About Us

For the past 40 years, the team at OKAMOTO Structural Engineering (OSE) has established itself as one of the leading advisers to architects, contractors, and developers in the United States. We are an engineering firm that works nationwide (currently licensed in 24 states and growing). What sets OSE apart from other firms is our focus on technology-based solutions to produce timely, quality solutions to your structural engineering solutions.

OSE has experience working on institutional, residential, commercial, and government projects, with areas of expertise in warehouses, theaters, tactical, parking structures, dormitories, post offices, facilities for vehicles, loading docks, office buildings, shopping complexes, churches, and gyms.

Ken Okamoto & Associates, Inc. (dba OKAMOTO Structural Engineering) was founded in 1979 by Ken Okamoto. Current President & CEO John Cruikshank also serves these roles for their sister company, JMC2 Civil Engineering + Surveying. Having worked in the field of engineering for 30 years, John is a member of CMAA, ICSC, Lambda Alpha Institute and previous President of the Harbor Association of Industry and Commerce. The University of Southern California’s School of Civil Engineering awarded him Alumni of the Year in 2017 the same year he was named him a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and elected to the City of Rancho Palos Verdes City Council.