W. Ronald Woods

Principal Engineer

W. Ronald Woods, P.E. for Woods Engineering, Jacksonville, FLMr. Woods began his engineering career in 1976. Since that time he has gained significant experience in the analysis, design, investigation, and testing of structures and construction materials including soils, concrete, asphalt, plastics, composites, wood, glass, rubber, structural metals, pavement systems, and roof systems. He has had the responsibility of planning, executing, providing opinions of cost, contract administration, providing pay estimations, submittal reviews, analyzing and reviewing materials investigations of rigid and flexible pavements, roof systems and materials, concrete structures, steel structures, wood structures, aluminum structures, structural plastics, composites, and soils. He is responsible for determining the scope of materials investigations and provides principal review of projects. Mr. Woods has authored numerous technical reports and studies and has served as a technical editor for a national publication. He has served in technical societies and on committees at the local, regional, and national level, is a past President and Board Member of the Central Florida Chapter of the American Concrete Institute, and the First Coast Chapter of the American Concrete Institute.

In addition to his professional experience in the engineering field, Mr. Woods is a former adjunct instructor in the Construction Management program at the University of North Florida. He has also been a guest speaker at over 50 seminars and short courses, and previously served on the national faculty of the Roofing Industry Educational Institute.

In February 2000, Mr. Woods was named “Engineer of the Year” by the engineering societies of Northeast Florida at their annual National Engineer’s Week banquet.


B.S., Civil Engineering, 1976, University of Florida

Graduate Study, Pavements & Foundations, 1985, University of Central Florida

Professional Registration/Certification

Professional Engineer – FL, GA, LA, MI

Special Inspector, Florida

Certified General Contractor, Florida

Certified Roofing Contractor, Florida

Professional Membership

American Concrete Institute

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)

Areas of Experience

  • Building Envelope (Roofing and Waterproofing)
  • Roof Surveys/Evaluations
  • Roof Design
  • Development and Implementation of Roof Management Programs
  • Peer review of designs for waterproofing function, phasing, materials, and construct-ability
  • Observation during construction of waterproofing and related features
  • Thickness measurements of surface finishes using field and laboratory microscopy methods
  • Failure Investigations of EIFS, Stucco, Flashing, and Coating Systems
  • Window Testing in accordance with ASTM and AAMA Standards
  • Structural Experience
  • Structural Evaluation
  • Structural Failure Investigation
  • Structural Design
  • Concrete Materials Experience
  • Condition Assessment
  • Failure Investigation
  • Design Services
  • Property Condition Assessments
  • ADA Compliance Review
  • Geo-technical
  • Pavements
  • Expert Testimony

W. Ronald Woods has over 40 years of experience within his profession.

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