About JFBA

About John F. Butts

John F. Butts is a structural engineering consultant with extensive experience in industrial, commercial and residential projects. He has authored several structural manuals and computer programs for the design of light-gauge metal shapes and structures, and has specialized in light-gauge (cold formed) design nationally and internationally since 1985. His specialty is the design and analysis of cold-formed light-gauge structural shapes, using either steel or aluminum material. Additionally, he has designed hundreds of light-gauge Roof Systems including low cost housing projects, commercial and residential trusses, arch structures and retro-fit roof systems.

Professional Registration

John Butts is registered in the following states:

  • Colorado
  • Ohio
  • Alabama
  • Arizona

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • Light Gage Steel Engineer's Association - now CFSEI
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • Associate Member of LGSEA
  • Truss Committee and General Provisions Committee of AISI

Experience

  • 1982-Present: President, John F. Butts & Associates, Inc.
  • 1983-1987: Principal, Civil Design Group (concurrent with JFBA)
  • 1973-1981: Manager, Engineering and Estimating; The Industrial Company of Steamboat Springs, Inc.
  • 1971-1973: Engineer; Nelson, Haley, Patterson and Quirk

Education

  • University of Colorado, B. S., Architectural Engineering
  • Mohawk Valley Community College, A.A.S.

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