Structural Engineering Expert

James Amundson, S.E.

Professional Experience:

With over 35 years experience providing structural engineering services, James Amundson brings a unique combination of technical knowledge with a pragmatic design approach. In his career, Mr. Amundson worked on and oversaw many highly complex commercial, education, healthcare, life science and hospitality projects in San Diego and throughout the western United States.

Mr. Amundson has been principle at major structural engineering firms for nearly 20 years, and is very active in the Structural Engineering community, having served Structural Engineers Association of San Diego, SEAOC and Applied Technology Council as president. He is considered a regional leader in the industry.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Seismic Analysis & Code Requirements
  • Engineering Project Quality Control Reviews


  • State of California, Structural Engineer
  • State of Arizona Structural Engineer
  • State of Colorado, Structural Engineer
  • State of Oregon, Structural Engineer
  • State of New Mexico, Professional Engineer
  • State of Utah, Structural Engineer


  • Structural Engineers Association of California
    • Inducted into SEAOC College of Fellows - 2016
    • Past President 
  • Structural Engineers Association, San Diego - Past President
  • Applied Technology Council (ATC) - Past President
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) - Member


  • Cal Poly University, San Luis Obispo
    • Bachelor of Science, Architectural Engineering

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