What is a Structural Engineer


Real Estate and Money Show PodcastWhat is a Structural Engineer? Tune in September 4th, 2014 Antoinette and Marc welcome Joseph G. DiPompeo, PE, SECB President of the Structural Workshop, LLC. Tune in Thursday at 10am on WVNJ 1160 on your am dial or listen to the podcast.

Show Topics What is a Structural Engineer?

  • As relates to Real Estate
  • Commercial and single family services
  • Differences from Architects and Home Inspectors Structural Engineer’s role during Real Estate Transaction
  • Structural Workshop and what we do and what we do differently
  • Specialty department for RE transactions
  • Cost of repairs vs. cost of inspection Issues we deal
  • Foundation cracking
  • Framing Issues
  • Construction defects
  • Design of repairs
  • Construction Administration
  • Old houses
  • Home warranty claims


Joseph G. DiPompeo on the Real Estate and Money ShowJoe received a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering, with a specialization in Construction Management and a Masters of Engineering degree in Structural Engineering, both from Stevens Institute of Technology. Joe is a Licensed Professional Engineer in NJ, NY, CT, PA, FL, CO, MD, LA, OR, WI, AZ, IA, OK, IN, MA, VA, KY, WV, MN, DE, NE and OH and is certified by the Structural Engineering Certification Board. Joe is a member of ASCE, ACI, AISC and SEI. Joe serves as the Chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers Structural Engineering Institute Business Practices Committee In addition to his professional activities, Joe also serves as First Vice President to the Stevens Institute of Technology Alumni Association and on the Board of Governors of the Mountain Lakes Club and Buildings and Grounds Committee of the Lakeland Hills Family YMCA. Joe lives in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey with his wife and children. Joe serves as President of Structural Workshop, LLC, which was founded in February of 2004. Structural Workshop, LLC provides a variety of engineering services, including structural analysis, inspection and design of commercial, residential, retail, industrial, foundation and earth retaining structures, forensic engineering, commercial building inspection, due diligence inspections, building consulting services, project and facilities management services. Joe has extensive experience in all aspects of engineering, analysis, inspection and design of a large variety of types of structures and materials. His interests include forensic engineering, unique solutions to unique and difficult structural problems, innovation in the business of engineering, teaching and writing and making structural engineering understandable and accessible to the general public. Joe DiPompeo, PE, SECB President, Structural Workshop, LLC 2001 Route 46, Suite 310 Parsippany, NJ 07054 PH: 973-541-3230 Direct: 973-541-9020 FX: 973-541-9030 Email: joedip@structuralworkshop.com Web: www.structuralworkshop.com