Our engineers use their core knowledge and expertise as a foundation to expand into more specialized areas to meet project needs.

With a foundation in the fundamentals of engineering, our office is able to assist clients in understanding and solving problems outside of the typical engineering markup sectors.  We avoid reinventing the wheel by keeping up to speed with the latest tools and methods and when needed we use judgement built on experience to tackle the more uncommon situations.

Special Projects Services

  • Slab on grade
  • Equipment foundations
  • Deep foundations
  • Secondary Containment
  • Blast Walls
  • API & AWWA Tanks
  • Retaining walls
  • Conveyor Structures
  • Cranes
  • Concrete Repair

Projects

Industrial Blast Walls

Blast walls require specialized design that typical structural engineering firms may not be familiar with.  Pillar Consulting Group has designed multiple protective structures around industrial processes for explosion and deflagration hazards, including blast doors reaching sizes as large as 10 feet wide and 10 feet tall.

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WasteQuip Crane Retrofit

In order to allow for new loads imposed by cranes, the existing pre-engineered metal building needed to be analyzed and retrofitted.  Our office worked with the plant to come up with options that were economical and that worked with their internal work flow.

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Dissolving Tank Concrete Beam Repair

Heat, humidity and sulfate attack all contributed to the damage of this concrete beam.  Because of its location, the repair would have to be executed during a 7-day shutdown.

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Green Liquor Clarifier

After making a lifecycle cost analysis on multiple material options, our office designed this clarifier and truss bridge as well as tank internals, pipes and pumps.

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