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Company Profile

HSI - Home Structural Inc. was established in May 2011 by Eric Heidema, P.Eng. and Marc Ouellette, A.Sc.T. 
HSI is a full service structural engineering consulting firm based in Campbell River. We mainly service the residents and businesses in Campbell River, however, we have done, and will do, projects all along Vancouver Island and surrounding Islands. We are experienced in the design of conventional wood framing, heavy timber framing, structural steel, concrete building systems, and retaining walls.

Eric Heidema, P.Eng., Owner:

Eric has over 15 years design experience in the structural engineering industry. While in school at UBC, Eric spent his summers working with Team Engineering Inc. of Vancouver BC. in the capacity
of project and site manager on a variety of commercial renovation projects. Following graduation from UBC in May 2005 with a Bachelors of Applied Science degree, Eric started working with Anthony Seaman Ltd., a multi-disciplinary design engineering firm in North Vancouver BC, specializing in the design of sawmills and other industrial structures. In 2007 Eric joined Heidema Engineering Ltd. as a lead structural designer and has worked on over 150 projects under the guidance of Pete Heidema, P.Eng.

Eric is committed to continuing professional development. Listed, are just some of the additional courses and  seminars taken:
                  ·         Analytical Methods in Structural Engineering        ·         Insulating - The Cold, Hard Facts  
  ·         Masonry Design of Buildings                                    ·         Timber Connection Design Workshop    
  ·         Structural Steel Design                                              ·         Structural Analysis Fundamentals                     
  ·         Reinforced Concrete Design I                               ·        Seismic Retrofit of Masonry Buildings 
  ·         Dynamic analysis of Structures – audited              ·        Timber Design of Light Residential and Commercial Structures 
  ·         Design of Wood Diaphragms and Shear Walls     ·        Geotechnical Aspects of Foundation Design
  ·         Displacement-based Seismic Design                     

 Marc Ouellette, A.Sc.T., Owner:

                  Marc has over 20 years experience in the structural engineering industry. Marc graduated in 1993 from the College of New Caledonia, Prince George BC., with a diploma in Engineering 
                  Graphics & Design Technology. 
                  Marc began his career with a structural engineering firm in Prince George, BC. Marc spent four years with working on over 100 structural design projects for heavy industrial clients including: 
                  pulp and paper mills, chemical plants, and refineries. Marc joined Heidema Engineering Ltd. in March 2002 performing drafting, structural design, construction inspection, and project administration                          duties on a variety  of projects ranging from single family residential houses to multi-storey condominiums, and nearly everything in between.   

                      Marc is committed to continuing professional development. Listed, are just some of the additional courses and seminars taken:
                                                                                                            Earthquake Engineering and Seismicity 
                                                                                                                          Structural Steel Design 
                                                                                                                          Reinforced Concrete Design
                                                                                                                         Timber Design of Light Residential and Commercial Buildings 
                                                                                                                         Structural Analysis Fundamentals

Together, along with , Tyler Edgington, E.I.T. and Carter Gibson, A.Sc.T. - HSI is able to handle any structural project.