Prysmian Group, Brayton Point, Submarine Cable Manufacturing Facility
South Carolina Ports Authority - Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. Terminal
Stokes Honda North
Charleston Visitor's Center



LOC is a full-service engineering firm focused on delivering creative, cost effective, and sustainable engineering solutions to our Clients.  Our expertise includes: Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, Security, and Forensic Engineering.


Our managers serve as an extension of our Client’s staff, defining and protecting their interests.  We work with Clients from the development of design through commissioning to ensure project/program scope, schedule, and budget goals are met.


As a value-focused and Client-oriented consulting firm, our success is evidenced by the repeat business of our Clients.  LOC provides consulting services extend beyond traditional design services to assist our Clients with project development, operation and maintenance.


LOC is well qualified to provide Arc Flash Hazards Analyses.  We have extensive experience working in industrial facilities, chemical plants, commercial sites and hospitals. Our professionals are highly trained in the use of arc flash calculation programs, NFPA 70E requirements and OSHA regulations regarding safety in the workplace.


Live Oak Consultants offers specialized in-depth Security Consulting and Design experience on projects ranging from Hospitals, to Schools & Universities, Houses of Worship, High Net-Worth Estates, Nationally Significant Historic Structures, Public Facilities, Critical Heavy Infrastructure, Nuclear Power Stations, U.S./Mexico Border, Maritime Facilities, National Landmarks, Critical Government Installations, Military Bases and Facilities worldwide.


Our forensic engineering services utilize the knowledge, skills, and experience of our professionals honed over time and countless projects.  We apply sound engineering principles to the examination and investigation of materials, products, structures or components that have failed or did not operate as intended; ultimately providing testimony of our findings before a court of law.

  • From our first introduction, they have been highly professional, team-oriented and mission-focused....their design approach and professional recommendations have proved invaluable.

    James M. Brewer Vice President, Choate Construction
  • Our collaborative projects have all received high marks for client satisfaction and project performance... We value our relationship with Live Oak Consultants.

    James B. Broyles Principal, Design South Professionals, Inc.
  • Live Oak's products and services demonstrate a keen sense of customer satisfaction, responsiveness and support.  Their staff and associates reflect a commitment to quality, professionalism and deliverables.

    J.S. Owings Project Sponsor, Duke Energy
  • Live Oak Consultants stood out as an elite team among the many companies offering services to the SCPA.... they were instrumental in the success...of several high level security projects.

    Lorinda M. Rinaldi Chief of Police (Retired), South Carolina Ports Authority
  • LOC has repeatedly demonstrated that they care about Water Mission and are eager to support our work to provide access to safe water and sanitation to the poorest of the poor in some of the most remote places in the world.

    George C. Greene III, PE PhD Co-Founder and CEO, Water Mission
  • Your generosity in providing [MPE design services] to Metanoia Pro Bono further enhanced our ability to save on costs and deliver a great new space where the youth of our community can enhance their business skills... What most impressed us about working with Live Oak is the conscientious attention to detail and professionalism that we felt from your team at every step... your level of service made us feel like your biggest client.

    Rev. Bill Stanfield CEO, Metanoia
  • The inspection you made along with the knowledge you provided was extremely helpful in a time we were unsure of how to make repairs... we are confident to know that these repairs have solved any problems that may occur in the future.

    Troy Query Pastor, Holmes Ave Baptist Church


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