William Bruin

Senior Principal

510-457-4449

William Bruin is a registered Professional Engineer with more than 20 years of risk consulting, structural engineering, and project management experience applied over a variety of industrial, offshore, and marine projects, primarily in the oil and gas industry.  His career has focused on condition assessment, response evaluation, risk identification, hazard mitigation, due-diligence assessments, as well as design for a wide variety of structures.  His responsibilities have included on-site reviews, condition assessments, analytical evaluations, risk and loss estimations, conceptual upgrade and mitigation designs, construction document development, permitting support, as well as on-site supervision of design installations for a wide variety of onshore, near-shore, and offshore structures and facilities.  Mr. Bruin was selected to serve on two ASCE earthquake reconnaissance teams, traveling to disaster locations in Haiti (2010) and Japan (2011) to investigate the performance of marine facilities.  He also visited oil terminal sites impacted by tsunami and earthquake in Chile (2010).  Mr. Bruin is an active member of the ASCE-COPRI Ports and Harbors Committee and the ASCE 61 Standards Committee.  He sits on a subcommittee developing the new ASCE-COPRI Manual of Practice for Waterfront Facility Inspection and Assessment (MOP 130) and is a co-author.  He also sits on a subcommittee developing the new ASCE-COPRI Manual of Standard Practice for Inspection and Assessment of Timber Structures.