Structural Design Services
We provide Structural Design services for a wide variety of projects in accordance with current local building codes, and in accordance with Federal, State and City and County requirements. Design services for projects include: new structures, renovations, additions and retrofits. Past design experience includes projects which incorporate most of the major types of construction materials. These include: cast-in-place concrete, precast concrete, post-tensioned and pre-stressed concrete, structural steel, light gage steel, masonry, wood, fiberglass, and aluminum.
Structural Forensic Engineering Services
We provide Forensic engineering services which include: assessments, evaluations, failure and damage investigations, and due diligence studies. Past forensic experience includes studies of wood rot and termite damage, structural steel corrosion, reinforcing steel corrosion, concrete and masonry spalling, cracking, settlement, and deflection.
Structural Construction Observation and Special Inspection Services
We provide construction observation services through the duration of construction of a project. In addition to Construction Observation, we have the capability to provide Special Inspection services in accordance with local City and County Building Code provisions and the Uniform Building Code. This includes the inspection of the following types of materials and items: Concrete, Reinforcing Steel, Anchor Bolts, Structural Steel, Bolting, Masonry, Sheathed Shearwalls and Diaphragms, and Complete Load Path and Uplift Ties.
Production & Quality Control
We take pride in our ability to effectively plan, schedule, allocate resources, produce, and close out projects, in order to achieve the best possible results for our clients. We do this with the use of current technology and the latest engineering tools including: an efficient high speed wireless office network environment & computer workstations; CADD, 3D modelling software and structural engineering design and analysis software; high speed cable internet access, e-mail, & cloud computing capabilities; VOIP office phones; networked mobile smart phones, tablet and laptop devices; high speed color laser printers, plotters, scanners and copiers; and HD digital still and video cameras. We also take pride in our employees’ abilities to stay abreast of technological advances in the field of structural engineering, in order to effectively and efficiently make use of our equipment and resources. Because of this, we are able to respond quickly and effectively on all types of projects, large and small. Iwamoto Engineering Consultants, Inc. is prepared to dedicate key personnel and resources necessary to execute all project tasks in a timely, competent and efficient manner.
Iwamoto Engineering Consultants, Inc.’s quality control program is centered around the diverse experience of its managing principals and associates. Through the use of effective communication between the project team and the client at very preliminary design stages, along with efficient communication and coordination through the design process and construction, a high quality product is maintained.