The PINTO Advantage

PINTO’s 30 years of experience and the expertise of our team combined with our state-of-the-art technology and highly personalized services enable us to provide our clients with innovative and cost effective solutions that set us apart from the competition.

30 Years of Experience Open

For nearly 30 years, PINTO has been serving the engineering needs of Nova Scotia, Canada, and beyond.  We dedicate ourselves to meeting the needs of our clients in structural & civil design, project management, mediation & arbitration, and forensic investigation.  PINTO has contributed to nearly 2,500  projects since being established in 1987 including commercial and residential high-rises, bridges, office buildings, industrial facilities, retail centres, hotels, recreational facilities, warehouses, medical facilities, factories, heritage restoration, renovation & retro-fit, wharfs, and more.

State-of-the-Art Technology Open

PINTO continues to be an industry leader by incorporating the newest, state-of-the-art techniques in our approach. Our current application of technology utilizes many FEM (Finite Element Modelling) software packages such as ETABS, SAFE, RAM, and RISA. These sophisticated packages are used for integrated design, drafting, and fabrication of tall skyscrapers, long span bridges, and Industrial structures as well as optimizing design solutions. Autodesk's Revit Structure, which is a Building Information Modelling (BIM) software package that is dramatically changing the way projects are realized in the industry, is used on all projects at PINTO.

BIM allows our designers to not only to produce conventional drawings such as 2D plans, but complete 3D models that are actually live views of the virtual building. This enables us to better collaborate with architects, owners, engineers, and construction professionals, thus resulting in optimized designs with fewer errors and less waste, which in turn results in decreased costs for our clients and increased client satisfaction.

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Dedication to Clients Open

Highly personalized services and detailed attention to our client's needs are hallmarks of PINTO Engineering. Our dedication to providing highly personalized attention to our clients is supported by our excellent staff of design engineers & technologists, CAD technicians, and administrators whose combined talents and experience give us the necessary expertise in every facet of structural consulting services.  The personal involvement of our principal in every project that comes into our office, from preliminary concept to final field observations, ensures that projects are delivered on schedule and within budget.

We are proud of our achievements in servicing our clients and are always looking for client feedback and new ways of improving our level of service, which is now enshrined as a core value in our ISO 9001 Quality Management System.

Commitment to Quality Open

PINTO is committed to providing our valued clients with the highest quality products and services and our goal on each and every project is always complete customer satisfaction. Our committment to quality includes the development of our staff in their professional careers, which ultimately provides a better experience for our clients. To show our committment to these core values, we are well on our way to becoming an ISO 9001 registered company. Watch for updates in early 2016.

Continuous Education and Learning Open

PINTO is committed to the continuing education and professional development of our employees. Members of our organization are encouraged to attend educational seminars and courses to continuously improve their level of expertise, which assures our clients that we are making every effort to maximize value on their projects. This committment is enshrined as one of the core values within our ISO 9001 Quality Management System.

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