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Since 1967, businesses have come to depend on T.R. Arnold for our expertise, quality, and client service. We work with a wide range of industries to bring unfaltering excellence to the security and safety of our clients and what matters most to them. Our blog is just one of the many ways our agency can be a resource to you.

How to Become a Structural Engineer

How to Become a Structural Engineer

Do you want to design and oversee the construction of buildings? If so, a career as a structural engineer may be for you. Entering this field requires dedication and hard work, but the rewards are worth it. If you're interested in this career, read about what...

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How to Obtain a License to Build Modular Construction

How to Obtain a License to Build Modular Construction

Obtaining a modular construction permit can be a hassle and frustrating, not to mention getting a permit for a building method. Even though modular construction differs from traditional construction, you must go through the conventional permit process. Furthermore,...

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The Value of ESOPs in Engineering Firms

The Value of ESOPs in Engineering Firms

Engineering firms make up a sizable portion of organizations that have opted for the employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) structure. According to the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO), 17 out of the 100 biggest employee-owned companies were A&E...

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New York City Engineering Inspections

New York City Engineering Inspections

TRA's Quality Assurance Services As an approved quality assurance agency, TRA can help you get the fabricator certification and start working on your premises. TRA will offer qualified New York engineers to help with quality control, saving you from hiring other...

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Washington Engineer Plan Review & Approval

Washington Engineer Plan Review & Approval

Who Is TRA?  TRA is a team of professionals operating globally in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim to help develop construction projects in understaffed or underqualified areas.  Why Should You Use TRA? Plan Reviews are needed to receive a CDR or a...

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Structural Engineer vs Architect

Structural Engineer vs Architect

Whether you’re building your dream home, brand-new startup, or mancave, there are aspects to remember when deciding to hire a structural engineer vs. architect for your future projects.

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Timber Frame Engineering

Timber Frame Engineering

Timber engineering will assist in creating the exact specifications and design you want, all while being code-compliant and maintaining your structure’s longevity.

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About T.R. Arnold & Associates, Inc.

TRA provides services to the Manufactured Shelter/Housing Industry since 1967. Our services comprise of engineering approval, drafting, DAPIA, IPIA, third party modular plan review and inspection services.

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