Graduated from California State University Long Beach with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Andrew Tan currently holds professional engineering licenses in California and other multiple states. With over 23 years of experience in testing and inspection for the construction industry, his engineering roles and duties include project engineer, project management, construction material testing laboratory director, specialized testing, structural investigation, and forensic analysis. Andrew also served as a building product evaluation engineer for ICC Evaluation Service (formerly known as ICBO ES) for over four years.

Some of the major projects worked on include:

  • Big Dig Tunnel Ceiling Collapse Investigation
  • Biltmore Hotel Structural Investigation and Testing
  • Citrus Valley Medical Centers (Covina and West Covina)
  • Whittier Hospital Medical Center (Whittier)
  • Mission Laguna Hospital (Laguna Beach)
  • Ventura County Medical Center (Ventura)
  • Church of Scientology (Los Angeles)
  • Spruce Goose Hanger (Playa Vista)
  • John Ford Anson Theater (Hollywood)
  • Irvine Ranch Bio-solids Treatment Facility (Irvine)
  • Los Angeles Federal Courthouse (downtown Los Angeles)
  • The Broad Museum (downtown Los Angeles)
  • San Diego Courthouse (downtown San Diego)
  • Gerald Desmond Bridge (Long Beach)
  • Wilshire Grand Tower (downtown Los Angeles)

Recent Posts

As-Built Structural Investigation on early 1900’s Concrete Building in Downtown L.A.

No as-built drawings were available for the design engineer to seismic retrofit this early 1900’s 3-story concrete building located in downtown Los Angeles.  CAE performed non-destructive testing to provide the structural as-built for the concrete framing members (beams and columns) and concrete slab using the Ground Penetrating Radar and selective demolition to provide construction of the … Continue reading As-Built Structural Investigation on early 1900’s Concrete Building in Downtown L.A.

Testing Performed on 1940’s Historic Building

Structural Investigation and Material Testing performed on a 1940s historic building Scanning the structural element with the GPR to determine the presence and layout of steel reinforcement. Test area containment for dust control during light demolition on a column investigation for steel reinforcement size determination.  Area containment typically required for occupied building during the the … Continue reading Testing Performed on 1940’s Historic Building

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