Matthew E. Buckner, P.E.
District Engineering Manager and Consulting Engineer
As a youngster, Mr. Buckner used to sit with his father and watch heavy machinery on construction sites. Enjoyment of machines at work eventually led to his pursuing a degree in civil engineering.
During an internship as an undergraduate, he took part in the planning, inspection and supervision of a rehabilitation project of Interstate 75 in downtown Atlanta, including a bridge resurfacing project and the construction and layout of a highway entrance ramp. He also played on the football team as a middle linebacker. After earning his degree, Mr. Buckner worked as a project engineer designing freestanding steel, aluminum and wood structures, buildings, building additions and renovations and retaining walls. Later in his career, Mr. Buckner was involved in complex residential design requiring long span analysis, rehabilitation projects for major automobile vendors nationwide, and the design and rehabilitation of elementary school and government buildings.
In his free time, Mr. Buckner enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, as well as tinkering with cars, lifting weights, riding cross-country dirt bikes and tackling home improvement projects. He makes his home in Franklin, Tennessee.
Mr. Buckner is a licensed professional engineer in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.