Engineering

Engineering has been Woolpert’s cornerstone service since the firm was founded in 1911. We have over a century of experience working with clients from around the country as well as around the world. We’ve built our reputation on providing accurate and cost-effective engineering services to clients in varied markets with projects of all sizes and complexities. We integrate well-informed design with cutting-edge technology and a tried-and-true development process to meet all your needs with a focus on cost effectiveness and creativity. Whether your project demands site/civil, mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP), or structural engineering, Woolpert has the team and the tools to get it done.

Civil Engineering

Time and money are of the essence, and Woolpert’s full-service approach to engineering has successfully driven thousands of our clients’ projects from initial design through construction—on time and under budget. We provide a full range of site and civil engineering services, from site selection and conceptual design to construction drawings and construction support services, with a focus on achieving and exceeding your development project goals.

As industry leaders in site evaluation, we use our SiteOps® tool to optimize your site development costs, regardless of project size, to save you time and money. Woolpert’s decades of expertise and state-of-the-art technology come together in innovative, accurate and cost-effective solutions that are tailored to meet your specific project needs.

Woolpert provides the following civil engineering services:

  • Site investigation/due diligence
  • Site evaluation
  • Site planning
  • Entitlements and zoning
  • Site/civil design
  • Surveying
  • Landscape architecture
  • Site lighting design
  • Transportation engineering
  • Sustainable design

Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering

Energy efficiency is critically important to facility owners and operators, and the health of a facility’s MEP utilities is key to its efficiency. Whether you’re looking for an MEP consultant to augment your existing facilities team or a firm that can provide comprehensive and integrated MEP services, Woolpert’s experience and collaborative approach will lead your project to success.
As a multidisciplinary firm, Woolpert employs cutting-edge technology—building information modeling (BIM) software, 3D laser scanning and thermal imaging—and a vast portfolio of experience in infrastructure condition assessments, sustainable design, LEED certification and energy modeling to meet your energy efficiency goals, regardless of size or complexity. Our full array of MEP design services will maximize your project value while meeting code requirements and exceeding your expectations.

Woolpert provides the following MEP engineering services:

  • Central chiller/boiler plants
  • Chilled/hot water distribution systems
  • Air handling equipment and distribution systems
  • Geothermal systems
  • Variable refrigerant flow systems
  • Building automation control systems
  • Energy recovery
  • Energy modeling
  • Natural gas distribution
  • Life cycle cost analysis
  • Commissioning/retro-commissioning
  • Domestic water systems
  • Domestic waste and vent systems
  • Solar thermal water heating
  • Medical gas systems
  • Wet/dry pipe sprinkler systems
  • Building power
  • Standby/emergency power
  • Substation design
  • Medium voltage
  • Uninterruptible power systems
  • Site distribution
  • System master planning
  • Interior and exterior
  • Security/emergency
  • Daylighting and lighting controls
  • Airfield power
  • Airfield and apron lighting
  • Navigational aids systems

Structural Engineering

Woolpert’s structural engineering team has a long history of accomplishments as a result of setting standards of excellence, pursuing innovation and forming a mutual vision of success with our clients. We recognize the importance of creating efficient and functional designs that add value to the built environment of our communities, and we encourage collaboration and integration to solve even the most complex design and construction challenges.

As your trusted engineering consultant, Woolpert will support your design team from initial feasibility studies through construction administration and closeout. We integrate multiple disciplines using cloud-based 3D BIM and clash detection to improve constructability and expedite the construction schedule. We employ, on a national stage, traditional project delivery methods and several alternative methods including design-build and fast-track delivery. Count on Woolpert to meet your structural engineering project demands and exceed your expectations.

Woolpert provides the following structural engineering services:

  • Structural analysis
  • Structural design
  • Blast design
  • Forensic investigations
  • Vibration studies
  • Seismic risk evaluation and retrofit
  • Facility condition assessments
  • Value engineering