BS in Civil Engineering – Carnegie-Mellon University (1972)
C.E. Graduate Studies – Villanova University
Professional Engineer (PE)
New Jersey Licensed Construction Official (#006791), Building Sub-Code Official and HHS Building Inspector
Certified Third Party EIFS Inspector (Exterior Design Institute)
Certified Moisture Analyst (Exterior Design Institute)
Certified Environmental Specialist (Environmental Assessment Association)
Performed inspections, both pre-purchase and investigative, of residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial properties; provided expert opinions on problems related to building code interpretations, construction problems and failures, and residential construction problems; have appeared before numerous local Planning Boards, Zoning Boards, and Construction Boards of Appeal in support of client’s needs on residential, commercial, institutional and industrial projects; have provided expert testimony for both plaintiff and defendant matters, while maintaining an active consulting engineering and design practice.
Principal engineer and office manager for structural and civil design/supervision of commercial industrial, institutional, residential projects including a variety of civil engineering assignments which incorporate structural design, site planning, construction management, municipal engineering, and investigative work. Other work has included investigation and review of projects involving construction accidents, building accidents, site improvements, and testimony regarding building code compliance. Richard B. Lukoff has prepared approximately 40 such reports and investigations, and has served as an expert witness in numerous cases which were heard in local Planning Boards, Zoning Boards, and County Construction Boards of Appeal.
Special Projects Manager/Consultant for Manufacturing of Building Materials
Led all facilities design/construction/start-up work on process-related projects of $1.0 mm to $10.0 mm size; and responsible for total design, schedule, and cost control.
Chief Design Engineer for Manufacturer of Building Materials
Supervision of design group (mechanical, structural engaged in industrial facilities design & renovation); and responsible for multi-discipline design/construction of facilities.
Structural Engineer/Project Engineer for Manufacturer of Building Materials
Structural design, and supervisor of same, for large industrial/process projects; and responsible for all phases of structural/civil design-build work for Owner.
Structural Engineer for Engineering Consultants
Civil and structural design for industrial and commercial project; cost estimates and feasibility studies; and responsible for design, checking and accuracy of drawings.