Engineering the change we want to see
To elevate our client’s vision with passion, creativity and purpose.
To be a structural engineering firm widely known for passion and creativity, whose clients are consistently “wowed,” whose employees are excited by challenges and empowered to lead, and which creates a positive IMPACT in every community we touch.
We believe in doing what we say we’re going to do, and are driven to exceed our clients’ expectations every time.
Make a Difference
We believe in making our communities better places to live, work, and play—because community makes what we do worthwhile.
We believe in infusing passion into every aspect of our work. We are seekers and explorers. We take meaningful risks.
We believe in being agile and flexible while always keeping project goals in mind. Our business is built around listening and adapting to meet our client’s needs.
We believe continual improvement is the path to success. We foster a growth and abundance mindset.
We believe in working together, where diversity is our strength. We build collaborative, long-lasting relationships between our team and our clients.
Our Empathy Journey
Empathy is an important element of how we do business and build a collaborative and inclusive team culture. Watch the video below to discover how we learned about empathy, how we practice it externally and internally, and how we continue to build trust as a team.
video production by: VISUAL STREET FILMS
The following list comprises our top picks to lend a hand in terms of community involvement and professional development. We aim to keep these relationships going, and add more to the list who match our drive of passion, creativity and purpose.
Structural Engineering Association of Northern California
American Society of Civil Engineers
East Bay Housing Organization
Commercial Real Estate for Women Silicon Valley
Goldman Sachs 10KSB
Women in Structural Engineering
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
National Minority Supplier Development Council
Cal Trans SBE
Alameda County SLEB Certify
Abode Services Home Builder Society
Mission Valley ROP
Cristo Rey De La Salle
The People Behind the Drive
At Element we strive to create a sense of belonging in our team, partners, clients and the communities we represent. From developing and empowering diverse talent to championing affordable housing and gender equality, we’re in it for the impact.