The 341st Training Squadron, located in San Antonio, Texas, provides trained military working dogs and handlers for the Department of Defense, as well as other government agencies and allies. The squadron aims to be a world leader in procurement, training, veterinary care and distribution of military working dogs and their handlers. As part of that goal, the squadron commissioned the construction of new housing structures to provide world-class facilities for the animals.

Stiver Engineering provided structural engineering services for the design of the foundations, structural steel and precast kennels for the nine war dog housing buildings.

The fire station project at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio involved a staging area to house an equipment storage facility, an enclosed administrative building person, a tire storage area, exterior lighting, a fire hydrant, a new motorized truck/trailer entrance, providing motorized capability to the existing truck/trailer entrance, and a new pedestrian entrance. The new motorized truck/trailer entrance required designing a proper support to cross a natural open storm water channel.

Stiver Engineering provided the contractor with construction consulting and structural engineering services for the design of the building foundation for the project.

Stiver Engineering was retained by a local contractor to provide structural design through an alternative cantilevered wall design for the Hardy Yards project in Houston, Texas. The alternative design consisted of soldier piles and timber lagging and ranged in height from 4 feet to 10 feet.

This project specified the construction of two reinforced concrete boxes from Buffalo Bayou to San Felipe Road in Houston, Texas. The excavation was located a short distance from high-voltage power line towers and two main railroad lines. Stiver Engineering was hired to provide construction consulting through a braced shoring system that included sheet piles, wales, and a cross strut design that could be adjusted to accommodate construction.

Stiver Engineering designed a structural steel substructure for a solar panel system and a CMU wall around the top of a 1.154 M.G. water storage tank that is adjacent to the Exxon Campus and the Grand Parkway in the Woodlands. We also provided the contractor with the structural designs and drawings for construction.

This was the first project in the United States to include a solar panel system on a water storage tank of this size.