Student Biography

Shane Marshall is in his fifth year of the Architectural Engineering program at Penn State. He will graduate in Spring 2013, with a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree, with a focus in construction management. Shane has passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam and upon graduation will become an Engineering In Training (EIT), with future aspirations of obtaining Professional Engineer (PE) status.

Shane has worked in many facets of the construction industry. In high school, he obtained an internship through a manufacturing science program, which allowed him to work with a toilet partitions vendor. Two summers ago he worked as an apprentice for a roofing company. Here, he learned how to install a built up roof on an existing building. This past summer, Shane worked for the M. A. Mortenson Company on the Pegula Ice Arena, the focus of this thesis project. Here, he managed multiple trades, assisted with contract awards, and leaned about the overall construction management process.

During the year, and upon graduation, Shane plans to seek employment from a constuction manger or general contractor. If you would like to see a copy of Shane's Resume click here.

“Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work‐inprogress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Shane Marshall. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.”
“This page was last updated on October 22nd, 2012, by Shane Marshall and is hosted by the AE Department©2012”