Sergio G. Arratia, P.E., M.S.C.E.
Mr. Arratia is a civil/structural consulting engineer in South Florida, also providing service to Latin America and the Caribbean. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Mr. Arratia provides consultation related to construction evaluation of residential and commercial structures, failure analysis, evaluation of scope and cause of damage to structures, wind and hail damage assessment, water intrusion investigation, remediation analysis, structural load analysis, and structural design analysis.
Prior to joining EDT, Mr. Arratia was a civil/structural consultant in Arkansas and Florida. He provided structural analysis and design, and construction administration services. His experience includes structural design of low and mid-rise residential and commercial properties, mid-rise commercial storage buildings, educational and athletic facilities, religious and health care facilities, restaurants, and car dealerships. Mr. Arratia’s experience has provided him with knowledge of various structural building components, including concrete, masonry, timber, light-gauge, and composite structural members. The structural systems he has designed in the past include concrete tilt-up wall, composite deck, concrete and wood frames, masonry, steel composite deck, and shallow and deep foundations.
Mr. Arratia is fluent in English and Spanish.
Typical Areas of Service
- Evaluations of storm damage
- Evaluations of roof damage
- Code compliance reviews
- Evaluations of building finishes and veneers
- Assessment of structural systems
- Water intrusion investigations
- Repair cost estimates
- Remediation analysis
- Root cause analysis and determination of damage to structures
Mr. Arratia is a licensed engineer in Alabama, Arkansas and Florida, and is a Certified Residential & Commercial Roof Inspector.