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Built  on
Innovation

Integrity
Strength
beauty

Global
Experience

We bring years of global experience across diverse industries and geographies to create custom solutions fit for the unique requirements of our clients’ properties.

David Karins, PE
Founder

“Without joy,
there can be no innovation.”

At Karins Engineering, we’re passionate about achieving ambitious visions, and we assume responsible stewardship over the properties entrusted to us. Karins was founded on principles of trust, integrity, and creativity. We strive to embody these traits every day, in all we do to serve our clients.

-Florida Professional Engineer, Registration #0052677
-Florida Special Inspector of Threshold Buildings #1175
-Professional Engineer in NY, PA, TX, OH, IL, NC, SC, NE, MA, MI, LA, AZ, GA, MO

Sincerely,

Executive leaders

F. Carter “Bud” Karins, PE
Founder

F. Carter “Bud” Karins, PE Founder

F. Carter Karins brings decades of experience in restoration and construction management.

With experience in construction management, real estate development, residential design and commercial design, Mr. Karins is uniquely qualified to deliver engineering solutions that serve our clients' long-term interests. He has been engaged in the restoration of reinforced concrete structures for over 20 years, utilizing conventional repair methods, carbon fiber reinforcing and impressed current cathodic protection. His combination of experience makes him uniquely qualified to provide consulting services during planning, design and construction phases, as well as consulting services for the design of machine components and systems.

John Bonnaci,
PhD, PE, LEED, AP
Vice President
of Engineering

John Bonnaci, PhD, PE, LEED, APVice President of Engineering

John’s work includes over 30 publications in technical journals and books. He leads the Karins’ team in research and design.

John’s experience is extensive in the practice, research and teaching of structural design and engineering. His specific areas of expertise include structural design, code development, structural mechanics, earthquake and wind engineering, flood-resistant building design, infrastructure rehabilitation, corrosion in reinforced concrete, structural testing, fiber reinforced polymer composite reinforcement applications, fiber optic sensing and lifecycle evaluation.

Tommy Hagood,  PE
Vice President of Design:
Business Development

Tommy Hagood Vice President of Design:Business Development

Tommy has decades of experience designing a multitude of small and large complex projects throughout the US and abroad.

Tommy’s experience includes virtually every building type and encompasses building restoration, renovations/additions of existing structures and new high rise buildings of 50+ stories. He is proficient in post-tensioned concrete, structural steel, precast concrete and wood frame systems. At Karins Engineering, Tommy leads the team in design and client development.

Project Development

Managers

Carlyson B Delgado, B.Sc

Branch Manager

Naples/Ft. Myers

Hector Velazquez, P.E

Regional Manager

Ft. Lauderdale/Daytona

Jerome J. DiMercurio, P.E, S.I

Engineering Manager, Design

Sarasota

Josh Mannix, P.E

Branch Manager

Tampa

Nick Dunning, E.I

Restoration Manager

Sarasota

Thomas Michael Buffington, P.E

Branch Manager

St. Petersburg

offices across
Florida

With a presence across the state of Florida, our engineers are experienced in the diverse conditions of our clients’ geographical areas, from the coasts, to the keys, to the metro areas.

Careers

Join our team of passionate and expert employees!

Karins was founded on trust, integrity and creativity and we strive to embody these traits every day to better serve our clients. We provide the engineering expertise to service our clients' buildings at every stage in their life cycles.

Openings

Sarasota

Threshold or Building Inspectors

AutoCAD/Revit/BIM Manager

AutoCAD/Revit Drafters

Engineer Intern

Structural Design Engineer

Project Engineer

Project Manager

Tampa

AutoCAD/Revit Drafter

Engineer Intern

Project Engineer

Project Manager

Ft. Myers

Threshold or Building Inspectors

AutoCAD/Revit/BIM Manager

AutoCAD/Revit Drafters

Engineer Intern

Structural Design Engineer

Project Engineer

Project Manager

Daytona

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager (Part-Time)‍

Engineer Intern

Project Engineer

Project Manager

St. Petersburg

Engineer Intern

Project Engineer

Project Manager

Ft. LAuderdale

Engineer Intern

Project Engineer

Project Manager

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Please submit resumes via email to Courtney Kendrick, Director of Human Resources at ckendrick@karins.com