Expertise

Joseph Pearce - Principal, Chief Structural Engineer
Joseph Pearce
Chief Structural Engineer
763.367.7610
joseph.pearce@nelsonrudie.com

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Structural Engineering Services

Our structural design team is experienced in various building design systems:

  • Foundations – conventional, piles and drilled piers
  • Composite steel beam/concrete and steel joist/concrete framed floor systems
  • Reinforced concrete floor and roof systems
  • Structural steel braced or steel moment stability building frames
  • Tilt-up concrete wall panels
  • Wood framed construction
  • Precast concrete floor and wall systems
  • Reinforced masonry wall design

We have provided structural engineering in the design of buildings located in more than 30 states including coastal states that require high velocity hurricane zones as well as states that require high seismic design.

DESIGN PHASES

Our structural design services address all project phases.

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PLANNING
Feasibility studies
Preliminary/Schematic design
Early pricing packages for owner project cost estimating

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DESIGN
Design development
Alternate design studies
Coordination with other disciplines
Coordination with local code jurisdictions
Contract documentation preparation
Phased bid packages
Value engineering

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CONSTRUCTION
Shop drawings and submittal reviews
Testing and Inspection Report Reviews
Construction observation and site visit reports
Response to contractor’s field inquiries

Nelson-Rudie’s structural design expertise empowers architects to create cost efficient, innovative designs. They have been an immense asset for my architectural practice.”

Viren Gori, ALA, NCARB
GORI AND ASSOCIATES

FEATURED STRUCTURAL PROJECTS

Joseph Pearce - Principal, Chief Structural Engineer
Joseph Pearce
Chief Structural Engineer
763.367.7610
joseph.pearce@nelsonrudie.com

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states registered/licensed

See where our structural team is registered/licensed to work.