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Steven K. Kessinger, P.E., S.E.

Senior Structural Engineer







B.S. and M.S. Degrees in Civil Engineering from Purdue University


Registered Professional Engineer in: Indiana, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin

Registered Structural Engineer in: Arizona, Illinois, Nebraska, and Utah



Professional Engineering Career: 

1980-1986                     Research Engineer at Exxon Production Research in Houston, Texas

1987-1994                     Project Manager at Fink Roberts and Petrie in Indianapolis, Indiana

1994-Present             President; Senior Structural Engineer; Principal at Silver Creek Engineering, Inc.

Over 40 years in structural engineering


Engineering Experience: 

New building design and modifications to existing structures

Structural evaluations and remediation of damaged structures

Historic preservation and restoration

Structural investigation

Expert witness

Industrial projects including pipe arbors, containment structures, equipment foundations, crane systems, equipment platforms, and access systems

Design and development of exploration and production systems for offshore and arctic oil operations

Expertise in steel, concrete and wood structural systems


Representative Architectural Projects:

Educational facilities including:

  • South Knox High School Gymnasium

  • South Spencer High School Addition

  • St. Richard’s School Addition

Religious facilities including: 

  • East 91st St. Christian Church Addition

  • St. Francis-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church Addition

  • Advent Evangelical Lutheran Church Addition

  • Bethany Baptist Church

Crestwood Village East Addition

Indianapolis Hard Rock Café

Paul Harris Flagship Store

West Baden Springs Hotel

French Lick Springs Hotel

Jesse Hunt House

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