Mustafa Alobaidi_HBM

Mustafa Alobaidi, PE, SE

Structural Project Engineer

Years at HBM:

10 Years

Years in the Industry:

10 Years

Licenses and Registrations:

Structural Engineer: Illinois
Professional Engineer: Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana

With a stellar career in structural engineering, Mr. Alobaidi serves as a Structural Project Engineer at HBM, where he excels in a multitude of pivotal roles. His responsibilities span a wide spectrum, from project management and coordination to performing meticulous structural field inspections on various bridge types. It’s not just his technical acumen that sets him apart; his exceptional communication and administrative skills enable him to effectively manage project schedules and budgets.

In the realm of structural inspections, Mr. Alobaidi is a specialist in conducting assessments of different bridge categories, including routine, fracture critical, element-level, in-depth, and specialized inspections. This commitment to comprehensive assessments ensures the safety and reliability of crucial transportation infrastructure.

His extensive experience extends to rating and assessing bridges for a range of agencies, including ISTHA, IDOT, CDOT, and local municipalities. From simple rural bridges to complex highway and railroad structures, Mr. Alobaidi’s expertise guarantees that these critical elements of our infrastructure meet the highest standards.

Beyond assessments, he is skilled in performing complex engineering design tasks, employing finite element modeling for superstructure and substructure components, conducting soil interaction analysis for deep foundations, ensuring stability analysis for retaining walls, and meticulously rating and analyzing gusset plates. His proficiency also extends to the intricate design and detailing of complex steel connections, highlighting his dedication to precision in structural engineering.

To navigate the ever-evolving field of structural engineering, Mr. Alobaidi leverages a diverse range of engineering software tools, including Microstation, OpenRoads Designers, AASHTOWare, SAP2000, CSIBridge, MDX, LPILE, and PTC MathCAD. This technical versatility positions him as a formidable asset to HBM’s engineering team, ensuring that the company remains at the forefront of engineering excellence.

In a domain where structural integrity is non-negotiable, Mr. Alobaidi’s career is a shining example of dedication, precision, and expertise, all of which are essential for shaping the future of structural engineering.