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Scott Collins, PE

Chief Engineer


Scott Collins has worked with Meadow Burke engineering since 1996 and has been the Chief Tilt-Up Engineer since 2008. He served on TCA’s Board of directors from 2013 to 2018 and is currently a voting member of ACI 551 - Tilt-Up Concrete. In 2012 Scott coauthored TCA’s bracing guidelines and recently was a principle reviewer for the 2018 edition. He is also responsible for the lift designs of the world record tallest (111’-9”) and heaviest (404,000 lbs) panels.

Scott has contributed to multiple articles and convention presentations for TCA over the years. He is responsible for the lifting and bracing design of the Korean War Veterans Memorial that was dedicated at the 2010 TCA Convention in Kansas City and the Armed Forces War Memorial in Sugar Land, TX dedicated at the 2013 TCA Convention in Houston. Scott also served on the 2014 TCA Convention (San Francisco) host committee.

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Contact Information

Scott Collins, PE
1535 E Colonial Pkwy
Roseville, CA 95661-7323 US
(916) 920-2876


Join Date: December 1, 1997
Expiration Date: December 31, 2024
Primary Contact: Brad Nesset

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David L. Kelly Distinguished Engineer Award

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Event Participation

Tilt-Up Jubilee at Topgolf - 2024
January 2024 | Las Vegas, Nevada (Attendee)

Tilt-Up Nexus
December 2023 | Vaughan, Ontario (Attendee)

Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2023 - Tampa
September 2023 | Tampa, Florida (Attendee)

Tilt-Up Jubilee at Topgolf - 2023
January 2023 | Las Vegas, Nevada (Attendee)

Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2022 - Denver
October 2022 | Denver, Colorado (Attendee)

Tilt-Up Future Think 3.0
May 2022 | Chicago, Illinois (Attendee)

Tilt-Up Jubilee at Topgolf - 2022
January 2022 | Las Vegas, Nevada (Sponsor)

January 2022 | Las Vegas, Nevada (Attendee)

Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2021 - St. Louis
September 2021 | Saint Louis, Missouri (Sponsor)

Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2020 - Virtual
October 2020 (Sponsor)

Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2019 - Atlanta
September 2019 | Atlanta, Georgia (Sponsor)

Tilt-Up Series: ATL
November 2018 | Atlanta, Georgia (Attendee)

Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2018 - Dallas
September 2018 | Dallas, Texas (Sponsor)

Tilt-Up Series: SoCal
June 2018 | Garden Grove, California (Attendee)

Winter Tilt-Up Jubilee - 2018
January 2018 | Las Vegas, Nevada (Attendee)

Tilt-Up Series: Dallas
June 2017 | Grapevine, Texas (Attendee)

Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2016 - Denver
October 2016 | Denver, Colorado (Speaker)

Winter Tilt-Up Jubilee - 2016
February 2016 | Las Vegas, Nevada (Attendee)

Winter Tilt-Up Jubilee - 2015
February 2015 | Las Vegas, Nevada (Attendee)

Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2013 - Houston
October 2013 | Sugar Land, Texas (Speaker)

Committee Membership

TILT Mentorship Program
October 2022 - September 2023 (Mentor)

TILT Mentorship Program
January 2022 - October 2022 (Mentor)

Engineering Task Group on Partially Composite Sandwich Panels
January 2018 - Present (Member)

Tilt-Up Cyber Roundtable
January 2017 - Present (Member)

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Board of Directors
January 2013 - December 2018 (Director)


Collective Position on Temporary Construction Site Shutdown Procedures
Published April 2020 - (Contributor)

Tilt-Up Today - Frame/Façade
Volume 20 Issue 1 - (Contributor)

TCA Guideline for Temporary Wind Bracing
Version 12.1 - (Author)