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Seattle Residential Remodel - Structural Engineering

Seeking the assistance of a Structural Engineer to complete structural design and permit drawings for a residential remodel and basement conversion in Seattle. PE preferred. Experience with Seattle Residential Code or other Earthquake-prone areas preferred.

Key Details:

>1120sqf existing house constructed in 1918

>Existing poured concrete wall, exhibiting some settlement

>The original basement was 2/3 basement, 1/3 crawlspace. The crawlspace has been dug out but the existing foundation retained. We will demolish this 1/3 of the foundation and start again.

>House will be lifted 14"

>Some modification to main (external opening less than 5', internal wall modifications, some may be load bearing)

Structural Scope:

>Assess soil requirements. Design new foundation for original crawlspace foundation (which will be demolished and replaced).

>Assess existing foundation & stem wall. We would like to retain this foundation and tie-in the new foundation if possible. Detail any repair / remediation or replacement required

>Provide calculations for the replacement of the center beam, particularly the proposed 19’ span.

>Provide necessary framing plans and details to support permit application and construction.

>Anything else I have inadvertently missed that will be required to obtain city approval of the Structural drawings.

>Attachment "A1" shows a markup of the existing condition highlighting the changes to the foundation wall in clouds

>Attachment “Option B” – shows the proposed floorplans. Everything in color is new wall.

Key information:

>Fixed price preferred - to include any permit revisions required by the city.

>US applicants only

>I can provide photos, videos and answer any questions you may have.

>If Geotech is required, you will assist in preparing details to engage a suitable consultant.

>Our architect is working in AutoCAD.


>Architectural schematic design is complete. Permit level architectural drawings are expected within the week.

>We would like to engage our structural engineer immediately. Near-term availability will be beneficial.

Skills: Structural Engineering

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