Welcome to Smith Structural Group, LLP

Jim May Park BioFilter Project nears completion:

Read more about the project here.

Epoch Estate Wines makes The SOMM Journal:

Read more about the project here.

Los Angeles Mayor Unveils Plans for Major Seismic Retrofit Requirements:

Read more about the proposed changes to help bring the aging building inventory in Los Angeles up to a minimum standard of seismic safety here.

SEAOSC Press Release on Recent CA Shaker:

The Structural Engineers Association of Southern California has released the following information on the recent Earthquake in American Canyon just north of Oakland, CA.

New Police Station opens in Tehachapi

SSG worked with the Justice Department of AECOM to bring the City of Tehachapi a new Police Station that fit their growing community.  The Department had quickly grown out of their old home, and the search for a new one was on.  An expansion and complete Seismic Rehabilitation was undertaken on an old Partially Grouted CMU building in the heart of town.  The result was a facility that the community can be proud of thanks to great staff input, and a thoughtful design team.

Read more here

New 1.3 Million Square foot Warehouse Facility in Olivebranch, Mississippi Opens

SSG as Structural Engineer of Record worked with the Design Build Team to get this half-mile long facility up and running in a compressed time schedule of approximately 8 months from design beginning to move in.  The building was constructed of Concrete Tilt-up walls with Steel Beams and Trusses overlaid by Steel Roof Decking.  Olivebranch, MS is located approximately 30 minutes from Memphis, TN, a major shipping hub.

Read more here.


SSG Celebrates the opening of The Caroline Shea Center in Millbrae, CA…

The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held just before the holidays for

Taylor Middle School, Milbrae, CA

Taylor Middle School, Milbrae, CA

The Caroline Shea Center on the Campus of Taylor Middle School in Millbrae, CA.  We were proud to attend as the Structural Engineer’s of Record for the project.  It was a touching night of remembrance and celebration for a person whom fought so hard for the buildings that were being opened.

Read more here.


SSG on El Capitan Way, San Luis Obispo…

We have moved our office last year!  Please note our new location if you try to stop by.  We didn’t go far, just down the street, from our old office on Aerovista to the new location at 811 El Capitan Way, Suite 240.

Kelsey Parolini, S.E. elected to SEAOSC Board of Directors, 2013 – 2015…

Our very own Senior Structural Engineer Kelsey Anne Parolini was elected to serve a two year term on the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) Board of Directors.  Kelsey’s position is to represent the Tri-Counties Structural Engineering community (San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara & Ventura).  She will be regularly organizing the Tri-Counties dinner meetings, so stop in to say hello when you attend.

What we are about…

Our principals, staff, consultants and advisors combine for over 140 years of consulting structural engineering experience on the Central Coast.  Our office specializes in providing professional, complete and responsible Structural Engineering Services. High standards of professionalism, quality control, communication and representation are upheld throughout all our projects.   We focus on availability with clear and precise communication to enable our clients to get the most out of their structural consultant of choice.

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo…

Smith Structural Group enjoys close ties with our local University in San Luis Obispo.  Not only do all our engineers hail as alumni, but several currently teach regular classes within the Architectural Engineering Department as well.  Even our interns are all current Cal Poly Students seeking more knowledge to further their structural engineering education.  We also keep relationships current with several professors, and former professors, who regularly advise and provide peer review services for our in-house review procedures.