Steven J. Mainardi, P.E., R.S.
Mr. Mainardi is the founder and president of Delta Engineering & Inspection, Inc. Mr. Mainardi has played a key role in expanding the organization from an independent consultant to a team of multi-disciplined practicing engineers and in-house technical professionals. A well-respected expert in building restoration and construction defects, he was most recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the West Florida International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) and presented at the Sticks and Bricks Conference presented by the American Bar Association.
With over sixteen years of experience in engineering and construction management, Mr. Mainardi has served as the “Engineer of Record” on several hundred projects, performed over 6,000 building inspections, and worked as a key consultant on several significant projects totaling over 125 million dollars in construction. Mr. Mainardi has provided engineering services on a wide variety of building types including, single-family, multi-family, commercial, retail, and educational and industrial facilities, for new construction and restoration projects. Mr. Mainardi’s experience includes structures significantly damaged due to wood deterioration, reinforcement corrosion, stucco failures, EIFS failures, water intrusion, and roofing failures. Mr. Mainardi has been involved in the assessments and repairs of hurricane-damaged structures throughout Florida and Texas, assisting in post-storm damage assessments, emergency repairs, reconstruction, planning, insurance claim support, and cost analysis.
Mr. Mainardi’s knowledge of building codes, engineering principles, construction sciences, and cost estimating has assisted his clients in providing expert testimony, and mediation for formal and informal claim resolutions relating to insurance loss and construction defect claims. Mr. Mainardi provides consulting services to a broad range of clientele including, community associations, insurance adjusters, developers, contractors, attorneys, investors, and lending institutions.