Justin Barton

Justin Barton, PE, SE


Justin Barton is a project manager in the Kansas City Structures department at Walter P Moore. He has worked on a variety of projects, focusing on large and complex public assembly facilities such as sports facilities, airports, and healthcare projects. In addition to a strong technical base and natural structural curiosity, he has a large amount of field experience, which gives him a unique understanding into the total project cycle and needs. Justin is passionate about structural engineering and creating innovative solutions that work for all: structurally, architecturally, constructability, economically, and ultimately the owner and end-user. A true lover of all things sports, Justin serves as leader for the Walter P Moore in-house Sports Community of Practice. This position allows Justin the ability to combine his passion of sports and experience of structural engineering to ensure that the firm continues to deliver premier sports facilities.

What’s the best advice you’ve received—so far?
Nothing great happens overnight. Focused intensity over time creates unstoppable momentum. (Dave Ramsey)
Most memorable Walter P Moore experience:
Walking through the entry gates at Target Field on Opening Day; seeing the green field, gleaming canopy, and thousands of fans exploring the ballpark that I helped design. It was one of those moments when you realize you were a part of something bigger than yourself.
If you had to choose a different career, what would it be?
An optometrist or a high school coach.


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"Southern Exposure" Modern Steel Construction, June 2023

"Geodis Park Hits All the Right Notes" PanStadia, 2nd quarter 2022

"Local Firms Engineer Nashville Stadium Project," Kansas City Business Journal, April 2022

"Soccer Star" (Allianz Field), Modern Steel Construction, July 2019

"Allianz Field Lights Up Minnesota" PanStadia, 2nd quarter 2019

"Next Generation Facade Leads the Way" PanStadia, 2nd quarter 2018

"Steeling Home" (Target Field), Modern Steel Construction, June 2010