Professional Commitment

In an ongoing effort to stay current with the latest developments in our engineering disciplines, engineers at Harms Engineering, Inc. are active in the following associations. Also listed is a sample list of recent continuing education conferences, seminars and webinars that HEI engineers have attended and the associations that sponsored them.

Professional Associations

  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Water Works Association (AWWA)
  • Home Builders Association (HBA)
  • International Code Council (ICC)
  • Structural Engineers Association of Washington (SEAW)

Continuing Education - Civil

  • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Course (AGC)
  • Pasco Processing Center Wastewater Reuse System Optimization” (Cascade Earth Sciences) 
  • Stormwater Recertification (ASCE) 
  • American Water Works Association Conference:
    • Field & Lab Tests to Evaluate Nitrification in the System
    • Using Pressure Data Loggers to Improve Hydraulic Model Accuracy
    • Remote Control of Treatment Facilities
    • Electric Disconnects for Equipment
    • Design and Construction of a Backup Power System
    • Evaluating Emergency Power Needs
    • Providing Emergency Services for a Drinking Water Supply
    • Cross Connection Control
    • SCADA Remote Access Techniques & Best Practices
    • Building Redundancy into Critical SCADA Communications Infrastructure

Continuing Education - Structural

  • Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Buildings (ASCE)
  • Classical Methods of Structural Analysis (AISC)
  • Joist Girder Moment Connections using Knife Plates on HSS Columns (Steel Joist Institute)
  • 318-14 Reorganized for Design Building Code (ACI)
  • IBC 2015 (Structural Engineers Assn. of Washington)
  • Structural Forensic Engineering (Half Moon Education)
  • Advanced FRP Design Principles (Simpson Strong-Tie)
  • 2018 IBC and 2018 IRC Significant Changes Related to Wood Construction PM (American Wood Council)
  • Practical Design of Slabs on Grade (ASCE)
  • Structural Masonry Design (NW Concrete Masonry Assn.)