Robin, now in his very early sixties, is a Chartered civil engineer, chartered structural engineer, approved certifier of design (building structures) for the Structural Engineers Registration scheme, and at the start of his experience of over forty years was a qualified draughtsman/technician.
He is responsible for the project management, design and detailing of various projects from conceptual stage through to detailed design, construction and successful completion. He has taken pride through the years in forming close relationships with clients and other design/construction team members to assist in the successful completion of projects. He has worked for various consulting engineers in the Edinburgh area and also in Wales, participating in engineering projects in Scotland, England and Wales.
Robin has vast expertise in building structures, bridges, roads and drainage schemes. His design experience is evident in his mastery of structural materials such as timber, steel, masonry, glass and concrete (insitu reinf, precast and post-tensioned). Other expertise includes inspections of existing buildings and reporting of conditions and defects, drawing on his ability to meticulous.
Robin has been involved with an array of types of buildings including residential (from single houses to flats of large multi-residential schemes), sheltered housing, offices, retail, education, hotels, courts, waste transfer, airports and sport/leisure. Developments include new build and alterations of existing buildings, including the refurbishment of significant historic buildings. Robin has extensive experience in collaborating with clients across sectors, including the public sector, retail developers, residential developers, private developers, individual domestic and contractors.
Robin has been married for almost forty years, has two daughters and two young grandchildren. He continues to enjoy time with his now-grown children and spends as much time as possible with his grandkids, whom he adores. Robin still tries to fit in some golf which he has played on and off since he was a teenager.
Robin McEwan | Associate | BSc CEng MIStructE
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