Alfred Takla, PE
Fred is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in the state of North Carolina and is an expert in myriad disciplines. Fred graduated from NC State in May 2004 and and after years of discussion with Andy, Fred and Andy founded Takla Engineering, PLLC in 2018.
Fred joined his brother and dad in the structural field in 2017. From there, he immersed himself in civil engineering. Fred studied, sat and passed the Civil Engineering, construction concentration PE Exam in April 2018 on his first attempt. In October, 2018, Fred received his license of Professional Engineer by the State of North Carolina.
Fred is a well-rounded engineer having extensive experience in electrical, mechanical, and civil engineering disciplines and enjoys utilizing his skill set to provide efficient and effective engineered solutions to meet customer needs. Fred excels at communication and innovating - both in civil engineering and across disciplines. This combination enables Fred to work well with the diverse folks of the Triangle.
Prior to founding Takla Engineering, Fred worked in a variety of industries including designing on and off-road construction equipment, brake systems for light rail vehicles, and robotics. Fred's communication skills paired with his engineering prowess lead him to enjoy assessing, designing and troubleshooting engineering issues in a variety of environments from the design desk to the underbelly of heavy equipment and trains. Fred earned a Sigma Green Belt, became a TUV-certified Safety Engineer, and was awarded a patent, US Patent # 9,731,392. His bachelor’s degree from NC State is in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to his self employment, Fred was gratefully employed by companies including: ATI Industrial Automation, Tec Tran Brake Corporation, Belcan, Inc & Catepillar, Inc.
Outside of work, Fred enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and two daughters as well as spending time with his greater family and friends. He always enjoys watching the Wolfpack, Panthers, and Hornets pursue greatness.