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What We Do

Erickson Structural is a full-service design and consulting firm specializing in structural renovations, seismic evaluations, remediation designs for structurally distressed buildings, structural forensic investigations and expert witness services. From large buildings with many considerations to smaller structures with unique challenges, we have earned the trust and confidence of our clients by providing reliable, appropriate and technically-sound solutions to difficult projects.

Our fervent commitment to personal attention is one of the key elements that set us apart from other structural engineers. We go out of our way to listen attentively, document thoroughly, design thoughtfully, deliver responsibly, and maintain positive relations throughout every step of the project. Erickson Structural is currently licensed to practice structural engineering in Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, California, Alaska, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Nevada, and Arizona. We are headquartered in Vancouver, Washington and maintain a satellite office in Kihei, Maui, Hawaii. Whether you need consulting on a structural issue or are looking for full service from preliminary analyses to the creation of construction documents, we look forward to putting our talented team to work on your project.

Who We Are

  • Brandon Erickson PE, SE — Principal
    Brandon Erickson PE, SE — Principal
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  • Amber Corsen, PE — Project Engineer
    Amber Corsen, PE — Project Engineer
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  • Kolby Sniff, PE — Design Engineer
    Kolby Sniff, PE — Design Engineer
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  • Joshua Peterson, EIT — Structural Designer
    Joshua Peterson, EIT — Structural Designer
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  • Sherry Erickson, PE — Business Manager
    Sherry Erickson, PE — Business Manager
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  • Stephanie Smedley — Administrative Assistant
    Stephanie Smedley — Administrative Assistant
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Brandon Erickson PE, SE — Principal

brandon@ericksonstructural.com

Brandon is the principal and founder of Erickson Structural Consulting Engineers. With more than 20 years of experience in structural engineering, Brandon is known for his careful attention to detail. He likes the challenge of existing building projects, especially unique or unusual issues. He especially loves investigative and forensic projects, and enjoys learning something from every project.

An avid college football fan, Brandon enjoys crossfit and old-time dramatized radio shows.

M.S. Structural Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
B.S. Civil Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

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Amber Corsen, PE — Project Engineer

Amber worked full time with Erickson Structural for 8 years, and has since transitioned into a new role and now works with Erickson Structural on a contract basis.

Amber has more than 14 years of experience in structural engineering. In particular, Amber is experienced in documenting existing structural systems when original plans are not available, preparation of structural construction drawings, supporting calculations, conducting site visits, and supporting contractors and owners during all phases of construction.

Amber is an avid runner who has participated in countless marathons and half-marathons.

B.S. Civil Engineering, Portland State University, Portland, OR

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Kolby Sniff, PE — Design Engineer

kolby@ericksonstructural.com

Kolby has 7 years of experience in the engineering field, including 5 years of analysis and design in residential, commercial and aerospace industries, as well as 2 years in semiconductor infrastructure. Kolby’s diverse background helps him to navigate difficulties that come with unparalleled structural projects.

Kolby enjoys exploring the outdoors and reading a good science fiction novel.

B.S. Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

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Joshua Peterson, EIT — Structural Designer

joshua@ericksonstructural.com

Joshua has a background in construction with 4 years of structural engineering experience. Joshua’s experience helps him to find unique structural solutions and helps him to work well with contractors. His background in construction helps him to understand the common difficulties that come with working on existing buildings.

Joshua is an avid sports fan and enjoys hiking and being outdoors.

B.S. Civil Engineering, Brigham Young University Provo, UT

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Sherry Erickson, PE — Business Manager

sherry@ericksonstructural.com

If you need to talk dollars and cents, Sherry is our point of contact. As a licensed consulting mechanical engineer, Sherry currently provides comprehensive financial management to the firm.

Sherry enjoys PNW hiking, Maui beaches, green smoothies, and early morning runs.

M.B.A. Washington State University, Vancouver, WA
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

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Stephanie Smedley — Administrative Assistant

stephanie@ericksonstructural.com

Stephanie is our detail-oriented, diligent administrative professional. She assists our engineers with all administrative tasks and keeps the office and staff organized.

Stephanie enjoys hiking the beautiful PNW, exploring new cuisines, reading, running, and taking family trips to the Washington and Oregon coast with her golden retriever.

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Erickson Structural Consulting Engineers, PC is a small, vibrant company that focuses upon working with existing structures, including forensic investigations of building structures and failures, assessments of, and remediation designs for, distressed building structures, structural analysis of existing buildings, design of structural renovations and modifications to existing buildings, evaluation of insurance claims involving structural loss, and seismic evaluation and rehabilitation of existing buildings.

We are headquartered in Vancouver, Washington and maintain a satellite office in Kihei, Maui, Hawaii.

We offer a competitive compensation package, including health and dental benefits, a matching 401k plan, profit sharing, a flexible and family-friendly work schedule and an opportunity to play a significant role in the firm’s success. We are always accepting resumes from talented individuals. Please submit a cover letter describing your career aspirations and compensation expectations, a copy of your resume and a list of professional references via email to info@ericksonstructural.com