About Us

4 S.T.E.L. Engineering, Inc., founded in 2005, is committed to providing our clients the best in structural design and engineering services. 4 S.T.E.L. Engineering, Inc., was formed following the passing of Edmund Foerstel, S.E. Mr. Foerstel, for whom Dustin Rosepink, S.E., CEO of 4 S.T.E.L., had apprenticed following his graduation from the University of Wyoming, was an accomplished structural engineer with a career that lasted over 50 years. Mr. Rosepink and the 4 S.T.E.L. team bring more than five decades of combined experience to each project, utilizing unique skills and engineering know-how to successfully complete projects in the commercial, industrial, institutional, residential, and energy markets. Our focus—delivering plans, designs, and calculations accurately and on time—is borne out of our desire to provide our clients cost effective structural engineering solutions for all types and sizes of projects... truly SOLUTIONS ENGINEERED!

 

Key Management

Dustin Rosepink, CEOPRESIDENT & CEO | DUSTIN K. ROSEPINK, SE

Dustin began his professional engineering career over a decade ago with a move to Southern California. He founded 4 S.T.E.L. Engineering, Inc., in 2005, became a licensed Civil Engineer in 2008, and became a licensed Structural Engineer in 2012. His entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen have led to 4 S.T.E.L.'s strong and continued growth--being named by the Orange County Business Journal as one of Orange County's Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2015. Focused on developing meaningful relationships with his clients, Dustin has worked with some of the nation's top energy firms and Fortune 500 companies. These relationships have led to a wide variety of projects and allowed him to gain valuable knowledge in a broad range of structural engineering market segments.

 

 

Jonathan Varela, COOCOO | JONATHAN VARELA

Jonathan joined the 4 S.T.E.L. Engineering team in 2011 following six years as a senior manager for a general contractor. He brings more than 15 years of business development and operational management experience to 4 S.T.E.L. and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of 4 S.T.E.L. while assisting Dustin in marketing, business development, and client relations.

 

 

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING | GARY R. MILLS, SE

Gary brings more than 30 years of structural engineering experience to 4 S.T.E.L. After graduating from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, Gary relocated to Southern California. His diverse structural engineering experience ranges from multi-story commercial office buildings, schools, and hospitals to seismic analysis and risk assessment of buildings and structures following major earthquakes in Japan and California. Gary oversees 4 S.T.E.L.'s project management teams, ensuring quality control and on-time project delivery
 

 

 

Professional Affiliations

4 S.T.E.L. is committed to being actively involved in the engineering community and our local community through our professional affiliations and memberships that promote safe engineering practices/methods and support the engineering community. Some of the organizations we are affiliated with include:

 

ASCEAmerican Society of Civil Engineers

Today's civil engineers use every advantage to meet the demands of their profession. That's why ASCE pioneers new programs, policies, educational activities, and professional resources to help them successfully compete in their business. That's why today's civil engineer has a home at ASCE. » www.asce.org

 

AISCAmerican Institute of Steel Construction

AISC, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States. AISC’s mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural-steel-related technical and market-building activities, including specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry, providing timely and reliable information. » www.aisc.org

 

SEAOCStructural Engineers Association of California

SEAOC's mission is to advance the structural engineering profession; to provide the public with structures of dependable performance through the application of state-of-the-art structural engineering principles; to assist the public in obtaining professional structural engineering services; to promote natural hazard mitigation; to provide continuing education and encourage research; to provide structural engineers with the most current information and tools to improve their practice; and to maintain the honor and dignity of the profession. » www.seaoc.org

 

ICCInternational Code Council

The International Code Council, a membership association dedicated to building safety and fire prevention, develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools. Most U.S. cities, counties and states that adopt codes choose the International Codes developed by the International Code Council. » www.iccsafe.org

 

ACIAmerican Concrete Institute

The American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development and distribution of consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete. » www.concrete.org