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2748 Alton Road
Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35210
United States


Jimmy H. Beard, M.S.E.E., P.E., CFEI

Consulting Engineer

Engineering Field
  • Electrical

Mr. Beard is a graduate of Mississippi State University. In 1996, he earned a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Mississippi State with a focus in communications systems. He provides consultation in the areas of cause and origin analysis of electrical system failures; scope of damage and analysis of costs to repair or replace electrical equipment; and engineering consultation related to fire investigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Beard spent 28 years in the communications industry. He has experience in design, construction, and maintenance of outside plant metallic and fiber optic facilities, pressurized cable systems, and digital loop carrier systems. Most recently as an Area Manager in Internet and Entertainment Services, he acquired experience in disaster recovery planning and operations, customer service metrics and analysis, and IP networking.

In his spare time, Mr. Beard enjoys hobby electronics, volunteering with a home repair ministry, and motorcycling with his wife and friends.

Mr. Beard is licensed as a professional engineer in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas.

Areas of Expertise

  • Buildings-Specific Facilities
  • Building-Specific Services
  • Buildings-Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Fires
  • Manufacturing
  • Power Generation
  • Utilities
  • Vehicles
  • Work Place