James "Jay" P. Sappington, IV, P.E.
Senior Engineer


Professional
Experience

JPS
Mr. Sappington has worked in the field of geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing since 2004. His prior professional experience includes environmental investigations, remediation, and engineering, hydrology and hydraulics engineering, and land development engineering.  Mr. Sappington's graduate thesis focused on strength effects of long-term seasonal  moisture change for various pavement subgrade stabilization methods in sulfate-rich expansive clays.

Mr. Sappington has diversified geotechnical engineering project management experience.  Typical projects include retail and commercial developments, manufacturing facilities, educational buildings and related infrastructure, apartments and townhomes, residential subdivisions, highways and local streets, bridges, retaining structures, earth slope stability (distress, remediation, and design), major utility installations, elevated and ground-supported storage tanks, and distress investigations. 

Project
Experience
Lockheed Martin, JSF Fighter Production Facilities, Fort Worth, TX

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth, TX

Lockheed Martin, McCullough Building Distress Investigation, Grand Prairie, TX

Bell Helicopter, Plant No. 5 Expansion, Grand Prairie, TX

City of Irving, Belt Line Road Distress Investigation, Irving, TX

TxDOT, Interstate 30 Frontage Roads and Retaining Structures, MacArthur to Belt Line,
Grand Prairie, TX

TxDOT, Interstate 20 Bridges, Frontage Roads, and Retaining Structures, SH 171 to FM 2552, Weatherford, TX

City of Fort Worth, Walsh Ranch Sanitary Sewer Line -  Phases II and III, Fort Worth, TX

Eagle Mountain-Saginaw I.S.D.; Elementary Schools No. 10 through 13 and Middle Schools No.4 and 5, Saginaw/Fort Worth, TX

Grapevine-Colleyville I.S.D.; Pleasant Run Elementary School and Additions for Six Elementary/Middle School Facilities, Colleyville/Grapevine, TX

Keller I.S.D.; Keller Elementary School No. 19 and Trinity Springs Middle School Addition, Fort Worth, TX

Lake Worth I.S.D.; New Elementary and Middle Schools, Lake Worth, TX

City of Trophy Club; Trophy Club Municipal Building, Trophy Club, TX

Numerous Commercial Developments throughout the DFW Metroplex, TX

Numerous Pavement Design and Investigations throughout the DFW Metroplex, TX

Numerous Subdivisions and Single-Family Homes throughout the DFW Metroplex, TX

Education Master of Science in Civil Engineering, 2003, The University of Texas at Arlington
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, 2002, The University of Texas at Arlington


Registration Professional Engineer, TX #97402


Affiliations American Society of Civil Engineers
 Fort Worth Branch Director, 2005 - 2009
 Recognized as Ft. Worth Branch ASCE Young Engineer of the Year, 2006

National Society of Professional Engineers
 Texas Society of Professional Engineers
   Fort Worth Chapter President, 2010 - 2011
   Recognized as Ft. Worth Chapter TSPE Young Engineer of the Year, 2009

Society of American Military Engineers