Metwally joins Structural Workshop as director
Structural Workshop is pleased to announce Ashraf Metwally as the new director of structural engineering.
Metwally is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania with over 35 years of experience in structural engineering, including over 12 years of forensic engineering.
Metwally has participated in the design, review and inspection of projects in the U.S., Canada and the Middle East ranging from small to multibillion-dollar projects. He brings to Structural Workshop broad experience in design and management of several types of projects and construction materials including structural steel, reinforced concrete, precast concrete, masonry, cold formed metal framing and timber. His broad portfolio encompasses new construction, renovation, addition projects, due diligence studies, field inspections and observations, and a variety of consulting and engineering services.
Included among the projects that Metwally has worked on are: Residential concrete towers in Newark, Hoboken and Jersey City; the Morris County Correctional facility; the Metuchen Municipal Building; multiple schools for SCC; several projects for Princeton University including Princeton Neuro Science and Performing Art Center; Teachers Village in Newark; several Airport Terminals; Light Rail stations; the renovation and additions to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City; East River Development in New York City; Redhook Power Plants in Brooklyn; and several timber mansions in Princeton.
In the area of forensics, Metwally has performed several investigations and served as an expert witness in legal cases, both criminal and civil. His investigations include projects for the New York City Building Department; New York City District Attorney; a stadium in Manhattan; a major highway/civil project in Texas; a light rail system with 13 stations in Ontario, Canada; The Diplomat Resort in Hollywood, Fla.; and Livingston School in New Jersey.
Structural Workshop said it was delighted to have Metwally in his new role with to better serve its clients and expand its services and expertise.
“This is a game changing hire for us. We have been steadily growing and hiring, even through the pandemic and are extremely proud to have grown our business and added staff during the crazy year of 2020,” commented Structural Workshop President Joe DiPompeo. “We have had some growing pains and some limitations on our growth. I am confident that this hire will allow us to solve some of the growing pains issues we were having and eliminate barriers to significant and rapid growth as well as add experience with several types of projects that we currently do not have a lot of experience with us. Please join me in welcoming Ashraf to Structural Workshop.”
About the company
Structural Workshop LLC is a Mountain Lakes-headquartered structural engineering and building consulting firm.