QualEx Engineering

Engineering and Design Services
Civil / Structural Engineering

QualEx employs experienced engineers and designers to meet your civil, structural and architectural needs, providing services related to: site development; drainage; reinforced concrete foundations and structures; structural steel for buildings, platforms and equipment supports; and building architectural design.

The engineers and designers within this department are thoroughly familiar with the local, state and national Codes required for the design to comply with government regulations and client standards. QualEx is also available to assist with permitting requirements at the state and local levels by completing the required paperwork and providing the drawings and documents to allow the client to obtain the necessary building permits or by meeting with state and local officials during the review / approval meetings.

Other important duties within the department include review and approval of vendor submittals, including shop-fabrication drawings, and generating material takeoffs for use in compiling data for the material and labor costs to be included for the civil / structural / architectural components of the project cost estimate.

In addition to QualEx Standard Specifications which were developed to aid in the design and provide guidance to suppliers, fabricators and constructors of the civil / structural related components, the following software is available to aid the analysis and design of the department’s efforts:

  • AutoCAD (latest version)
  • MultiSUITE MultiSTEEL (AutoCAD based) for 3D structural modeling
  • Microstation (latest version)
  • PDS Frameworks (Microstation based)
  • STAAD.Pro (structural analysis and design)
  • STAAD.foundation (foundation analysis and design)
  • RISABase (steel base plates and anchor bolts)
  • Eagle Point AutoCAD Civil 3D (drainage, sewers, topography contours)