Waatti Engineering

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Welcome to Waatti Engineering

Waatti Engineering is a leading provider of structural engineering, construction oversight, inspection services, consultations, and expert witness testimony. Waatti Engineering supports government, residential, and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on longevity, infrastructure, resource management, and sustainable development. With offices located in Kalispell, and Bozeman Montana, our skilled team's capabilities span the entire project life cycle from planning to completion.

Services

Structural Engineering

  • Commercial buildings
  • Residential buildings
  • Medical Facilities
  • Municipal Facilities
  • Bridges
  • Concrete Box Culverts
  • Environmental Concrete Tanks & Structures
  • Seismic Analysis
  • Wind Analysis
  • Snow Load Analysis

Structural Inspections

  • Construction inspections
  • Footing
  • Foundation
  • Framing
  • Existing structure assessments
  • FHA/HUD Manufactured Home Foundation Inspections

Expert Witness Testimony

  • Construction Defect Claims
  • Design Error Claims
  • Insurance Claims

Portfolio

HGTV Dream Home

HGTV Dream Home, Whitefish, Montana

LOCATION

Whitefish, Montana

DESCRIPTION

HGTV 2019 Dream Home at Big Mountain. Click here to learn more.

165 Commons Loop

165 Commons Loop, Kalispell, Montana

LOCATION

Kalispell, Montana

DESCRIPTION

The 165 Commons Loop Medical Office Building project consists of a 4-story, multi-tenant office building that is approximately 16,000 square feet.

Devore Residence

Devore Residence, Whitefish, Montana

LOCATION

Whitefish, Montana

DESCRIPTION

2018 Parade of Homes People's Choice Award
(Mt. Crumpit). Click here to learn more.

Country Inn & Suites

Country Inn & Suites, Kalispell, Montana

LOCATION

Kalispell, Montana

DESCRIPTION

4-story hotel adjacent to Glacier Park International Airport.

Columbia Crest

Columbia Crest, Columbia Falls, Montana

LOCATION

Columbia Falls, Montana

DESCRIPTION

3-story building on Nucleus avenue in Columbia Falls with retail space on the main level & 2-levels of residential condominiums above the retail.

Our Team

Mark Waatti, Structural Engineer in Flathead Valley

Mark Waatti, PE, SE, PEng

PRINCIPAL / OWNER / STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

LICENSED:

AZ, CO, DE, FL, ID, MT, NC, ND, OR, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan

EDUCATION

  • Montana State University; Bozeman, MT (Graduated in May of 2003)
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Passed NCEES PE Exam, NCEES Structural I & II Exams, & Canadian PE Exam

ABOUT MARK

Mark is the owner and founder of Waatti Engineering. He was born and raised in Kalispell, and received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Degree from Montana State University in Bozeman in 2003. Mark has been doing structural engineering since he graduated from college, and has experience with steel, masonry, wood, and concrete.

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Flathead Valley Office:

Sam Strickler, Structural Engineer in Missoula Montana

Sam Strickler, PE

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING - FLATHEAD VALLEY OFFICE

SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

LICENSED:

Montana, California

EDUCATION

  • Washington State University; Pullman, WA (Graduated in May 2014)
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Passed NCEES PE Exam

ABOUT SAM

Sam graduated from Washington State University in May of 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Degree. Since his graduation, Sam has gained experience in both residential and commercial structural engineering projects, and has designed structures using wood, steel, concrete, and masonry.

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Keo Jamieson, Civil Engineer in Missoula Montana

Keo Jamieson, EI

STAFF STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

LICENSED:

Montana (Engineer Intern)

EDUCATION

  • Montana State University: Bozeman, MT (Graduated in May 2019)
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Passed NCEES EI Exam

ABOUT KEO

Keo graduated from Montana State University in May of 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Degree. Keo has gained experience designing commercial and residential structures using a variety of building materials.

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Luke Zaharia, Civil Engineer in Missoula Montana

Luke Zaharia, EI

STAFF STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

LICENSED:

Montana (Engineer Intern)

EDUCATION

  • Kansas State University (Graduated in December 2020)
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Passed NCEES EI Exam

ABOUT LUKE

Luke graduated from Kansas State University in December of 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Degree. He worked as an engineering intern for Waatti Engineering in the summer of 2020, and started full time employment in January 2021. Luke is experienced in designing commercial and residential structures using various building materials.

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Gallatin Valley Office:

Levi Coughlin, Structural Engineer in Helena Montana

Levi Coughlin, PE

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING - GALLATIN VALLEY OFFICE

SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

LICENSED:

Montana

EDUCATION

  • Carrol College: Helena, MT (Graduated in December 2013)
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Passed NCEES PE Exam

ABOUT LEVI

Levi graduated from Carroll College in December of 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Degree. Prior to his employment at Waatti Engineering, Levi worked for the Montana Department of Transportation as a Civil Engineering Specialist. Levi is well versed in structural analysis of both commercial and residential projects, and is an ACI Certified Concrete Field Testing Technician.

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Garet Fowler, Structural Engineer in Kalispell Montana

Garet Fowler, EI

STAFF STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

LICENSED:

Montana (Engineer Intern)

EDUCATION

  • Montana State University - Northern (Graduated in May 2018)
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology
  • Passed NCEES EI Exam

ABOUT GARET

Garet graduated from Montana State University – Northern in May of 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology Degree. Prior to his employment at Waatti Engineering, he worked for the Montana Department of Transportation as a Civil Engineering Specialist. Garet has gained experienced in designing commercial and residential structures using a variety of building materials.

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Austin Webb, Structural Engineer in Kalispell Montana

Austin Webb, EI

STAFF STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

LICENSED:

Montana (Engineer Intern)

EDUCATION

  • Montana State University (Graduated in December 2020)
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Passed NCEES EI Exam

ABOUT AUSTIN

Austin graduated from Montana State University in December of 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Degree. Austin is experienced in designing commercial and residential structures using various building materials.

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FLATHEAD VALLEY OFFICE

Sam Strickler, PE

Director of Engineering
Flathead Valley Office

Senior Structural Engineer

27 Meridian Court, Suite 117
Kalispell, MT 59901

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GALLATIN VALLEY OFFICE

Levi Coughlin, PE

Director of Engineering
Gallatin Valley Office

Senior Structural Engineer

2006 Stadium Drive, Suite 103
Bozeman, MT 59718

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