Structural Engineers

Darrel has owned and operated HCG Associates since 1979. He's a registered Civil Engineer & Structural Engineer in the State of California and also holds a Building Contractor license in the State.


Born in Oklahoma but raised in California, he completed his B.S. Civil Engineering at California State University, Long Beach and then went on the complete his MBA at University of California, Berkeley. Go Bears!


Notable experience includes Fluor Corporation, Bechtel Corporation, Bell Operations Corporation prior to starting HCG. Some work has been overseas which has brought experience building telecommunications infrastructure, defense facilities, petrochemical/refinery and power transmission infrastructure.


Here in the Bay Area, Darrel and HCG have served hundreds of clients ranging from residential to technology, manufacturing, education and transportation facilities.


He particularly enjoys working on residential structural design, soft-story retrofit, seismic evaluations and homes in need of seismic retrofit throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

Darrel Harris S.E. Structural Engineer