West Palm Beach: Building Inspection, Structural Design and Analysis Services

Located in West Palm Beach, Universal Engineering is the first choice for Architects, Builders, and Home Owners to provide quality structural/civil engineering services for residential, commercial and industrial projects of different scales and budgets. We are a team of experienced and highly trained Engineers, inspectors, project managers, and technicians. We have a thorough understanding of the building department requirements of the City of West Palm Beach. Each and every project receives the personal commitment of one of the principal engineers who will be engaged in all project phases. We have a dedicated team for home additions and as built permit packages.

We provide a wide range of services with a particular strength in two areas:

1. Structural design and analysis: Our structural engineers have the expertise and experience to design safe and code compliant structures at the least expensive cost. These structures range from single family homes to shopping plazas, office complexes, and warehouses covering all types of construction designs including wood frame, concrete, and structural steel design.

2. Building Inspection services: Our certified engineers and inspectors provide the following structural services:

  • Pre purchase home structural inspection
  • Short sale and foreclosed home inspection
  • Analysis of building defects including foundation inspection and roof inspection
  • Structural plan review and evaluation
  • Prepare repair plans (e.g., roof repairsfoundation repair) and specifications for permitting, bidding, and construction
  • Perform cost analysis and estimation

General tasks performed by a structural engineer at Universal Engineering:

  • Work closely with Clients or Clients’ architect to assure a smooth accommodation of the planned space and other functionalities into the structural design.
  • Prepare construction documents that fulfill all client needs, requirements of safe structure, client planned budget as well as state, county and local building codes.
  • Provide evaluation and structural inspection (including roof inspection) of existing buildings and original blueprints to identify original design and/or construction defects.
  • Prescribe repair remedies including drawings and reports preparation.
  • Prepare cost analysis, bid documents for tenders.
  • Provides onsite Construction Administration.

We strive to maintain our core values (Excellence, Integrity, and Effectiveness) by continuously investing in continuing education and in updating our toolbox so that we are able to maintain cost effective solutions for our clients at affordable fees.Contact us for a free consultation and an appointment