Tamara Higgens

Tamara Higgins

Director

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Biography

Tamara brings over 10 years of experience in manufacturing and another 20 years in construction of Glass & Glazing, Façades and Building Envelope Systems to Pie. She offers her extensive capabilities to Owners, Architects, and General Contractors in providing design development assistance, technical plan and specification peer reviews, and quality assurance field observations. Tamara’s breadth of expertise and collaborative personality allows her to effectively integrate with project teams responsible for delivering complex building envelope systems.

Tamara has been on the forefront of design-assist and specifications development for building envelope systems across multiple market sectors in the commercial construction industry. Her experience includes both new construction consultation and forensic investigations, allowing her the ability to apply knowledge gained to every new project.

One Pie. Many Ingredients.

Education

  • Purdue University
    Cont. Ed. Construction Management
    2002
  • Old Dominion University
    Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering
    2021

Registrations and Certifications

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30
  • LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Associate
  • Accredited Glazing Specialist (AGS)
  • Certified Construction Documentation Technician (CDT)
  • Suspended Scaffolding Competent Person #32086

Associations

  • Board of United Black Contractors Association
  • Member of CSI-Dallas, BEC, IIBEC, USGBCI, & NAWIC
  • Training Partner with TGA (Texas Glass Association)

Areas of Expertise

  • Exterior Cladding Systems
  • Construction Documents
  • Construction Consultation
  • Curtain Wall & Storefronts
  • Technical Peer Review
  • Glass & Glazing
  • Field Performance Testing
  • Above-Grade Waterproofing Systems