Knobeloch and Padgett Engineering, Inc.
Knobeloch and Padgett Engineering, Inc. began in 1997 as a two-man partnership between Chuck Knobeloch, P.E. and David Padgett, P.E. Over the years they have worked with architects, general contractors, design-build contractors, fabricators, and specialty contractors.
The partners both have real-world construction experience, which allow them to understand construction practices, as well as design issues. They are problem solvers, as well as designers, and we take a team approach to all projects we work on.
Charles F. (Chuck) Knobeloch, P.E.
Chuck, a co-founder and principal of the firm, has more than 30 years of service in the practice of structural engineering and design, as well as several years of construction experience. This experience covers a wide range of building types using structural steel, concrete, masonry, wood, light gage steel, and pre-engineered metal buildings. Projects have encompassed both bid projects and design-build, and have included new construction as well as renovation projects. In addition he has extensive experience in the design of municipal infrastructure facilities, and light gage steel truss and roof systems.
Chuck holds a masters degree in structural engineering from Clemson University. He is a registered professional engineer in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and Indiana. Memberships to professional societies include ASCE, SEASC, AISC, ACI, and LGSEA.
David L. Padgett, Jr., P.E.
Co-founder and principal of Knobeloch and Padgett, Inc., David has 23 years of experience in engineering and designing structures, and experience in heavy construction. He is versed in all phases of the design and construction process. He has extensive field knowledge and excels in working with clients to streamline the design and construction sequence. Using a variety of construction materials, his design projects have encompassed both bid and design/build, and have included construction, as well as renovation projects. He is the principal in charge of CAD production and development, as well as all IT concerns for the company.
David has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from The Citadel. He is a member of American Institute of Steel Construction and the American Wood Council. He is a registered professional engineer in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Alabama, and Florida.