April 14, 2017

Engineering a fix for America’s aging infrastructure

Erickson Structural principal, Brandon Erickson, describes the current state of affairs and offers possible solutions in his article “Engineering a fix for America’s aging infrastructure” published in the Vancouver Business Journal on April 14, 2017. Click here to read the complete article.

December 7, 2016

Understanding Earthquake Retrofit Strategies

Erickson Structural principal, Brandon Erickson, describes the differences between prescriptive seismic upgrades and engineered seismic upgrades and offers information regarding the “pros” and “cons” for each methodology in his article “Understanding Earthquake Retrofit Strategies” published in the Vancouver Business Journal on December 2, 2016.  Click here to read the complete article.

June 29, 2016

Recovering From a Property Damage Loss

Erickson Structural principal, Brandon Erickson, and Paul Davis Restoration owner, Justin Graham, want building owners and tenants to know these five things before disaster strikes…find out what they are in the Vancouver Business Journal article “Recovering From a Property Damage Loss” .  Click here to read the article.

May 27, 2016

Congratulations Amber Corsen, PE

Amber Corsen has been employed at Erickson Structural as an Engineer in Training/Designer since 2012.  Amber recently passed the Washington State Professional Engineer exam and is now a professional engineer.  Amber has been promoted from Designer to Design Engineer.  Congratulations Amber!

May 26, 2016

Brandon Erickson Lectures at Portland State University

On May 16, 2016, Brandon Erickson, principal at Erickson Structural,  lectured at Portland State University (PSU) on the subject “Forensic Structural Engineering Case Studies.”  Brandon has been lecturing  PSU students annually on this subject since 2013.

March 30, 2016

Seismic Upgrades & the Mega Earthquake

Erickson Structural principal, Brandon Erickson, was interviewed by the Vancouver Business Journal for their article “Seismic Upgrades & the Mega Earthquake” for his professional opinions regarding how business and building owners can prepare for the pending mega earthquake.  Click here to read the full article.

March 30, 2016

Wailea Beach Villas Penthouse Garage Ceiling Repairs

Erickson Structural was retained to analyze the Penthouse parking garage ceiling slab of the Wailea Beach Villas in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, to determine the cause(s) of cracking in the conventionally reinforced portion of the ceiling slab and to recommend repairs for the slab, which included epoxy crack repair and fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) installation. Erickson Structural was retained for the final development of epoxy crack repair specifications and the design of the FRP strengthening repair scheme for the underside of the Wailea Beach Villas Penthouse parking garage ceiling. Contech Services, Inc. worked in conjunction with Erickson Structural to install the FRP to the underside of the parking garage ceiling slab and to inject epoxy into the cracks of the conventionally reinforced portion of the ceiling slab per Erickson Structural’s design and specifications. Click here for an article by Contech Services, Inc. describing their involvement in the project.

September 28, 2015

Arizona State Licensed Structural Engineer

Brandon Erickson, principal of Erickson Structural, recently received his Arizona State Structural Engineering license!  Brandon is currently licensed in ten of the United States, including Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, California, Alaska, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Nevada and now Arizona.  Congratulations Brandon!

August 21, 2015

Tips for Hiring & Retaining Design Professionals

Erickson Structural principal, Brandon Erickson, offers five ways to help secure in-demand architects and engineers for your project in the Vancouver Business Journal article “Tips for Hiring & Retaining Design Professionals” .  Click here for article.

May 15, 2015

Brandon Erickson Lectures at Portland State University

On May 4, 2015, Brandon Erickson, principal at Erickson Structural,  lectured at Portland State University (PSU) on the subject “Forensic Structural Engineering Case Studies.”  Brandon has been lecturing  PSU students annually on this subject since 2013.