Design & Engineering
O.C. Engineering is a multi-disciplined firm with a dedicated group of experienced licensed professionals that offers services in planning, architecture, and structural engineering to private business owners, corporations, and developers.
Today O.C. Engineering has grown into a full service firm, producing millions of square feet of construction annually, focusing on industrial, commercial, and food processing buildings in Los Angeles, Vernon, Commerce, Industry, and other various cities throughout Southern California.
O.C. Engineering’s mission is to establish long-term relationships with our clients and to provide them with clear construction documents that balance exceptional design and quality, with cost effective engineering. Working closely with clients is O.C. Engineering’s primary focus and we feel that working as a team is of significant value when it comes to achieving the desired goal.
We are experts on industrial buildings and can provide the best solutions in terms of maximum building coverage, loading/unloading, modular column layouts for racking, and functional build to suit or spec buildings.
O.C. Engineering understands the building process, the buildings code, its implications and interpretation. We also have an excellent rapport with several building departments and other agencies. We know how important your building is for you and we strive to give you the best possible value applying our expertise on the following:
- Planning & Site Selection
- Max Building Coverage
- Fire Codes
- ADA Accessibility
- Rack Layout
- Food Processing
- High Pile Storage
- Current Codes & Regulations
- IBC, CBC, ASCE/SEI, LACBC
- Refrigerated Buildings
- Heath Department
Mike R. Oliaie is President of O.C. Engineering and Chief Project Engineer for C.E.G. Construction and has been involved in the building industry for over 30 years. Mike received his Bachelors of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering in 1982 from California State University of Los Angeles. Mr. Oliaie is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of California and is a member of the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California.
In 1982, Mr. Oliaie was employed by Coulson & Hoffman, Structural Engineers (formerly Ross Conners and Associates), which was one of the lead structural engineering and building design offices that specialized in tilt-up buildings in the 1960’s, 70’s, 80’s, and early 90’s. During his 11-year tenure, he concentrated on commercial and industrial buildings with a primary focus on the tilt-up buildings. Starting as a Junior Project Engineer, Mr. Oliaie worked his way up to Chief Project Engineer.
In 1993, Mr. Oliaie with a solid background in the building industry started MRO Engineering. In 1995, MRO Engineering teamed up with C.E.G. Construction and O.C. Engineering & Design was established.
Ignacio Crespo Freijo
Ignacio was born and raised in Mexico City. In 1996 he earned his bachelor’s degree in Architecture from prestigious Jesuit Ibero American University, followed by a diploma in Urban Design and Development.
After graduation he worked as an intern with Architect Joseph Brubeck in Ensenada, Mexico and was responsible for the translation, interpretation and code compliance for the Ensenada Cruis Port Village Mega Project designed by Bermello Ajamil.
In 1999 he obtained his Architectural license to practice in Baja California, Mexico and was soon hired as Project Architect for the new football stadium for CETYS University in Tijuana, after completion of the project, he accepted a Facilities Director position in the University where he was responsible for developing the Master Plan, landscaping, facilities management, and ongoing construction.
In 2002 he completed his master’s degree in Corporate Finance and started his own development company: Proyectos de Calidad; over the next 5 years the company completed the design build of 13 single family homes, one multiple family condo, and several commercial buildings focusing on contemporary design, and innovation in construction material and methodology.
In 2007 he decided to move to the United States and accept a position at O.C. Engineering and C.E.G. Construction. He is now responsible for architectural design and oversees the entitlement process, construction document preparation and coordination with all trades and agencies involved in the construction permit process. To date, he has collaborated on numerous projects in which his design quality and his ability to meet deadlines have given CEG a competitive edge.