Andrew Dziak, PE, NSSA AP
Project Manager | Associate, Buildings
Andrew brings nine years of engineering experience on projects across a variety of industry sectors, including municipal, storm shelters, educational, federal and commercial. Early in his career he worked in New York City designing mid-level structures ranging from 7 to 14 stories and had the unique opportunity to work on Support of Excavation (SOE) and Demolition Design. He brings a unique skillset to his projects related to safety, having participated in a select group whose main goal is a thorough grasp and understanding of ICC 500 Storm Shelter requirements. He is a an active member in the National Storm Shelter Association and Texas Society of Professional Engineers.
Education: BS in Civil Engineering, Texas Tech University
Year started at JQ: 2017
Hometown: Mansfield, Texas
Talk to me about: Miami Dolphins, Dallas Mavericks, All things golf!
What’s one thing you can’t live without? Coffee. If you know me, you know that I have a Nespresso in my cube because I can drink it day and night.
What’s your favorite project you’ve worked on at JQ? Core Construction HQ in Frisco, TX. The building had a unique architectural features that was a fun challenge for the structural team. It had structurally exposed columns that were sloped to the degree at which the company was founded, using a dual lateral system.
What’s the greatest risk you have ever taken? Moving to the East Coast right after college to start my first job. I was nervous, excited, and unsure of what to expect. It ended up being the perfect first job and set me on a trajectory to where I am today.