Structural Engineers Inspections
EMA offers structural Engineers inspections for new and existing construction of any size and type. Our licensed building inspectors, are supported by professional and structural engineers on staff. As part of our structural engineers inspections service, we also offer inspections for fire and water damage, hurricane damage and preventative maintenance solutions, stucco and EIFS systems, and residential mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.
These services can include timely and economical retrofit and repair solutions where deficiencies and/or damage are found with opinions of probable costs for corrective action.
The following structural Engineers inspections are a sampling of the types of inspections EMA offers:
Third Party Inspections
It is not uncommon to request third-party structural inspections to confirm quality assurance. We offer these third-party quality assurance structural inspections of new residential and commercial construction so that you can be sure your project is being built in accordance with construction plans and specifications.
Private Provider Inspections (Florida-Specific)
Florida Statute §553.791 provides that the fee owner may elect to use a private provider to provide plans review or required building inspections, or both in lieu of the building department; allowing construction to be independently inspected for quality and code compliance by a licensed Professional Engineer and/or his Duly Authorized Representative.
EMA thorough inspections may lead to increased quality in workmanship, less defect claims, and less warranty claims.When timeliness is vital to the success of your project, our structural inspection services avoid lengthly lead times normally associated with governmental personnel.
Threshold Inspections Structural Engineers Inspections (Florida-Specific)
A threshold building is defined in Florida Statute §553.371 as exceeding three stories or 50 feet in height, or which has an assembly building classification as defined in the Florida Building Code which exceeds 5,000 square feet in area with occupant content greater than 500 persons.
Florida Statute §553.379 requires a Special Inspector to perform structural inspections on a threshold building pursuant to a structural inspection plan prepared by the engineer or record.
Threshold Inspector Representative will work under the direction of a Special Inspector (Registered Engineer) licensed by the State of Florida to provide threshold inspections.
Shoring and Reshoring Inspections
Whether required by statute specification or contractor confidence EMA’s extensive experience in shoring and reshoring design using many different systems allows for efficient inspections to keep your project moving along smoothly and safely.