Richard S. Gray, P.E.


Sacramento, CA

Richard S. Gray, P.E.


Sacramento, CA

GET TO KNOW Richard S. Gray, P.E.

Richard S. Gray, P.E., is a Forensic Engineer for Haag Engineering Co. Based in Sacramento, California, Mr. Gray has thirty-one years of continuous experience in civil and structural engineering, forensic construction investigation, geotechnical engineering, testing and inspection, surveying, and construction project management. He is licensed Professional Engineer in eight states. Mr. Gray has investigated a wide range of losses including fires, structural failures, roofing and structural framing construction defects, personal injury, hail related damage, and product failures. He has worked with large loss insurance clients, major utility suppliers, product manufacturers, and attorneys.

Mr. Gray has directed engineering projects of varying complexity, including for Federal Refuges, Air Force Bases, and various State agencies, using public works and privately funded sources. He obtained federal security clearance while directing several sensitive, high-profile projects for the Veterans Administration (V.A.) Hospital, Port Authority, Transportation Safety Administration (TSA), and National Security/Airport facilities.

Primary Areas of Consulting

Structural Evaluations

  • Concrete, wood, steel, masonry
  • Residential, commercial, and industrial buildings
  • Roofing systems

General Damage Assessment

  • Wind design evaluation and damage assessment
  • Wind vs. wave damage assessment
  • Storm damage assessment
  • Construction defect assessment
  • Fire damage assessment
  • Origin, cause, and extent of damage
  • Water intrusion evaluation
  • Product defects/failures

General Civil Engineering

  • Residential building code compliance
  • Cost estimates and appraisals


  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Roofing Consultants Institute (RCI) – Professional Association of Building Envelope Consultants


Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

Licensed Professional Engineer in the States of:

California, Oregon, Washington, Florida, Nevada, Hawaii, Colorado, Utah

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