Structural Design Associates is a professional engineering company providing comprehensive structural engineering services for both residential and commercial projects. Our company believes in providing designs that are functional and economical, working together with our clients to develop complete solutions. Our principal is licensed as a professional engineer in Washington, Nevada and Oregon and our company is experienced in the structural engineering of single family residences, multi-family residences, concrete masonry buildings, concrete tilt-up structures, retention vaults, retaining walls, deep foundations, seismic retrofits, and more.
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COMPANY PROFILE
Chris Covington

Posted Friday, May 30, 2008 by admin

Chris Covington is the owner and principal engineer of Structural Design Associates, a structural engineering firm established in 1998. Prior to pursuing structural engineering, Chris was a carpenter for 12 years and a member of Union 562.

Chris has over 20 years of engineering experience, having worked for several firms on a variety of structural projects from tilt-up buildings to residential houses. Raised in a construction environment, he naturally progressed towards carpentry and then structural engineering. His unique combination of structural knowledge with a background of hands-on experience allows him to create functional and well thought out designs.

Chris studied Civil Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1989. He currently holds Professional Engineer’s licenses in Washington, Oregon, Arizona and Nevada, and is working towards his Structural Engineer’s license.

Chris maintains active memberships in the ASCE and the SEAW. In addition, he is active in the local community as a member of the Downtown Everett Action Committee, the Everett Rotary, the Navy League, Campfire Board, the Everett Chamber of Commerce, and the Roslyn Chamber of Commerce. He is also a huge supporter of local sports as a member of the booster club for the Everett Silvertips and Everett Hawks. When he gets time away from work he enjoys gardening, working on their 100 year old Craftsman Style home, wine making, travel sightseeing, teaching students about engineering and International Rotary service events.