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VINCE DE VITA, S.E.

EDUCATION

California State University, Northridge
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

California State University, Long Beach
Master of Science in Structural Engineering

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES

Structural & Civil Engineer in: California, Washington

Structural Engineer in: Nevada, Arizona

Professional Engineer in: Colorado

 
 

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VINCE DE VITA, S.E.

Mr. De Vita has been providing structural engineering solutions to building owners, contractors, insurance companies, and attorneys for over 25 years. He specializes in the assessment, analysis, repair, and retrofit of existing buildings.

He has performed forensic structural engineering assessments to determine the cause and extent of structural damage and provided repair solutions for a variety of buildings including single and multifamily residential structures, parking structures, and commercial buildings. In addition, Mr. De Vita acts as a structural engineering expert witness to evaluate construction issues and insurance damage claims.

Mr. De Vita has extensive experience with structural foundation and retaining wall repairs for issues such as landslides, slope creep, settlement, and expansive soils. In particular, he has designed structural slope stabilization systems using concrete caisson and grade beams with post-tension tie-backs to stabilize landslides. His seismic analysis and design experience includes developing seismic retrofit designs and conducting seismic risk assessments to help building owners evaluate and reduce risks from building and business interruption losses.