Market Sectors

Construction Engineering

Our Construction Engineering services are typically provided to General Contractors or Marine & Land Based Pile Driving/Specialty Foundation Contractors, where our design skills and services match with their specific projects needs for contractor engineered elements.

With the roots of our Founding Principal at BSM Engineering coming from the deep foundation and general building construction industry, we have been trained on the How and Why’s of contractor needs for Heavy Civil-Marine and Foundation projects.

We are a Contractor Friendly engineering firm, who understands the value of adhering to construction schedules and producing rapid, out-of-sequence support services to maintain high level project objectives. We welcome the opportunity to coordinate a detailed and specific Construction Engineering service to meet the needs of our contractor clients.

Our Construction Engineering services may include:

  • Pre-Bid Engineering Support
    • Preliminary Pile Design and Hammer Selection using Wave Equation Analysis
    • Concept Design for Concrete Formwork and Temporary False work
    • Structural System Development for Geotechnical & Hydraulic Structures
    • Team Building using our Nationwide Network of Professional Contacts
    • Detailed Review of Contract Documents & Specifications for Conflict Avoidance
  • Planned Demolitions
    • Coordinated Dismantling of Existing Structures in Congested Areas
    • Heavy-Lift Rigging and Geotechnical Support to Prevent Soil Blow-outs
    • Safe Handling, Salvage and/or Disposal of Existing Onsite Materials
    • Silica Fume and Dust Control Temporary Structural System Design
    • Engineered Demolition Plans to obtain early Demolition Permits
  • Temporary Structures
    • Concrete Formwork Design for Land & Marine Projects
    • Shoring Walls with Crane Load Surcharge Applied at Top of Wall
    • Braced Dewatering Cofferdams using Z-Sheet Piles
    • Temporary Bridges or Existing Shored Roadways
  • Shored Excavations & Braced Cuts (See Foundation Engineering)
  • Contractor Support Services
    • AutoCAD Drafting and Shop Drawing Production for:
      • Structural Steel Framing for Building, Bridge & Marine Structures
      • 3D Modelling to Support ‘Clash’ Identification of Framing Members
      • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Placement, Bar Bends & Bill of Materials
    • Material Quantity Take-Offs for Estimating Support of Structural Framing
    • Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) Project Budget Development Support
    • Engineering, Administration and Onsite Inspection as Contracted
    • Third-Party or Peer Review of Design Constructability of Work by Others