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SD - Melbourne Structural Engineering Firm

Big company experience, small business attention and service...

Structure By Design have big company experience, small business attention and service. Structure by Design is a small privately owned Structural Engineering Business based in Melbourne’s Northern Suburb South Morang. Structure by Design aims to provide work of an exceptional high quality at a competitive price and within the necessary time frame, no matter how tight the time frame may be. We are experienced in the design of structural steelwork of portal frames building and tilt up construction building. Some of our current projects include a 5unit warehouse development, 13unit warehouse development and two petrol stations in Melbourne.

Structure by Design is a family-owned professional Melbourne Structural Engineering firm. We are well known in the industry for our work in Industrial, Retail, and Residential projects which require quick turnaround and exceptional quality at competitive prices.

We specialise in the design and structural analysis of large buildings, design and installation of retaining walls, and the use of an innovative material: fibre-reinforced plastics.

  • Latest technology
  • Australia-wide service
  • Certification review of independent engineer's computation and drawings.
  • Range of materials used: Extensive experience with steel, glass, fibre reinforced plastic, and recycled plastic.

Trevor Carpenter is Head Structural Engineer and Director of Structure By Design. He brings 15 years of experience to every Industrial, Residential, and Retail engagement - which he personally oversees and certifies.

His qualifications and registrations include:

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering - Honours (La Trobe University)
  • Associate Diploma of Civil Engineering (RMIT)
  • Member of the Registered Building Practitioner - Victoria (EC17237)
  • Member of the Board of Professional Engineers Queensland Government (RPEQ 07261)
  • NT Building Practitioners Board.

Types of work

Industrial: Steel framed buildings from medium side multi-unit developments, large distribution and storage facilities.

Residential: Structural works including timber framing, slabs, and steel work for high end homes.

Retail: Shops including Forever New, Nike, Jay Jays, and Tempt. Centres include Emporium, Chadstone, Westfield (Provide Westfield Design and Installation Certificate). Locations: VIC, NSW QLD, WA.

What you can expect

When you take on the services of Structure by Design, you can expect:

  • Quick turnaround times
  • Cost effective solutions within budget
  • Open and ongoing communication
  • Personal attention from start to end
  • Easy to understand reports
  • High quality workmanship
  • Long term value and dedication to service
  • Assurance and certification from a qualified Engineer.