Deidra Bernal, PE, SE

Structural Engineer

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Office: 805.225.3368

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Deidra is a California licensed Civil and Structural Engineer as well as a LEED accredited professional. She holds a BS in Architectural Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, as well as an MS in Civil Engineering from San Diego State University with emphases in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering.

Deidra’s career began at an A & E firm where she learned the importance of interdisciplinary coordination. Her experience encompasses commercial, education, municipal, public utility and industrial sectors. As a California Central Valley resident, she has collaboratively engineered numerous industrial plants for various goods. She works with all construction materials including wood, masonry, steel and cast in place as well as precast concrete. In addition to new construction, Deidra has a background in University of California facilities work, ADA and commercial tenant improvements, forensic projects, equipment/sprinkler/fall protection/rack anchorage, data centers and access floors.

Outside of the office, Deidra prioritizes volunteering and participating in various professional organizations. She is a former founding board member of the USGBC Central California Chapter as well as an ACEC Sequoia Chapter past president.

In her free time, Deidra enjoys watching Hallmark Christmas movies, crafting, working on her house with her husband, supporting her two daughters in their competitive dance competitions, participating in her community choir, and taking family trips to Disneyland.