In-House Engineering

Professional engineers and professional shoring solutions from United Rentals

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When you need help planning and organizing your jobs, you can count on our experienced, registered Professional Engineers to help you design and implement the right trench safety solution.

Largest fleet, expert staff

United Rentals has the largest fleet of excavation shoring equipment in North America, as well as an expert staff to assist clients in determining the right shoring solutions for their projects.

Each member of the United Rentals Trench Safety Engineering Team is responsible for developing, designing and implementing site-specific shoring, shielding and other structural support systems for heavy construction trench and excavation projects nationwide. Engineers evaluate the site conditions and design safe, effective and structurally sound shoring systems that promote jobsite efficiency and practicality in the field.

Our engineers ensure that acceptable risk tolerances are maintained so that all systems comply with applicable engineering design standards and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.

  • One stop shop for training, shoring design, equipment, expertise
  • Registered in 48 states
  • Turn around time on a stamped plan, once approved, is a minimal 3 business days
  • Engineers also design dewatering systems for the Pump Solutions Region
  • Highly experienced team assists with writing the codes for the shoring industry

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