John Ritchey is qualified to act as the Structural Engineer of Record for commercial, industrial and residential buildings and non-building structures. John is licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Hawaii, with over 12 years of experience. John Ritchey has been providing structural engineering services to clients since 2003.

John Ritchey is dedicated to providing superior service and personal attention on each project. He believes that by implementing his founding vision and core values, he will provide his clients a high quality product and rewarding experience. John Ritchey is confident that his qualifications and experience can provide his clients with the necessary support to ensure a successful project.

company profile

Founded in 2012, John Ritchey Structural Engineering, LLC is a design and consulting firm specializing in professional structural engineering and project management. With a combination of academic engineering research, practical engineering, and personal relationships, John Ritchey provides beneficial experience for his clients.

Qualifications and experience

John Ritchey is qualified to perform many facets of structural engineering and related construction administration services. In addition, he has strategic relationships with other professionals outside his expertise to expand his project capabilities so he can complete or manage virtually every aspect of a project.


Structural Steel and Light Gauge Metal

  • Commercial and industrial buildings                              
  • Towers, bins, silos and bridges
  • Repair and retrofit, Floor vibration, Seismic analysis 

Reinforced Concrete - Precast and Cast-In-Place

  • Tilt-Up
  • Commercial buildings, Water tanks, Bridges
  • Foundation and retaining walls
  • Repair and retrofit, Seismic analysis

Wood & Timber

  • Commercial and residential buildings
  • Bridges
  • Repair and retrofit


  • Commercial and industrial buildings
  • Retail development
  • Partitions, repair and retrofit
  • Structural brick and veneers
  • Seismic analysis 

Cold Formed Steel

  • Commercial buildings
  • Curtain walls and cladding
  • Fire walls


  • Deep, shallow and mat foundations
  • Industrial machinery


  • Repair, retrofit and restoration
  • Bridge inspection
  • Bridge rating
  • Seismic analysis
  • Seismic retrofit
  • Levee inspection
  • Structural review


  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering at University of Kansas
  • Masters of Science in Structural Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Structural Engineering License in the State of Hawaii, 2009, PE 13256-S

John Ritchey Structural Engineer, llc

Structural engineering and consulting