Risha Engineering Group company profile information.

Risha Engineering Group is a structural and civil engineering consulting firm dedicated to enhancing the quality of lives through better engineered buildings. By design, our buildings are safe, efficient and unique. Our clients demand solutions to achieve their mission. Our mission is to exceed their demands. 

Firm History

Janah A. Risha, S.E. founded Risha Engineering in January 1999, to provide proactive, simple, and flexible structural and civil engineering solutions to clients and communities. Risha Engineering provides structural and civil engineering services for diversified project types. The firm has established a distinguished record of client oriented service to a wide range of clients, including the private sector, state, local and federal agencies. Our principals have a reputation for dynamic problem solving, responsive design and strong cost and quality control. As such, the firm experiences a high rate of repeat clientele. Emphasis is placed on meeting client needs through quality design with technical efficiencies. 

Risha Engineering has a proven track record of reliable performance. Follow-up and follow through are practiced by each and every staff member. Projects are always delivered as promised and the staff provides a personal commitment to ensuring client satisfaction. 

Projects completed by Risha Engineering consist of hospitals, offices, restaurants, retail, industrial, institutional, entertainment and residential buildings. Several of the projects are high visibility such as the renovations of the old Los Angeles Federal Reserve building in downtown. Other high visibility projects include the Nabisco Building in downtown Los Angeles, a new six-story production office building at one of the Hollywood studio’s housing major movie and TV production companies, and a new wafer fabrication plant with an immediate occupancy level for seismic performance. 

The firm’s client roster includes City of Burbank, City of Lake Elsinore, City of Alhambra, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Los Angeles County, Paramount Pictures, CBS Studios, 20th Century Fox, NBC Universal, DreamWorks, Baxter Healthcare Products, Lucent Technologies, Patina/Pinot Restaurant Group, CIM Group, Ciba Chemicals, Gensler, Turner, Rudolph and Sletten, Studio 111, KCS West, HOK, Warner Bros. and many other well established organizations. 

This diversified list of corporate owners, architects, contractors and government agencies is an indication of the firm’s flexible experience, proven capabilities and positive reputation in the marketplace. 


  • Our firm specializes in providing efficient, flexible and cost effective structural and civil engineering solutions for diverse building projects.
  • Our projects deal with both new construction and the renovation or retrofit of structural elements. 
  • We provide services throughout California and Nevada.
  • Our Marketing services team has the experience and materials to help support your Public and Private project pursuits.   
  • We utilize the latest computer software including AutoCAD, Revit, SAP, SAFE, RC Section, Enercalc, PCA, RISA 2D/3D 


  • We have received numerous SEAOC Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards. 
  • We have a team of licensed engineers in the State of California and Nevada.
  • Risha Engineering Group is a certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) through the California Department of General Services. A copy of our active certification may be otained by Contacting Us