Brickhouse Structural Engineering Ltd

is a structural engineering company with tens of thousands of projects worth of experience.  Our business and its predecessor – Grant Structural Engineering Ltd. has been working on projects and producing results since 1997.

Brickhouse Structural Engineering Ltd. is an Alberta corporation established in 2014; an amalgamation of Brickhouse Structural Engineering and Grant Structural Engineering. We are a structural engineering consulting firm operated by James Shortt, P. Eng and Michael Mitchell, C.E.T. Between the two of us we bring over 40 years of experience to the design table.

Brickhouse Structural Engineering Ltd. is registered to practice in Alberta by the Association of Professional Engineers, Geo scientists of Alberta and in Ontario by Professional Engineers Ontario. We carry standard Professional Liability Insurance.


Our Services


Preliminary Design

Detailed Design



Fully Detailed Drawings



Non Design Services

Peer Review

Site Review of Work by Others

Building Structural Reports

Contract Administration


Site Reviews

Site Instructions

Building Code Schedules

Shop Drawing Reviews

RFI Responses


Blackfoot Point 

A 135,000 square foot two storey concrete and steel building complex on a 194 stall concrete underground parkade.

Multi family

Lions Club 

A 92,000 square foot wood concrete and steel building.  A “Centron Cares” project.


Fort McMurray Golf Course New Clubhouse 

Fort McMurray, 2017

A 13,000 square foot building consisting of walkout basement with concrete main floor and detailed timber superstructure.


Evenstart Daycare

A 18,000 square foot wood, steel and concrete building.  A “Centron Cares” project.

Residential Care

Inclusio Calgary


Accessible Housing / Resolve Calgary.  A 45,000 square foot 4 storey concrete building.  A “Centron Cares” project.


Moose Hotel and Spa

Banff 2015

A 190 unit hotel and restaurant with underground parkade. Reinforced concrete and wood
framed construction.

Mixed Use

Marda Loop

Calgary 2009

A 6 level mid-rise commercial and residential building totaling 120,000 square feet of developed area with 3 levels of underground parking. Reinforced concrete construction.


Merritt Fire Hall Addition

Merritt, British Columbia

A 15,000 square foot building addition to the truck storage and two storey office. Concrete foundations with wood superstructure.