Santiago Graciano

Structural Consultant

Covina, California, United States of America (USA)
PE - Structural | California | USA
Fields of Expertise

Structural Engineering

Software Knowledge
Licensed Structural Engineer with over 13 years of industry experience. Experience includes schedule-driven
projects for the design and construction of Commercial, Institutional, Industrial, and Residential facilities.
Knowledgeable in non-linear analysis, time history analysis, cold weather engineering, and prescriptive high seismic
design with capabilities to design Steel, Wood, Masonry, Concrete, Pre-stressed/ Post-Tension Concrete, and Cold
Formed Steel Structures. Computer experience includes RAMSS, RAM elements, SAP2000 Advanced, RISA- 3D,
STAAD Pro, CFS, Woodworks, Mathcad, in addition to AutoCAD and REVIT.
Knowledgeable in current applicable codes including International Building Codes (IBC), American Concrete
Institute (ACI) 318, ACI 530, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 7, ASCE-41 Seismic Rehabilitation of
Existing Buildings, American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Steel Construction Manual Fourteenth Edition,
AISC Seismic Design Manual, National Design Specifications (NDS) for Wood Construction, and American Iron
and Steel Institute (AISI) North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members.
2016 - Present
S. Graciano Consulting
Los Angeles, United States of America (USA)
-Assisting client with North Hollywood High School Modernization project, which consists of new steel framed
classrooms, Gymnasium, and Auditorium.
-Peer review of wood framed two story Medical Office Building.
-Assisted client with schematic design of new campus for Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies including
Elementary School Building, Science Building, and Gymnasium.
-Peer review/ plan check corrections for new Fire Station 104 located in Santa Clarita, CA.
-Design of 4 Story 40-unit apartment building in Las Vegas Nevada.
-Component support engineering design including rooftop HVAC equipment anchorage and miscellaneous
architectural components including “FRP Google Cloud” support design for Google Spruce Goose Playa Vista
-Structural Engineering Design for Aluminum and Steel framed mobile medical facility for California Department
of Corrections.
-Roof retrofit design of existing metal building being utilized as a fire station in San Clemente Island Naval Base.
-Structural integrity reports for real estate transactions.
Project Engineer
2016 - 2017
J3 Engineering Group
Los Angeles, United States of America (USA)
Review and approval of Cold Formed Steel curtain wall projects. Pre-cast and Pre-stressed concrete beam
design including LFRS components. Peer review of calculations and drawing packages. Pre-cast concrete
design of Carlinville, Illinois Train Station: part of Chicago to St. Louis High Speed Rail System.
Structural Engineer
2015 - 2016
Chiyoda International Corporation
Los Angeles, United States of America (USA)
Pre-Front End Engineering and Design for Liquefied Natural Gas export facility. Created structural material take
off based on referenced projects and preliminary engineering. Worked closely with client (Exxon Mobile, Conoco
Phillips) subject matter experts to develop structural engineering specifications. Project cost was approximately
$455 million.
Design Engineer
2011 - 2014
Worley Parsons
Los Angeles, United States of America (USA)
-Alaska Stand Alone Gas Pipeline, Gas Conditioning Facility: This project was a Joint Venture with Fluor Enterprises. Participated Front End Engineering and Design of Premanufactured
Process modules for operating conditions, arctic conditions, and barge transportation loading. The
facility was designed to process natural gas for transportation down the 733 mile pipeline. Module sizes ranged bto sizes up to 85ft wide, 200 ft long, and 100 ft tall.

-STV-IP Compressor Replacement: Performed execute phase structural analysis and design of vertical vessel equipment skids and design of new
mezzanine platforms and pipe supports inside Flow Stations 1, 2, and 3. Completed site survey to review and
assess as-built conditions affecting the design. Developed standard structural details for use in execute phase for current and future projects.

-SAMREF: Responsible for providing structural engineering support for refinery upgrade. Designed new platform built on top of existing precast concrete air-cooler/ pipe rack.

-HESS: Performed structural analysis and Design for the Portable Production Facility (PPF) Module to be located in the Bakken Oil Fields. The 14ft x 40ft PPF Module consisted of steel base frame supporting a timber superstructure.
The module has been designed to endure on-site conditions, lifting conditions, and truck travel conditions. The
PPF Module includes a 20ft long 60” diameter Separator horizontal vessel.
Design Engineer
2007 - 2011
Los Angeles, United States of America (USA)
Genesis Solar Energy Project
Detroit Heavy Oil Upgrade Project
Brazos Electric Power Cooperative
Tesoro LA Refinery Cogeneration Project
TX Energy, Texas Gasification Project
BP America, Flare Gas Recovery Project
Masters of Science in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering
California Polytechnic University
Pomona, United States of America (USA)
Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering
California Polytechnic University
Pomona, United States of America (USA)
Professional Engineer - Structural Engineer
Structural Engineering
Area of focus
High-risk Structures
Secondary Structures
Bridges And Viaducts
Feature Structures
Houses And Villas
Retaining Structures
Short To Mid-rise Structures
Temporary Structures
Light-weight Structures
High-rise Buildings
Rigid Pavements
Bill Of Quantities
Developing Calculation Spreadsheets
Schematic Design
Design Review
Site Support Services
Modelling And Analysis
Detailed Design
Report Writing
BIM Modelling
Prestressed Concrete
Sustainable Design
Concrete Design
Nonlinear Analysis
Seismic Design
Steel Design
Post Tensioning
Forensics & Rehabilitation