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Southern Steel Engineers

Southern Steel Engineers, LLC was founded in 2017 by Tyler Sease in Lexington, SC with a desire to create a specialized structural engineering firm focused on steel design and construction.  The firm was established to provide our clients with superb service and efficient structural designs to make their projects a success.  Our firm is passionate about the structural steel industry and has focused our services around steel building design, steel connection design, steel stairs, shop drawing reviews and more.  

Our team is well versed in structural steel design, fabrication, detailing, costs and estimating, and erection and has many years of experience working in the steel industry.  With our experience, knowledge and reliability, we are uniquely positioned to help make our client's projects successful.   

Our mission is to help our clients succeed by delivering steel solutions, efficient and economical designs, and dependable schedules.

Structural Engineers Who Specialize in Steel Design and Construction

Why Choose SSE?


By specializing in structural steel, we are able to become masters of our craft and provide engineering and consulting to make your project a success.


We understand your desire for timely information and drawings.  Our team is dependable and will do everything possible to meet your schedule.


Our designs for steel structures, connections and stairs are economical and practical.  We provide value to projects by keeping the fabricators and erectors in mind. 



Our principal engineers have over 23 years of experience working directly for major fabricators.  Experience includes numerous large and complex projects across the U.S. 


Licenses include PE (Professional Engineer), SE (Structural Engineer) and CWI (Certified Welding Inspector).  We are licensed in 22 states including the entire Southeast.


We strive to build meaningful relationships with our clients that are built on trust.  Our word means something, and we do everything in our power to hold up our end of the bargain.

Clients We Serve


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SSE Registered States

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington, D.C.
  • West Virginia

Several other states are currently pending registration.  Our principal engineer has an NCEES Record and can get licensed quickly in additional states if required for your project.