Fire Station No. 51
Client: City of San Antonio
This project was part of the City of San Antonio 2007-2012 Bond Program. As a sub-consultant, UNINTECH provided structural engineering services. Our engineers were responsible for the structural design of an approximately 14,000 sq.ft. fire station. The project involved large amount of coordination with architecture design and City of San Antonio requirements.Design of the fire station encompassed apparatus bays, EMS bays, and work/living areas. The structural design included concrete grade beams supported by deep foundation system, complex roof system consisting of rolled beams and bowstring steel joists, exterior CMU masonry walls and masonry shear walls. The fire stations received LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.UNINTECH also provided bidding phase services including completion of structure bid documents, attending pre-bid and opening bid meetings. UNINTECH also provided construction phase service which involved periodic site observations, reviewing shop drawings, responding to any request for information (RFI), conducting project “Closeout” inspection and providing construction evaluation to the City of San Antonio.