Professional Staff

Doug Abernathy

Project Engineer

“The most fulfilling part of being a structural engineer is working in the field with the construction team to develop solutions and watching your design become a reality.”


Doug Abernathy has joined Kleinschmidt as a structural engineer with over eight years of experience in heavy industrial projects. He is working with us out of our Hoover Alabama office. Doug has led structural design teams on large, fast track projects. With experience taking jobs from concept to construction he understands the importance of providing solutions that offer value to all phases of the project. Through his previous experience, he has frequently made trips to heavy industrial sites to perform field inspections and collect information to complete designs for steel structures and concrete foundations.

Doug holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering as well as a Masters Degree in Structural Engineering from Auburn University.  He is a licensed professional engineer in Alabama and a member of the American Institute for Steel Construction (AISC).