Sep 9, 2019

“Which version of the steel manual did you learn on?” On its face, that’s a simple question. But last week, when I asked Providence’s 50+ structural engineers, I got more than just simple answers. …

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why should you partner

Jun 3, 2019

As published in the Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal. As with any building type, the design and construction of a distribution center requires a myriad of design professionals and contractors. From site design, through architectural, …

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job needs

Jul 25, 2018

As technology improves, the number of tools in our belt increases. Metal tape measures and plumb bobs now sit beside laser scanners and infrared thermometers. As structural engineers, these new tools often improve our …

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Facility Manager

May 7, 2018

Your buildings may be your biggest asset, but as every Facility Manager knows, there’s also a long list of tools, equipment, systems and even vehicles that are critical to the smooth, daily operation of …

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how to prevent snow overload

Nov 17, 2017

“How much snow can my building support? How can I tell if my building is being overloaded by snow? Do I need to remove snow from my roof?” If you own or maintain a …

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Aug 28, 2017

​Horst Construction recently interviewed David Bernhardt for their featured partner series. To read the full article, please click here…

Providence Leadership team

Apr 26, 2017

We are excited to share that as of April 2017, Providence is celebrating 25 years of valued relationships and rewarding projects. Looking back on our journey we’re thankful for a consistent track record of …

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Providence Founders

April 1992 Dan Fichtner starts Providence Engineering Corporation in his basement in the southern end of Lancaster County with the help of Jeff Schnupp, Kendra Lappa and Dana Ziegler. Fast Forward…. April 2017 Dan …

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Providence Team

A note from our President, David Bernhardt: Not only do I consider it a great privilege to have Lou Geschwindner as a part of the Providence team, I am also overcome with joy when …

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American Institute of Steel Construction

Providence’s own Lou Geschwindner recently had the opportunity to provide insight into the latest American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) specification in Modern Steel Construction Magazine, the nation’s only magazine dedicated exclusively to the design, …

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Benchmark partnership

Mar 2, 2017

​Providence has partnered with Benchmark construction and Deborah Berke Partners to design and construct the new High Street Residence Hall for Dickinson College. The approximately 40,000 SF residence hall was designed to enhance the …

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