Structural Engineering

Our structural engineers realize processes are central. Therefore, we best serve our clients by taking time to understand how each facility or building functions. With this insight and structural engineering experience spanning four decades, VAA provides designs and advice tailored to your building needs.

Working in remote as well as urban areas throughout the United States and Canada, our engineers can recommend solutions that have worked in similar conditions offering flexibility and longevity. From retail to bulk storage, our resume with architects, contractors and owners is complimented by an understanding of regional construction techniques and materials.

Structural engineering for Agribusiness & Industrial

  • Structural system selection
  • Slipform concrete structures
  • Seismic & high wind design
  • Forensic & failure investigations
  • Design of specialty structures
  • Dynamic analysis
    & pressure release expertise
  • Construction observation
  • Steel & concrete outlet supports
  • Crane & gantry supports
  • Foundations for tanks, generators, vessels


  • New construction systems
  • Renovations & retrofits
  • Remodels & additions
  • Seismic & high wind design
  • Blast-resistant design
  • Complex foundations
  • Nationwide presence
  • Complex foundations
  • Coordination of high-end finishes / details
  • Long-span framing systems
  • Sanitary design