Barry D. Bender, P.E.
Steel Project Manager
A professional engineer for 36 years, Barry Bender recently joined HRV as project manager in the firm’s Steel Division. With over 46 years of overall experience in the engineering and materials fabrication industries, Barry brings a unique skill set to HRV clients, and he is an authority in the field of steel fabrication, erection, and QA inspection on numerous structure types. As an HRV Project Manager, he is responsible for the supervision of HRV inspection staff trained in multiple disciplines. Before joining HRV, Barry was a project manager and senior estimator for American Bridge, working on high profile bridge projects involving erection, cable installation, cable stay bridges, truss, arch, and girder highway and railroad structures, and movable bridges. His resume of signature projects includes Lake Champlain Arch Bridge, Chesapeake Bay Bridge Deck Replacement, West Virginia Design-Build Corridor H Bridge Projects, and many others. In his spare time, Barry enjoys traveling with his family, being outdoors, working in the garden, hunting, and cooking on the grill.