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Specialty Services

  • Renovation and Rehabilitation

  • Repair of Structural Systems

  • Value Engineering

  • Third Party Peer Review

  • Litigation / Expert Witness

  • Feasibility / Comparative Systems Studies

  • Sustainable Design / LEED

  • Underpinning Design

  • Code Compliance

  • Retaining Walls

  • Structural Support for Landscape Features

  • Blast Resistant Design

  • Deep Foundations

  • Design / Build

  • Secure Building - SCIF, NOC's SOC's, Vaults

  • Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

  • Tenant Fit Outs

Port City Bewing - Inside Renovation

Field Perspective

Cates Engineering takes a very friendly approach in dealing with the sub-contractor on the job. They work with our company to help VE designs so we were able to build the job faster and save the owner money. We prefer working with Cates over top of all other structural engineering firms in our market." ~Kenny Shifflett, Ace Carpentry

The team (family) at Cates Engineering understand more than any other firm we work with, the challenges of wood frame construction. The cookie cutter units are a thing of the past and with 3A Construction now 30% of our work, it is even more difficult. At Cates Engineering they pay attention to details and the way the details are marked (noted) on plans makes it easier for us to follow, install correctly and get an accurate take off not only on the wood species and amount, but also the hardware needed for the whole job. The estimators at RPM Construction as well as the project managers in the field breathe a sigh of relief when they see Cates Engineering on the cover sheet of the blue prints. ~Rick Murphy – RPM Construction Corp.