Bruce Ensor, Structural Engineer started in private practice in 2002 after serving as Chief Structural Engineer for Integrated Building Arts (IBA). Before working at IBA, Bruce lived and worked in Washington DC for Skidmore Owings and Merrill and the moved to Honolulu HI on the island in Oahu. During his six years in the Hawaii, he worked as a Structural Design Engineer and Special Inspector for Martin & Bravo Inc., Sato and Associates and Shigemura, Lau, Sakanashi, Higuchi.
Bruce graduated from the Pennsylvania State University’s Architectural Engineering program/structural option, in 1986.
The Architectural Engineering program is a 5 year program which focuses on Building Design and Professional Practice for the production of Construction Documents for Buildings.
Bruce formed the Professional Corporation, BE Structural, PC in 2007 and is located in Wormleysburg, PA. Bruce was certified as a Model Law Structural Engineer, MLSE, by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying. All licensed Structural Engineers, SE, are also licensed Professional Engineers, PE. All Professional Engineers, however, are not licensed Structural Engineers. In fact, some states have separate tests that allow Professional Engineers to be licensed Structural Engineers. Structural Engineers are more qualified by state exam to practice this specialty of Engineering.
BE Structural PC provides professional engineering consulting services in the areas of structural engineering and building design for new construction, renovations and structural repair.
Bruce has provided forensic engineering and expert witness testimony for construction litigation cases.
Bruce has been involved in post disaster structural evaluations, custom design, sustainable and non-traditional engineering.
Bruce tries to see his employees as people first, staff second.
Bruce’s day to day functions include helping the staff compose proposals, engineering design, oversight and quality control. His primary mission is to ensure that the firm’s first priority is to deliver quality services.
Bruce continues to value and promote education and employee growth while taking BE Structural, PC to the next level. His passion for his work and his non-traditional ideas about what an engineering practice should be, have helped solidify his company’s position in a competitive marketplace. Bruce believes their future is a bright one.
Bruce has three children, one of which arrived in June 2014. When he is not at the office, Bruce enjoys spending time with his family, including Boomer, the family dog.