Their office is in San Francisco but do a fair amount of work down your way. They are very thorough and their prices are fair. (415) 543-0161 x21
I have been a broker working in the East Foothills for over 20 years and I have used many Structural Engineers. My favorite is Walt Larrabee. He'snot the cheapest but he is the best. His number is 408.364.9000 I would talk to him before making a choice.
If your concerns are to do with Foundation/Structural concerns, give Ed Jones - Edwards Construction cell phone 408-595-2915 and Make appts at the office 408-985-0731 Edward Jones, he is excellent in his assessment and repair work with permits and City Inspections as needed.
Do contact him and let him know I referred him to you.
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You might want to tru taking a look at http://www.linkedin.com
It's a website for professionals that offer services that includes recommendationa and comments about their quality of workmanship.
It might be worth a look.
I second Alan Huntzinger. 650-327-3900
If your concerns are specific to floor joist etc the pest inspector can give you a lot of information about what needs/should be replaced. If you believe that the walls or foundation have been placed at risk, a foundation expert may help.
Here are names of different foundation professionals I have used in addition to Alan.
Larabee & Associates - 364-9000
Edwards Construction - 985-0731
Huck's Construction - 298-2374
Everyone in the real estate biz have opinions about these folks. Make sure you ask your agent for their recommendation.
If you are looking for a general contractor that can discuss re-framing/walls etc., I would talk to Sean Adamson
General Contractor - 978-7594
He is very knowledgeable and is a good value.
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Eric & Janelle