david g. grabiel, pe, secb

Principal Structural Engineer

Fields of Expertise:  



Professional Affiliations:


BS/Civil Engineering, New Mexico State University/1992

Professional Engineer / NM, CA

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Chi Epsilon Honor Society
  • Structural Engineers Association
  • Academy of Civil and Geological Engineering, NMSU

Mr. Grabiel has more than 14 years of experience in the consulting engineering field. He is a senior principal engineer with experience designing wood, steel, masonry and concrete building structures and concrete bridge structures; both conventionally reinforced and prestressed. He is also experienced in renovation / retrofit designs of existing building structures and bridges.

Computer literate in many structural analysis software programs including, but not limited to: SAP, STAAD, PCA-Mats, PCA-Col. and Micas. Literate in other software programs including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and AutoCAD.

Knowledgeable in the following design codes: International Building Code (IBC), Uniform Building Code (UBC), ASCE 7, ACI318, AREA Design specifications, American Institute of Steel Construction ASD & LRFD, National Design Specification for Wood Construction (NDS), AASHTO Standard Specifications for Highway Bridges, Caltrans Bridge Design Specifications, Army TM 5-809-10 / Navy NAVFAC P-355 / Air Force AFM 88-3 Seismic Design for Buildings.



Albuquerque International Airport East Concourse Expansion, Albuquerque, NM

Renovation and Expansion of Miners’ Colfax Medical Center, Raton, NM

Alamogordo Youth Center Modifications Project, Alamogordo, NM

El Camino Park Family Estate Plots, San Diego, CA

Albuquerque International Airport’s Elevated C Concourse, Albuquerque, NM


I-40 Pedestrian Overpasses Project, Albuquerque, NM

Murray Hill Naval Housing Project, La Mesa, CA

San Juan Creek Replacement Railroad Bridge, CA

Highway Bridge Widening along Buena Vista Drive, Orlando, FL

Mission Valley West Lightrail Transit Project, San Diego, CA

Anaheim Stadium Rail Station Expansion, Anaheim, CA