Submit an Assignment

Orata offers Structural Engineering & Design Services, along with reviews, to support both residential and commercial building projects. By having a multi-disciplinary team in the construction and engineering industry we know what the builders need first hand. Our team has experience working with Wood-frame, Steel-frame, Concrete, and Structural Insulated Panel System (SIPS) construction projects. All designs adhere to the National Building Code, as well as any additionally related codes. Please see below for industry-specific services. 


Orata offers several residential structural engineering & design services including:

  • Inspection, reporting and repair details on existing construction.
  • Including moisture damaged structures.
  • Drawings and material specifications for new construction such as decks, garages, sunrooms, as well as additions, including floor, wall and roof framing, beams and posts, and shallow concrete foundations.
  • Special residential requirements such as lateral bracing of foundations, unbraced two-story walls (tall walls), tall foundation walls, and steel main floor beams.
  • Inspection of already constructed additions to obtain a permit.
  • Removal of bearing walls, cutting of foundation walls for egress windows and reinforcement of beams
  • Design Permanent Wood Foundation (PWF).


Our commercial structural engineering & design capabilities extend to:

  • Envelope design of shallow foundations, site works and temporary bracing.
  • Design of mezzanines, additions and exteriors wall cladding/framing.
  • Design of low rise buildings of steel stud and wood stud.
  • Signage and fencing.
  • Design and design review of heavy equipment implements such as bridge crane with chain fall, pipelayer booms, roll over protections, anchor points and other heavy equipment attachments of structural steel.
  • Design verification and drafting checking.


Work with Orata

If you would like to learn more about Orata Engineering and our full selection of services including Structural Engineering, please contact us at (403) 764-0055 or email us to speak with an Expert.  As Calgary’s premier envelope engineers, we are happy to answer all of your questions.