Being a woman in design and construction

BAHAAR TAYLOR Erickson Structural Consulting Engineers The recent push encouraging girls to pursue careers in the AEC (architecture, engineering and construction) industry has seen positive results, with the number of women graduating with degrees in these fields rising. Despite these successes, the industry continues to see a low retention of females. According to a study […]

Learning from others who also live in earthquake country

Learning from others who also live in earthquake country Lessons for Clark County from the 2018 Anchorage, Alaska earthquake Aug 16, 2019 BRANDON ERICKSON Erickson Structural Consulting Engineers On Nov. 30, 2018, a large earthquake struck the Anchorage, Alaska region resulting in widespread infrastructure damage and business disruption. Over eight months later the recovery continues […]

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.

Project Spotlight

Providence Academy Building – Vancouver, WA Erickson Structural is working with Wilson Associates Architect and Planners and the Fort Vancouver National Trust to renovate the historic Providence Academy building located in downtown Vancouver, Washington.  This iconic structure is a multi-story, unreinforced masonry (URM) commercial building originally constructed circa 1873.  The renovation project is characterized by […]

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.

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!