I take pride in providing contractors with practical solutions to complex problems that get the job done and keep the project moving.

Mark Upton joined our Denver office shortly after its 2012 opening and continues to contribute to its success. Mark has more than 15 years of structural engineering, design and management experience across such project types as professional and collegiate sports arenas, convention centers and recreational facilities, high-rise office towers, industrial projects and educational buildings.

Smart Solutions
Mark specializes in a range of construction support services, including tower crane foundation design, erection engineering, structural steel connection design and cold-formed metal framing engineering and shop drawings. He is skilled at providing creative, practical and cost-effective solutions through all phases of a project. His portfolio includes Rogers Place, an 18,500-seat NHL hockey arena in Canada that will be home to the Edmonton Oilers, and Pearl Place, Google’s new 330,000-square-foot Boulder, Colorado, campus. He has provided structural steel connection design for New York City’s massive Hudson Yards development, John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, New York, and Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado.

Outside of Work
Mark lives in Littleton, Colorado, with his wife and three children. His hobbies include skiing, mountain biking and hiking. Each year, he heads to the backcountry for camping trips with his friends and children. Mark is also active in his sons’ Cub Scout troop.

Expertise
• Structural design and analysis
• Construction engineering
• Connection design and erection engineering
• Peer review
• Project management