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James E. Tometich, P.E.

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James E. Tometich, P.E.

President / Principal in Charge

Jim is responsible for the operation of the company, including engineering, drafting, and specifications. Jim brings a wealth of experience, not only in structural engineering, but also construction engineering, architectural design, manufacturing, and forensic engineering. He has developed over 200 new clients, provided structural design for over 2000 new buildings, and numerous remodeling projects over 30 years of service. His value engineering has assisted in controlling costs on numerous jobs.

Jim’s work includes numerous office structures, historic building restoration, and commercial projects from $1 million to $30 million. Over 2000 residential and commercial buildings have been inspected and over 500 insurance failure or damage investigations have been conducted. Jim also provides professional testimony in legal investigations for many of the failure investigations and other lawsuits.


  • Iowa State University, Ames, IA
    Bachelor of Arts in Architecture – May 1980
  • DMACC, Boone, IA
    Associate of Arts – May 1977


  • West Glen Town Center – West Des Moines, IA
  • Stuart Cultural Center (All Saints) Restoration – Stuart, IA
  • Northshore Office Buildings I & II – Urbandale, IA
  • Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Iowa – Madrid, IA
  • First United Methodist Church Restoration – Burlington, IA


  • ICBO Seminars on concrete, masonry, & wood
  • Product Liability and Warning Labels Seminars
  • CAD, CAM, CAE Seminars and Trade shows
  • ASCE Annual Structural Conferences


  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
  • Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • International Council of Building Officials (ICBO)
  • Iowa Engineering Society (IES)
  • Urbandale Chamber of Commerce


  • Registered P.E., Colorado #PE39511
  • Registered P.E., Iowa #11121
  • Registered P.E., Kansas #19988
  • Registered P.E., Nebraska #E-7577
  • Registered P.E., N. Carolina #026324
  • Registered P.E., Texas #103153
  • Registered P.E., Wisconsin #E-40297