Engineering & Consulting

Every project presents unique challenges and issues that must be resolved. Navigating through this process may sometimes feel unachievable for you and your business. ShawCo focuses on helping clients weed through the details and moving forward on a clear path. From the very onset to the end, standing behind our work is what makes us a trusted business associate.

Areas of expertise:

-Conceptual Design
-Project Feasibility Studies
-Investigations and Evaluations
-Code compliance and review
-Failure Analysis

-Building foundations
-Equipment foundations
-Deep foundations
-Existing foundation analysis for increased loading
-Heavy use structural pads

-Retrofitting and upgrades
-Floor system upgrades and ratings
-Storage platforms and mezzanines
-Crane runway analysis and upgrades

-Certified Horizontal Life Lines
-Certified Anchor Points
-Fall Prevention System
-Existing System Audits for OSHA/ANSI compliance

Bridges and Support Structures:
-Load ratings, upgrades and analysis
-Railroad bridge rating, analysis and reinforcing
-Conceptual Design and cost estimates

Specialty Items:
-Pits, retaining walls and hoppers
-Complex steel framing support systems
-Monorail and jib crane analysis, upgrading and design
-Stacks and chimneys


ShawCo Engineering is qualified to perform the work you need.

American Concrete Institute member ISN Network Provider American Institute of Steel Construction member PEC Safety authorized provider
Services Overview 01 – Pipeline And Matts Helmet


As our buildings and infrastructure age, the importance of keeping them intact and safe becomes more of a concern with every passing year. To help prevent continual deterioration, unexpected failures, and to stay on top of maintenance issues, ShawCo has developed a comprehensive inspection approach. This approach includes:

  • The presence of an Engineer on every Inspection
  • Detailed condition assessments
  • Inspection report presentation including quality rating and prioritization of repairs
  • Engineered remedial repair design and detailing
  • Infrastructure inspection program development
  • Construction support or remedial repairs

By combining these elements, the inspection services provided by ShawCo can help bolster your maintenance objectives.


ShawCo Inspection Services Include:

Buildings Inspections:
-Roof inspections
-Crane runway inspections
-Platforms, walking, working surface inspections

Specialty Inspections:
-Earth retention structure inspections
-Monorail and jib crane inspections
-Stacks and chimney inspections
-Plant wide auditing of critical structures

Bridge and Support Structure Inspections:
-Cable suspension bridge inspections
-Truss and Girder bridge inspections
-Complex Steel Support Structures
-Concrete Support Structures

Safety systems inspections and auditing:
-Existing fall protection system inspections
-Post installation certification inspections
-Fall hazard identification
-Plant wide fall protection auditing for compliance with OSHA requirements

Services Overview 02 – Asset Mgmt

Construction Assistance

Engineering, Design, and Inspections are just the beginning of the path to completing a project. ShawCo can also provide oversight for the construction phase of a project. With our team’s intimate knowledge of materials, construction methods, and engineering, this allows us to provide workable solutions to any construction issues that might arise.


Construction Assistance:

– Full phase – concept through construction planning
– Cost Estimates
– Construction budgeting and scheduling
– Pre-Design construction method identification
– Construction Administration
– Construction Material Analysis

Services Overview 03 – CAD Drawings

CAD Drawings

High standards of drawings improve accuracy and reduce onsite issues. With this in mind, ShawCo offers CAD Services to help aid in the needs of our clients. This service can be in tandem with the other services ShawCo provides, or as a standalone service.


CAD Services Include:

– Shop Drawings
– Fabrication Detailing
– Erection Drawings
– Paper to CAD
– Concept CAD drawings
– Preliminary Drawings and Sketches
– General Layouts
– Detail Drawings