TRADITION & INNOVATION
EXCEEDING YOUR EXPECTATIONS
At Beyond Engineering, we understand that modern day engineering—building structures—isn’t enough. We welcome innovative methods of today, combined with the traditional ideas of the past, to ensure we are going beyond the expectations of our clients.
Whether it’s standard preventive measures or creative solutions; we focus on each project yet manage a timely turnaround.
We strongly believe in a team approach to provide high quality service.
In our distinctive approach to engineering, our engineers and other team members work together to share information and expertise.
Structural Consulting Services
Fire Damage Restoration
Earthquake Damage Restoration
New Custom Homes
As built Structural Plans
Residential Remodels and Additions
Commercial Tenant Improvements
T-24 Energy Calculations
Expert Witness Services
PADRA BAYANI-RAD, P.E.
Padra Bayani-Rad was raised in Southern California and became involved in the construction industry as a teen. His father was a licensed architect and general contractor, with whom he shares the passion and creativity for building design. Initially, he started as an architectural draftsman and worked in the field on residential & commercial projects. He soon found himself very interested in the field of structural engineering. This led him to intern for a successful structural engineer and study civil engineering.
In 2006, Padra started designing the structural drawings of residential and commercial buildings. Thereafter, he trained several engineers and worked closely on residential and commercial projects. He enjoys working closely with the architect or designer to provide a structural design to match the cost and application. He specializes in creative structural designs allowing architects to achieve the desired appearance.
Padra enjoys spending his free time with family and friends. He enjoys traveling, the sunny outdoors, and watching movies.
JERRY YATES, P.E.
Principal Architectural Designer
At the age of 13, Jimmy Barahona had an early start in construction as he helped his father build their family home & farm. He continued working with his father building other structures while he wasn’t in school. Through this experience, he gained a strong passion for designing structures. In 2005, Jimmy continued his experience and studied Architecture while working for several Structural Consulting firms in the South Bay. In addition to preparing construction documents, Jimmy also prepares Title 24 energy calculations. He enjoys ensuring that buildings are energy efficient and reducing the impact on the environment.
Jimmy enjoys spending his free time with his wife and daughter and making surf boards.
MIGUEL SOTO, P.E.
Miguel A. Soto was born and raised in Southern California. His interest in Structural Engineering stems from his leadership position in the student chapters of professional organizations and student design competitions. After completing his Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Miguel gained experience in the public and private sectors which further enhanced his experience. Miguel has worked on numerous structural projects that have provided clients with the most efficient and cost effective structural designs.
During his free time, Miguel enjoys traveling, snowboarding, skateboarding, and attending music concerts.
RICARDO CHAVEZ SIERRA
Front Office Manager
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