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Civil Engineering & Structural Design

Planning and engineering to the highest standards

Seamless Integration from Concept to Construction-ready Designs

When it comes to planning and executing electric power projects, civil and structural services are paramount to the success of meeting construction goals and keeping the project on time and on budget. Within the electric power industry, owners, contractors, and engineers face many challenges during the life of a project. These challenges are unique electrical power projects and require distinctive solutions and expertise. Our civil and structural engineers at NEI are highly experienced and solely focused on the electrical power industry.  When it comes to civil and structural engineering for your project or facility, trust NEI’s decades of industry-specific civil and structural engineering experience to provide seamless engineering from concept through construction.

Power Industry Focused

Multidisciplinary Coordinated Design

Cost Effective and Project Appropriate Design

Civil Engineering

  • Civil Grading and Drainage Plans
  • Hydrology Studies
  • Conceptual Site Planning
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans
  • Permit Support
  • Construction-Phase Engineering Support

Structural Engineering

  • Standard Steel Design
  • Tapered Tubular Steel Design
  • Steel Structure Detailing
  • Wood Pole and Structure Design
  • Detailed Structural Analysis
  • Concrete Foundation Design and Detailing
  • Driven Pile Design

Coordinating Services for an Uninterrupted Integration

  • GIS Mapping
  • Land Surveying
  • Geotech Investigations
  • Site-Specific Wind Speed Analysis
  • ROW and Land Services
  • Subsurface Utility Locating and Investigations


Civil Engineering

  • Civil 3D
  • Hydro CAD
  • Flo2D

Structural Engineering

  • Multi FEA Programs, RISA, SAP2000, PLS-Pole
  • L-Pile
  • MFAD

Featured Tech Paper

Engineering the Thermal Resistivity of Concrete Duct Banks

Underground conduit is often surrounded by concrete in the form of a concrete duct bank.  This is done to protect the electrical conduits and their enclosed cables from damage due to excavation or traffic on the soil above the ducts.  The presence of the concrete has an additional benefit…

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