Services by Ratsch Engineering Company, Ltd.

Building Project Services

  • Meet with Owners/Boards, individuals
  • Evaluate client needs and translate into physical building needs
  • Prepare preliminary plans and project budgets
  • Provide working drawings for all aspects of a building project including general construction, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and other systems.
  • Prepare and submit applications for state and local permits
  • Conduct a bid process to obtain construction cost bids
  • Prepare contracts between the owner and the contractor
  • Observe the construction project and chart its progress
  • Clarify questions that arise during construction
  • Conduct construction progress meetings of the parties involved and document the proceedings and decisions
  • Certify contractor pay authorizations
  • Authorize contract change orders
  • Provide punch list of items to be finished or corrected
  • Certify satisfactory project completion

Work with Building Contractors

  • Research and answer code questions
  • Determine size and capacity of buildings elements as needed
  • Prepare and submit building plans for state approval


  • Large format copies of existing documents in small quantities
  • Feasibility studies
  • Evaluate existing facilities