Kelly Cronin

Senior Associate


Kelly Cronin joined WJE as a summer intern in the San Francisco office in 2007 and joined the Washington, D.C. office as a full-time associate in 2008. Ms. Cronin has extensive experience on a broad range of projects related to construction observation, field quality assurance, condition surveys, structural investigations, and evaluations of new and existing structures.

Ms. Cronin’s work has included the investigation and repair design for various building types to address bulk rainwater penetration, condensation, and moisture-related deterioration of above- and below-grade building enclosure materials, components, and systems. These systems have included steel, concrete, timber, brick masonry, cast stone, exterior insulation finishing system (EIFS), and aluminum/glass curtain walls.



Roofing and Waterproofing

  • Four Seasons Royal Suite Terrace - Washington, D.C.: Water penetration investigation, development of repair documents, and on-site quality assurance of terrace waterproofing assembly
  • Arlington County Courthouse - VA: On-site observation and quality assurance of horizontal waterproofing assembly installation in pedestrian plaza
  • Georgetown University Pre-Clinical Science Building Plaza - Washington, D.C.: Water penetration investigation and development of repair documents for waterproofing above below-grade office space


Repair and Rehabilitation

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons - Washington, D.C.: Evaluation and design of supplemental steel framing and horizontal waterproofing
  • 1909 K Street Parking Garage - Washington, D.C.: Development of repair documents and construction period services for below-grade concrete garage repairs
  • Crystal Square 5 - Arlington, VA: Assessment and installation oversight of high-performance coating application


Structural Analysis

  • Blair East and House Apartments - Silver Spring, MD: Design of entrance canopies, retrofit upgrades, and stabilization of concrete balconies
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation - Annapolis, MD: Design of temporary bracing and structural members prior to and during timber replacement project


Facade Failure and Leakage

  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farms Campus - Ashburn, VA: Facade and low-roof water penetration investigation
  • West End 25 - Washington, D.C.: Water penetration investigation of curtain wall and metal panel interfaces at balconies
  • Chase Point - Washington D.C.: Oversee repairs to address construction defects


Construction Troubleshooting

  • The Pearl - Silver Spring, MD: On-site observation and quality assurance of building envelope for new apartment buil
  • Ingleside at King Farm - Rockville, MD: Building enclosure consulting services during design and construction of additions to existing senior living facility


Windows and Curtain Walls

  • 1660 International Drive - McLean, VA: Water penetration investigation of multistory curtain wall
  • The Hepburn - Washington, D.C.: On-site observation and quality assurance of unitized curtain wall installation


Corrosion Assessment

  • Mass Transit Aerial Rail Structures - Washington, D.C.: Weld and anchor bolt assessment of steel box girders
  • Oklahoma Department of Transportation: GPR and structural evaluation of post-tensioned concrete box girders
  • Chalk Point Cooling Tower Units 3 and 4 - Aquasco, MD: Delamination and crack survey of four hundred-foot-tall reinforced concrete hyperbolic cooling towers
Professional Affiliations

American Society of Civil Engineers - National Capital Section, president


Professional (Civil) Engineer in DC
Professional Engineer in MD and VA


Carnegie Mellon University
 Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, 2006

University of California, Berkeley
Master of Engineering, Structural Engineering, 2008
Minor, Geotechnical Engineering, 2008