossining, NY: Design and analysis of new building entrance canopy for capital improvements


Nondestructive Evaluation

  • Colorado Center Tower 3 - Denver, CO: Nondestructive evaluation of precast concrete units; site support and documentation of grout repairs
  • New York Aquarium - NY: Evaluation of previously constructed, cast-in-place concrete structure for structural integrity


Facade Assessment

  • Taino Towers - New York, NY: Construction administration services and review of facade repairs for multiple, thirty-five-story structures
  • Carlyle Hotel - New York, NY: Structural reinforcement design for existing steel exposed during facade repair project
  • 605 Park Avenue - New York, NY: Inspection and review of facade improvements
  • 110 West End Avenue - New York, NY: Facade assessment and repair administration for twenty-five-story, brick masonry and reinforced concrete building

Failure/Damage Investigation

  • 216–236 West Fordham Road - Bronx, NY: Failure investigation of collapsed retaining wall; estimated cause and professional recommendations
  • Washington Irving Gardens - Tarrytown, NY: Failure investigation for collapsed parking structure retaining wall
  • 1351 Prospect Avenue - Bronx, NY: Failure investigation following collapse of floor system


Structural Condition Assessment

  • Starrett City Due Diligence - Brooklyn, NY: Due diligence assessment of select residential buildings; ten-year anticipated repair and maintenance cost plan
  • 75 Clinton Street - Brooklyn, NY: On-site investigations for unsafe multistory concrete masonry unit wall; design and administration of temporary stabilization efforts and permanent overclad
  • Outerbridge Crossing - Perth Amboy, NJ: Corrosion testing and assessment of existing steel rebar within the bridge deck to provide estimated remaining lifespan of bridge


Testing and Instrumentation

  • 2 Park Avenue - New York, NY: In situ parapet testing to approve the use of railings on  historic brick masonry parapet
  • 920 Fifth Avenue - New York, NY: Flexural bond strength testing on existing parapet to determine in situ masonry properties
Professional Affiliations

International Code Council (ICC)
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)


ICC Certified Structural Steel and Bolting Special Inspector
ICC Certified Structural Welding Special Inspector
LEED Accredited Professional, BD+C
Professional Engineer in NY


Lehigh University

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, 2015
Master of Engineering, Structural Engineering, 2016