Full Service, Multi-Disciplined Engineering

Since its inception, ISC has employed highly skilled, inventive engineers who have accumulated decades of combined experience in the construction industry. Beginning with a single electrical engineer in 1989, our growing team now works on projects across the spectrum of disciplines. Our associates specialize in unique solutions that leverage cutting edge trends that are field proven and always construction minded.

Each Engineering associate takes extreme ownership in their work. They have a personal interest in the success of each job. From mobilization to completion, these trailblazers won’t sit around and wait for solutions, they will envision and create what’s needed. You’ll be hard-pressed to find another group that’s more competitive, collaborative, or thorough.

Engineering and Consulting Services

Our talented, experienced team of engineers, designers, and support staff are ready to perform in many disciplines

Process/Chemical Engineering

Our seasoned engineers work collaboratively to analyze each project and produce efficient, cost-effective solutions. From conceptual development, they are involved in every phase of the project. Our Process and Chemical Engineers are committed to doing the research, making precise calculations, and ensuring the final product is not only effective, but functional.

Process and Chemical Engineering Services

Conceptual Development

  • Competitive intelligence
  • Permit investigations
  • Block flow diagrams
  • Economic evaluations
  • Technical calculations

Preliminary Design Package

  • Process flow diagrams (PFDs)
  • Equipment list
  • Material & energy balances
  • Piping & instrumentation drawings
  • Equipment & pipe sizing
  • Pressure safety valve (PSV) sizing
  • Permit support calculations
  • Preliminary PHA

Detailed Design Package

  • Process Engineering
  • Equipment specifications
  • Detailed design PHA

Start-up, Operations, and Modifications

  • Procedures
  • Training
  • Troubleshooting
  • Revalidation PHA
  • Revalidation PSV Sizing

Process Safety

If there’s one thing ISC values, it’s safety, and in this area we provide experienced leadership, considered preparation, and attention to detail. Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) studies are vital to understanding and managing hazards at the job site. Effective PHAs enable informed decisions for improving process safety – this preserves lives, assets, and the environment. Whether it’s determining your regulatory obligation, orienting your teams, or recommending resolutions, ISC Engineering is ready to make your project a safe environment for all.

Our dedicated service extends to PHAs big and small, including:

  • Initial PHA
  • Revalidation PHA
  • Clean-sheet PHA
  • Management of change (MOC) PHA/Request for Change (RFC) PHA
  • Capital project PHA (small, large, greenfield)
  • Front-end loading (FEL) PHA
  • Detailed design PHA
  • Pre-startup safety review (PSSR) PHA

Pre-PHA Services

  • Determining your regulatory obligation
  • Preparing process safety information (PSI)
  • Selecting PHA methodology
  • Drafting a PHA team charter
  • Identifying PHA study nodes and PHA boundaries on P&IDs
  • Setting up PHA software

During the PHA

  • Team member orientation
  • Experienced PHA facilitation
  • PHA scribing
  • Consequence analysis (Dispersion Modeling for fire, explosion, and toxic exposure)
  • PHA leader mentoring

After the PHA

  • PHA report
  • PHA recommendation resolution

Civil Engineering

Civil Design is one of ISC Engineering’s most comprehensive offerings. With a forte in designing underground piping systems, site development, drainage systems, area paving, and the like, ISC’s team of engineers and designers have the expertise and experience to make your next civil project a success. Coupled with quality design, our team routinely follows projects through construction ensuring the final product meets our client’s expectations.

Civil Engineering Services

  • Site development & plans
  • Stormwater management & underground pipe design
  • Railroad layout
  • Retaining walls
  • Erosion & sediment control
  • Drainage studies & improvements
  • Area paving design
  • Construction support

Structural Engineering

Safe, functional, and economical designs are what ISC Engineering is committed to providing for every client. Regardless of size or scope, our engineers and designers will leverage our longstanding construction experience to provide you with the highest quality and most cost-effective services. From new unit design to structural rehabilitations, connect with us for your next structural project.

Structural Engineering Services

  • Forensic structural evaluations
  • Structural rehabilitation
  • Pipe rack and cable tray support
  • Cable tray and wire pull supports
  • Lifting analysis & plan assistance
  • Monorail and trolley beam design
  • Rail and truck loading racks
  • Modular design
  • Dynamic analysis of steel and concrete structures
  • Concrete structures & slabs
  • Industrial steel structures and buildings
  • Finite element analysis
  • Specialized structural connection design
  • Shallow and deep foundation design

Piping Design

Quality piping design is achieved where industry knowledge and experience are fused with your company, site, and process requirements. With years of design experience across many clients, our team of piping designers and engineers are devoted to understanding your exact needs. We will work with you every step of the way to ensure that the piping system is not only economical and functional, but safe and operator friendly.

Piping Design Services

  • 3D modeling
  • Isometric generation from 3D model
  • As-built models and drawings
  • Utility and process piping systems
  • Ventilating and exhaust systems
  • Field services and surveys
  • Construction and demolition drawings
  • Tie-point packages
  • Develop piping specifications
  • Process flow diagram and P&ID Support
  • On-site construction support

Mechanical Engineering

ISC’s mechanical engineers combine technical and practical experience with industry standards and ASME code knowledge, while always keeping safety, conformance, and constructability at the pinnacle of every project. This combination, with an attention to detail, ensures that the client’s needs are not only met but exceeded. From field studies to static and dynamic stress analysis, ISC’s mechanical team stands ready and equipped to take on your next challenge.

Mechanical Engineering Services

  • 3D modeling
  • Modular system designs – pipe bridges, pipe racks, pipeline equipment
  • Pipe stress analysis
  • Nozzle stress and calculations
  • Fixed equipment
  • Rotating and reciprocating equipment
  • Equipment arrangements
  • Hydraulic studies
  • Duct system design
  • Venting and exhaust system design
  • Heat transfer modeling
  • Spring can and expansion joint design
  • Stormwater and oil/water separator systems
  • Piggable piping systems
  • Tank farm design
  • Facility cost estimates
  • Facility review/as-built drawings
  • Field code compliance surveys
  • Air system leak detection study
  • Bid and work scope development
  • Technical and construction bid reviews
  • Vendor drawing review
  • Conceptual design and FEED packages
  • On-site construction support

Instrumentation and Controls

Our instrumentation and controls team has a comprehensive background in industrial process automation from Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and Distributed Control Systems (DCS). Our forte is designing seamless instrumentation systems that will meet our clients’ expectations regardless of the project size.

Instrumentation and Controls Services

  • Upgrade existing DCS and PLC systems
  • Upgrade existing SIS systems and verify fail safe design of new safety systems
  • Design instrumentation and electrical infrastructure based on Process Hazzard Analysis
  • Control panel layouts
  • Instrumentation loop diagrams
  • Intools database entry
  • Specifying instrumentation
  • Control room layouts
  • Instrumentation loops
  • PLC and DCS configuration
  • Logic and ladder diagrams
  • Motor elementaries
  • Cost estimating
  • Complete construction bid and design packages
  • Engineering, procurement, and design
  • As-built drawings

Electrical Engineering

ISC electrical engineers and designers are committed to providing our clients with a cost-effective, robust solution for electrical designs. Tailored with our construction experience, our engineers provide rare expertise regarding electrical upgrades, motor controls, arc flash studies, switchgear design, and electrical building layouts. Connect with us to make your next project a success.

Electrical Engineering Services

  • Field survey of existing systems and recommended improvements
  • Electrical Engineering packages for construction bids & design
  • Motor control centers
  • Motor control layouts
  • Substation design
  • Motor schematics
  • One-lines
  • Indoor/outdoor lighting systems
  • Arc flash studies and mitigation
  • Relay coordination study
  • Electrical building layouts
  • Switchgear design
  • Power panel design
  • Electrical design for classified areas
  • Engineering, procurement, and design
  • Temporary power design
  • As-built drawings

3D Scanning and Surveying

As an early adopter of 3D data collection techniques, ISC Engineering has cultivated years of advanced laser measurement experience. As the basis of every project and design, the accurate depiction of existing site conditions cannot be understated. Due to this importance, ISC Engineering owns and operates all its own equipment and technology, this leads to reduced schedules, better data quality, and more seamless projects which equates to higher quality and less cost to our clients. No matter where in the world your project resides, ISC can handle any of your 3D scanning needs, so contact us today.


  • Improved accuracy and flexibility in design
  • Rapid data collection
  • Enhanced coordination and communication during design
  • 3D model integration
  • Reduction in field rework

3D Modeling and Surveying Services

  • Existing plant 3D model creation
  • Digital twin model creation
  • As-built scanning and modeling of existing equipment
  • Construction support
  • Field change verification
  • Slab levelness
  • Critical equipment location and layout
  • Anchor bolt layouts
  • Equipment transportation route survey, modeling, and animation
  • Topographic surveys
  • Drainage study surveys
  • Tank deformation analysis
  • On-site shop fabrication verification
  • Global execution with all ISC owned and operated equipment