Our Team 2017-03-11T10:28:23+00:00
Meet the Blackburn Engineering Team

Our Team

Our staff includes four professional structural engineers with more than 50 cumulative years of experience. Our engineers are registered in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, Kentucky, North Carolina, Mississippi, and Ohio.

Blackburn Daniels O'Barr Team Photo

Team Members

R. Mark O'Barr
R. Mark O'BarrP.E., Principal
Mark received his bachelor’ degree with highest honors in electrical engineering at Auburn University in 1987 and master of science degree at Auburn University in 1989. While at Auburn, Mark was a member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Fraternity, Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honors Society, and Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society. Mark was also a member of the Pi Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honor Society. In 1998, Mark returned to Auburn and acquired additional coursework in structural engineering. Since then, he has successfully completed numerous projects as the Engineer of Record encompassing a wide variety of different structural systems. Mark is currently certified by the Structural Engineering Certification Board and is a former president of the Structural Engineers Association of Alabama.
Jack W. Daniels Jr.
Jack W. Daniels Jr.P.E. , Principal
Jack received his bachelor degree in civil engineering at Auburn University in 2002 and masters of science degree in structural engineering at Auburn University in May of 2005. While at Auburn, Jack was a member of Chi Epsilon Engineering Honors Society and a Student Government Association Engineering Senator. He joined Blackburn & Associates in 2005. Since that time, he has completed numerous important projects with varying structural systems for our firm. Currently, he is a member of the following organizations:

• National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
• The American Concrete Institute (ACI)
• Structural Engineers Association of Alabama (SEAoAL)
• American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
• Serves on the Montgomery Auburn Club Board

Joslyn B. Daniels
Joslyn B. DanielsP.E., Principal
Joslyn received her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Auburn University in 2002 and master of science degree in structural engineering at Auburn University in August 2005. While at Auburn, Joslyn was a member of Chi Epsilon Engineering Honors Society. Joslyn was published in May of 2007 in the American Society of Civil Engineers Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction. The articles were concerning two technical papers about Bridge Pile Bents during Flood Scour Events. This was part of Joslyn’s thesis work while still at Auburn. Joslyn is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and is currently serving on the State of Alabama Board of the Structural Engineers Association of Alabama (SEAoAL).
Lynn D. Blackburn Jr.
Lynn D. Blackburn Jr.P.E., Senior Associate
Lynn received his bachelor’ degree in civil engineering at Auburn University in 1964 and a master of science at Auburn University in 1966. While at Auburn, Lynn was a member of Chi Epsilon Engineering Honors Society as well as a member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Fraternity. Lynn is the founder of our successor firm Blackburn & Associates and over the past 30 years has designed multiple projects across the nation.
Ralph Stephens
Ralph StephensCAD Technician
Ralph has been a CAD Technician with our firm for more than 25 years.
Randy Casey
Randy CaseyCAD Technician
Randy has been a CAD Technician with our firm for more than 25 years. He is trained in Building Information Modeling, BIM.