Jim is a structural engineering principal in the San Diego office and formerly a partner at Hope-Amundson Structural Engineers which merged with Coffman Engineers in 2017. Jim has more than 35 years of structural engineering experience and provides valuable oversight on highly complex projects using his technical knowledge and design approach. Jim has led and managed numerous projects in the educational, commercial, government, life science, healthcare, and hospitality markets including design-build project delivery in many of these markets.
Jim is a graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and has a bachelor of science in architectural engineering. Jim is passionate about his involvement in the structural engineering community and has served as the Board President for the Structural Engineers Association of San Diego, the Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC), and the Applied Technology Council (ATC).