What We Do

What We Do – Overview

As an established and highly successful structural and civil engineering consulting firm we undertake projects large and small for a wide variety of clients based in Australia and overseas.

We principally work with property developers, builders, architects, fabricators, major national companies, schools and Government bodies helping to deliver successful projects by providing economical design work and high quality, detailed and clear documentation which saves our clients time and money during construction.

To see some of the clients we regularly work with Click Here.

Based in Melbourne and with a long track record of delivering more than 15,000 projects over the past 30 years, we are well known and respected in the industry for the quality of our work and our ability to save clients money and deliver projects on schedule.

To learn more about our history and the Klopfer Dodos team Click Here.

This page provides more details of the range of services we offer and some of the areas in which we specialise.

If you’d like to discuss a project you currently have underway or a new project you have coming up, please Contact Us for an initial and confidential chat.

Our Services

We offer a complete range of structural and civil engineering consulting services including the following:

  • Structural Engineering

All structural aspects of a project including but not limited to:

– Structural steel, concrete, timber and masonry
– Footing and slab, retaining walls, bored piers
– Multi-storey design
– Precast panel design

  • Civil Engineering

Key civil aspects of a project including:

– Drainage and stormwater design
– Water-sensitive urban design
– On-site stormwater detention
– Pavement, car park and road design
– Cut and fill balances

This work involves the following key activities for our clients:

– Complete engineering computations and drawings
– Answering RFI’s related to our designs and drawings
– Checking of steel or concrete shop drawings
– Attending design co-ordination meetings
– Attending site inspections to assess if a building has been constructed in accordance with our design work.

Areas Of Expertise

With over 30 years’ experience we have developed extensive expertise in all areas of structural design, documentation and project delivery.

In particular, we specialise in the following types of project:

1) Major Industrial Projects
Such as warehouses, factory developments and distribution centres, with a proven track record in paper industry projects for large clients including Visy and Amcor.

2) Commercial Projects
With a proven track record in office developments, multi-storey car parks, supermarkets and shopping centre design.

3) Educational Projects
Such as school extensions and sports halls.

4) Residential Projects
Such as dual occupancy developments and multi-storey apartment complexes.

5) Sporting Projects
Such as multi-purpose stadiums.

6) Medical Centres and Hospitals

Learn more about the types of Projects we deliver for our clients.