About us

VSP Engineering is a unique consulting firm that specializes in Forensic Engineering encompassing several engineering disciplines. We also provide your typical engineering services to meet our clients needs. VSP Engineering started business in 2005 and has built up a unique client base with work still coming in from word of mouth and this website. VSP can provide task specific services or be a part of a project team working with others from start to finish. Our licensed and experienced engineering staff have over forty (40) plus years of consulting engineering background and 14 years working in industry. VSP is currently licensed in nineteen (19) states throughout the country. We take pride in providing professional services for all clients large or small.


Opportunity to take over client list and jobs from Jack Palmer, PE seeking retirement; or if interested, partnering with Randy Van Winkle and be a part of VSP Engineering. You need to be a licensed PE in Iowa who can work closely with MEP contractors on design/build projects. These are smaller commercial projects (tenant build-outs, small buildings) consisting of one to three plan sheets only. Jobs are mostly in Eastern Iowa concentrated in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area. Your clients are mostly contractors working on small design/build projects that require and engineer certification. Being a good golfer a plus. Call to discuss with Jack Palmer at 319-625-6036. Overlap will depend on level of experience. Must have a PE.

Engineering Services


Forensic engineering investigation on a wide range of damage and systems. Roofs, structural, foundations, industrial processes and equipment, agricultural equipment and buildings, furnaces, boilers, water damage, with follow up analysis and reports. Expert witness services are also available.

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Structural Engineering

The VSP Engineering has over forty (40) years of structural design experience.

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Structural Inspection & Analysis

VSP Engineering specializes in forensic engineering with emphasis in structural inspection and evaluation.

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Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) Engineering

Plan review, CAD plan preparation, design, and engineering as required by mechanical, electrical, and plumbing contractors for design/build projects. Code review and consulting with code officials and more...

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