Civil Structural

CHA Canada takes pride in our civil structural engineers who rely on unique designs, innovative materials, and modern construction technologies to create structures, foundations, and other project structural elements, such as platforms and necessary methods of equipment access for operation and maintenance. Our expertise spans the full project cycle, from feasibility evaluations through construction.

We provide the full scope of civil structural engineering services for all aspects of power generation, utility and distribution projects. Our team completes the architectual work for most power plants and boiler house buildings internally, only utilizing outside architects to bring more in-depth expertise to projects with special aesthetic requirements.

Our civil structural engineering services include:
  • Site Planning and Permitting
  • Static and Dynamic Equipment Foundations
  • Building and Stack Foundations
  • Industrial Duct, Breeching and Piping Systems
  • Pile Racks
  • Structural Design
  • Buried Services
  • Marine Intake Piping
  • Construction Assistance
Our expertise includes:
  • Fully Integrated Building and Structural Design
    • Power Plants
    • Boiler Houses
    • Chilled Water Plants
    • Electrical Substations
  • Rotating Equipment Foundation Design (Low Tuned and High Tuned)
    • Multi-mode Vibration Analysis for Supports
      • Turbines
      • Generators
      • Motors
      • Fans
      • Compressors
      • Other Power Plant Equipment
  • Industrial Duct, Breeching and Piping System Design


Software that we use includes:

  • SAP2000
  • LPile
  • AutoCAD
  • CADWorx
  • Navisworks