Peterson Structural Engineers (PSE) is a single discipline structural engineering and consulting firm specializing in municipal design and evaluations for projects large and small. We bring creative, trailblazing solutions to your structural challenges.
MARKETS WE SERVE
Water, Wastewater & Stormwater
Industry leading expertise in infrastructure for water reservoirs, digesters, pump and lift stations, stormwater facilities and related treatment plants for clean/potable water, recycled/reclaimed water and wastewater. Our extensive experience in the conveyance of water and wastewater includes different types of structures such as aeration basins, clarifiers, digesters, chemical feed facilities, and pumping and diversion structures.
Civil Structures, Marine Environments, Bridges & Roadway Structures
PSE provides structural engineering and design services for civil structures (such as public buildings, transportation infrastructure and public spaces and bridges and roadways (light-duty bridges for parks, forests, wetlands and private residences). We also have substantial experience working in marine environments (heavy loading from vessel impact, high wind zones and corrosive environments).
Parks & Recreation, Arts & Entertainment, and Education
Structural engineering for Parks and Recreation facilities for families and communities to gather, explore, relax and play. Our work in the Arts & Entertainment sector, ranges from simple public art and sculptures to complex structures with multiple moving and actuated parts. In the Education Sector, we have a deep understanding of the structural engineering needs for on and off campus design and construction.
Commercial & Industrial
Analysis, evaluation and design services for new and renovated facilities for Commercial and Industrial clients. Projects often require a quick turn-around, efficient designs and the coordination around a multitude of design disciplines and equipment needs. PSE’s familiarity with these types of projects enables us to meet these needs.
Residential & Equestrian
Structural engineering services working directly with homeowners and architects for custom-designed multi-level homes and residential upgrades and repairs. We also regularly design facilities dedicated to the specific needs of the equestrian community, including the design of specialized structures related to equipment, housing, care, training, showing, and comfort of horses as well as their owners and caretakers.
Demolition, Contractor Support, Forensics Structural Engineering
Specialized solutions for unusual and tough engineering challenges. Whether the challenge involves partial or full demolition, repair from fire, acts of nature or high impact damage, construction phase support for unexpected conditions, forensic investigations or just a structural design that hasn’t been completed before – PSE is up for the challenge and has the depth of knowledge to facilitate a solution.
Our Projects and People
San Diego Walk For Water 2023
Big thanks to our San Diego office for their continued participation in the Walk for Water hosted by the [...]
UC San Diego SE Career Fair 2023
PSE was excited to be back on campus at UC San Diego for the in person SE Day, the [...]
Giving Back Through Trail Work
Vashon Island, Washington trails are being expanded thanks in part to PSE's Project Engineer Mackenzie Lostra, PE! Mackenzie volunteered [...]