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Joseph Steinbicker, PE, SE, FTCA

Steinbicker & Co., LLC

An accomplished professional in the structural engineering and construction industry, Mr. Steinbicker has provided structural engineering services for clients in the private and public sectors for over 40 years. Specializing in the design of structural steel, plant cast precast and tilt-up concrete building systems, he has been responsible for the design of more than 400 tilt-up buildings encompassing over 30,000,000 square feet throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. He was actively involved in the early development and design of multi-story tilt-up buildings, incorporating both the full height and stacked panel concepts. He was also responsible for the development of a hybrid concrete parking garage system incorporating load bearing tilt-up concrete panels, site cast precast concrete columns and site cast precast/prestressed concrete beams built compositely with a cast-in-place concrete deck.

Mr. Steinbicker is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Concrete Institute, the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute and the American Institute of Steel Construction. He is a charter member and past chairman of ACI Committee 551, Tilt-Up Concrete Construction and was a charter member of ACI Committee C650, Tilt-Up Constructor Certification. He is a founding and sustaining member of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) and past member of their Board of Directors.

Mr. Steinbicker recently co-authored the book, Engineering Tilt-Up, published by the TCA. He has also authored or co-authored the following articles: “Minimizing Risks When Lifting and Bracing Today’s Tilt-Up Structures,” Concrete Construction magazine, January 2005; “Tilt-Up Building Seismic Design – Precast or Cast-in Place,” Structure magazine, January 2008; “Multi-Story Tilt-Up Buildings – A Design Approach”, Structure magazine, July 2008; “Crack Control Measures for Tilt-Up Concrete Panels”, Structure magazine, January 2015 and “Tilt-Up and BIM – The Value Proposition”, Structure magazine, January 2016. He has been a featured speaker at numerous industry events including the TCA annual conventions, ACI conventions and regional seminars on structural engineering and tilt-up engineering and design. Mr. Steinbicker received the David L. Kelly Distinguished Engineer Award for 2013. This award was created by the TCA to recognize members of the Tilt-Up industry who are committed to pursuing engineering excellence and advancing the industry.
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Peter Courtois Memorial Award

The Peter Courtois Memorial Award is the Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s highest honor and is presented to recipients whose career-long dedication to the greater good of the tilt-up industry is recognized by their peers.



The award honors Peter Courtois, the first president of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association. Learn more >

David L. Kelly Distinguished Engineer Award

The David L. Kelly Distinguished Engineer Award recognizes those individuals or firms whose commitment to engineering excellence has allowed for industry advancement and achievement.



The award honors the career-long commitment of Dave Kelly to the constant evolution of engineering solutions for the tilt-up industry. Learn more >

Robert Aiken Memorial Award

The Robert Aiken Memorial Award recognizes the spirit of innovation contributed by an individual or company. The visionary commitment by this person(s) helps move the industry forward, resolve conflicts and challenges, and open new doors for the tilt-up industry.



The award honors the achievements of Robert Aiken, one of the founding fathers of site-cast tilt-up construction. Learn more >

Upcoming Talks

Past Talks

Partially Composite Insulated Walls Study - What do the Findings Mean for Me?
Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2021 - St. Louis - September 18, 2021

Structural Integrity Provisions for Tilt-Up Construction
Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2019 - Atlanta - September 28, 2019

A New Stance in Wind Bracing
Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2016 - Denver - October 11, 2016