David G. Tepke, PE

Principal Engineer | Building Solutions Manager

David G. Tepke, PE

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Dave is the Building Solutions Manager in the Charleston office and also serves as a project manager where he fights the good fight against corrosion and concrete deterioration. Dave is one of the nation’s leading experts on structural and durability assessments of concrete structures, development of repair and service-life extension strategies and troubleshooting concrete construction. He conducts testing programs, develops coating and high-performance concrete specifications for severe and unique conditions and develops construction documents for the structural repair and preservation of structures. His project experience includes a variety of different types of structures and conditions including coastal structures, manufacturing and industrial facilities, facilities with severe chemical exposure, historical structures, parking structures, energy sector facilities, water and wastewater treatment plants and stadiums.


Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
Master of Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

Induction into Academic Honor Societies including: Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon and Phi Kappa Phi
Recipient of Academic Honors including: National Science Foundation Scholarship (Honorable Mention), American Concrete Institute Student Fellow, Structural Engineers Foundation Scholarship

North Carolina
South Carolina
New York

NACE Certified Protective Coating Specialist
NACE Certified Corrosion Technologist
NACE Certified CP II - Cathodic Protection Technician
NACE Certified Corrosion Specialist

Memberships: Member, American Concrete Institute, Committee 201 – Durability (Member), Committee 222 – Corrosion of Metals in Concrete (Secretary), Committee 301 – Specifications for Structural Concrete, Committee 329 – Performance Criteria for Ready Mixed Concrete (Chair); Member, International Concrete Repair Institute; Member, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings; Member, NACE International; Member American Welding Society Subcommittee C2C Thermal Sprayed Coating for Reinforced Concrete

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