R.M. Byrd and Associates, Inc.

Consulting Structural Engineers

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Consulting Structural Engineers

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R.M. Byrd and Associates, Inc. Consulting Structural Engineers was founded in 1992 on sound, fundamental principles, designed to provide quality and competitive consulting engineering services.

The Principals, Associates, and Employees of R.M. Byrd and Associates, Inc. recognize that in a service oriented industry, commitment to specific principles will provide a clear distinction between mediocrity and excellence.

The primary dedication of this firm begins with the understanding that we are to protect the interests, property and safety of the general public, as they become associated with the structures under our design. Our firm maintains the highest level of professional integrity.  It is our goal to obtain creative solutions to difficult problems, striving to implement creativity without sacrificing project economy. We understand the needs of our clients, and structure our services to assist in meeting the goals and objectives of the entire project team.  We encourage project continuity and consistency by maintaining invariable staff members for the duration of a project; doing so, provides a valuable quality control measure.

R.M. Byrd and Associates, Inc. possesses diversity in project experience.  Our firm provides structural services to clients in the entertainment, governmental, institutional, civic, industrial and commercial industries.

Annually R.M. Byrd and Associates provides structural services on projects with an aggregate construction cost in excess of $300 million.


California Civil Engineer CE41857
California Structural Engineer SE3350
Arizona Professional Engineer No. 29261
Colorado Professional Engineer No. 34824
Hawaii Professional Engineer No. 16420
Indiana Professional Engineer No. 10000055
Minnesota Professional Engineer No. 40451
Nevada Professional Engineer No. 011958
N. Carolina Professional Engineer No. 024194
Virginia Professional Engineer No. 0402 035429
Washington Professional Engineer No.33441

2015 Design and Planning Awards

C.A.S.H. 36th Annual Conference on School Facilities

Category:   Specialized Facility: New or Modernized
Award:       Award of Excellence
Project:      Bonita Center for the Arts, Bonita Unified School District


Meet the Leadership

Meet the guys who make it happen

Rick Byrd S.E.

Rick Byrd, S.E.
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Rick Byrd graduated from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo in 1984, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering. After gaining experience through two well respected Structural Engineering firms, Rick founded R.M. Byrd and Associates in 1992. The firm was founded on sound, fundamental principles, designed to provide quality, and competitive engineering services. Rick, with licenses in 13 states, has been involved with projects throughout the United States. His emphasis has been on educational, institutional, civic, entertainment and commercial Structural Engineering.

Frank Rice, S.E.
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Frank Rice began his employment at R.M. Byrd and Associates in 2001 shortly after graduating from California State University, Fullerton, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Structural Engineering.   Over this time, he has expanded his engineering knowledge through his involvement in projects of varying sizes, covering many construction materials and methods.  Frank has provided quality structural engineering services on numerous educational facilities in addition to fire stations, churches, and theaters.


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