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IES Partner meets with Texas Society of Professional Engineers President regarding common ground on Structural Engineering Licensure

On 10/27/17, IES partner, Justice Edge, PE, spoke with Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) President, Rick Guerra, at the state conference of the Structural Engineers Association of Texas (SEAoT) in Corpus Christi.  Mr. Edge advised Mr. Guerra of the current state of licensure examination for structural engineers involving a single, two-day examination that has […]

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IES Partner Gives Speech Supporting Structural Engineering Licensure

On 10/27/17, IES partner, Justice Edge, PE, gave a speech to the attendees at the state conference in Corpus Christi for the Structural Engineers Association of Texas (SEAoT).  Mr. Edge spoke about the current state of licensure examination and that the two levels of structural engineering examination (previously offered separately) were combined (in 2013) into […]

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IES Partner receives award for Distinguished Service

On 10/27/17, the state board of the Structural Engineers Association of Texas presented Justice Edge, PE (Partner at IES) with its Annual Distinguished Service Award.  Each year, this award goes to one engineer in the state of Texas whose contributions to the Structural Engineer’s Association of Texas (SEAoT) has been exemplary.  Justice Edge has been […]

IES keeps its engineers up to date on design

IES provides its engineers with multiple training opportunities each month.  Most of our engineers participate in the monthly general meetings for Structural Engineers Association of Texas and the American Society of Civil Engineers.  In addition to these opportunities, IES conducts in-house training including vendors educating IES on the benefits their projects bring to the industry. […]

IES Involvement with the UTSA College of Civil Engineering – Dr. Ghannoum

Each semester, IES project managers participate in the education of structural engineering students at UTSA.  This semester, on 10/17/17, Justice Edge, PE (Partner at IES) gave a lecture to Dr. Ghannoum’s Advance Concrete Design class on “Structural Systems Selection for the New Science and Engineering Building”.  On 12/11, Mr. Edge will serve on a small […]

IES Involvement with the UTSA College of Civil Engineering – Dr. Arroyo

Each semester, IES project managers participate in the education of structural engineering students at UTSA.  This semester, on 9/5/17, Justice Edge, PE (Partner at IES) gave a lecture to Dr. Arroyo’s Senior Design Class on “What to Expect When You Begin Your Career as a Structural Engineer”.  On 12/2, Mr. Edge will serve as the […]

IES Gives Multiple Presentations on the New Large Scale Testing Facility at UTSA

On 10/18/17, Justice Edge, PE (Partner at IES) was the speaker at the membership meeting for the San Antonio Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Mr. Edge’s presentation was on the “New Large Scale Testing Facility at UTSA”. UTSA has begun construction on the 15,500sf Large-Scale Structural Testing Facility located at the north end […]

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The Importance of STEM Education

Careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) are growing more rapidly than other careers. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, since 2008 STEM careers have grown at a rate of 17%, while other careers have grown at a rate of 9.8%. With the number of STEM careers expected to continue to rise, it’s […]

Game Changer: Large-Scale Structural Testing Facility at UTSA

IES is proud to announce our collaboration with Shah Smith & Associates, Alamo Architects, TreanorHL, and Turner Construction on the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Large-Scale Structural Testing Facility. The 15,000 SF facility is the largest institutional project, fully managed in-house, in UTSA history. The building will be significant in many ways. Due […]

Intelligent Engineering Services now open in Dallas

Dallas Announcement!

It is with great pleasure that we announce the opening of our newest satellite office in Dallas, TX. Over the years, IES has undertaken many projects throughout North Texas, so it was inevitable that we would make Dallas part of the IES family. Our new office is located at 13355 Noel Road, Suite 1100, Dallas, […]

CAFÉ COLLEGE in San Antonio Texas

How IES Helped San Antonio Students Get to College

IES has a reputation of reliability, innovation, and responsiveness with all clients, but we couldn’t have built this reputation without the hard work that was put into our higher education projects. These projects, which include academic structures, performing arts structures, and more, make up a large portion of our portfolio. We are proud to have […]

Parking garage done by IES

The Evolution of the Humble Parking Garage

In the past, parking structures didn’t usually elicit excitement among designers and were not thought of as avenues for inspiring design and modern technology. The focus seemed to be purely on functionality rather then how the structure enhanced the overall aesthetic or the user’s experience when visiting a location. Now, however, more and more thought […]

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Engineer Spotlight: Leaving a Legacy Through Engineering

  Meet Jizella San Andres, an Engineer-In-Training for Intelligent Engineering Services (IES). An Engineer-In-Training is a graduate of an engineering program and has passed the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) examination. But in Jizella’s situation, she took and passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam, granting her an FE. We asked Jizella […]

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Leader Spotlight: Justice W. Edge, PE

In the 18 years that Justice Edge has worked with IES, he has risen through the ranks, from Project Engineer to Principal, and today serves as a Partner, one of the three engineering executives who lead the firm. Justice has extensive experience in structural design, cost estimating, building evaluation reports, feasibility studies, specification writing, construction […]

towering building

Does your building work for you? Consider Facility Assessment.

IES conducts investigation and evaluation services associated with both existing buildings and new structures. We meet the needs of property owners and managers, developers, public institutions, contractors and prospective buyers. Our Facility Assessment services include change of use in occupancy, verification of structural integrity, re-adaptation of existing facilities and upgrades to existing mechanical systems. Often […]

Dedicated to delivering quality structural and civil engineering services that bring architectural visions to life. At IES, we are always learning and always improving. Some things, however, will never change: our high standards, our core values, and our commitment to our clients and the community.