Structural Engineering Inspections and Design
Chimney Sweeps geotechnical and structural engineering inspection and designs are a perfect fit to offer advice to everyday homeowners.
A Step in Time in Virginia Beach, VA was founded by Ray Gessner, who is a licensed professional engineer. He graduated from Virginia Tech – 1991 in civil engineering with a focus on structural engineering. Later, he worked at various structural and geotechnical (soils) engineering firms.
In 1998, he received his master’s degree in civil engineering from Old Dominion University with a geotechnical and structural emphasis. Later that year, he successfully sat for and passed the Virginia professional engineering exam and is a Virginia licensed professional engineer. Ray has also sat for and passed the Class A contractor’s license exam. Every day, A Step in Time chimney sweep technicians in Virginia Beach, VA visit homes and encounter a wide range of problems. All homes are built on soil and experience a variety of settlement issues which include: leaning chimneys, damaged foundations, termite infestation, and water deterioration. Ray’s dual major in geotechnical (soils) and structural engineering is a perfect fit to offer advice to everyday homeowners.