Frontenac Engineering

Josh Schmitz

S.E., P.E., Structural Engineer

Josh began practicing in 2007 as a structural engineer. He has experience working with local, regional, and national design standards and their respective governing authorities. His engineering experience includes analysis and design of structures for gravity, wind and earthquake loads. He also has experience with evaluating existing structures for support of new gravity loads, lateral loads and other alterations. Mr. Schmitz’s project experience has included work for hospitals, schools, municipalities, private developers, contractors, architects, and homeowners. He also has construction experience working as a field engineer. His construction experience includes building renovation and new construction, and bridge construction.

Mr. Schmitz’s capabilities include:

  • Project Management
  • Structural Analysis and Design for Gravity, Wind, Seismic & Soil Loading
  • Structural Assessment of Existing Structures
  • Design of Storm Shelters
  • Roof Analysis for Solar Panels & Roof Top Units
  • Structural Renovations
  • Steel Design – Hot Rolled and Cold Formed
  • Plain and Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Plain and Reinforced Masonry Design
  • Timber Design
  • QC/QA



  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Concrete Institute
  • Structural Engineers Association of Illinois


  • BS, Civil Engineering, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville – 2007
  • MS, Fall 2015