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.

7th St. Condominiums

7th St. Condominiums, Whitefish, Montana

LOCATION

Whitefish, Montana

DESCRIPTION

Multi-story residential condominium buildings with detached garages.

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.

206 Lupfer Multi-use Building

206 Lupfer Multi-use Building, Whitefish, Montana

LOCATION

Whitefish, Montana

DESCRIPTION

Multi-use building with a lower level parking garage, commercial lease space on the main level, and 2-storys of residential condominiums.

Core Townhouses

Core Townhouses, Whitefish, Montana

LOCATION

Whitefish, Montana

DESCRIPTION

High-end residential condominium project in downtown Whitefish.

Country Inn & Suites

Country Inn & Suites, Kalispell, Montana

LOCATION

Kalispell, Montana

DESCRIPTION

4-story hotel adjacent to Glacier Park International Airport.

Frugals & Dee-O-Gee Multi-tenant building

Frugals & Dee-O-Gee Multi-tenant building, Kalispell, Montana

LOCATION

Kalispell, Montana

DESCRIPTION

Multi-tenant commercial building with Frugals Burgers and Dee-O-Gee pet store.

Starbucks

Starbucks, Whitefish, Montana

LOCATION

Whitefish, Montana

DESCRIPTION

Mountain modern Starbucks building in Whitefish designed to unite the Starbucks prototype design requirements with the Whitefish Architectural design requirements.

Our Team

Mark Waatti, Structural Engineer in Flathead Valley, Montana

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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Sam Strickler, Structural Engineer in Flathead Valley, Montana

Sam Strickler, PE

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

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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Erik Casagranda, Structural Engineer in Flathead Valley, Montana

Erik Casagranda, EI

STAFF STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

LICENSED:

Montana (Engineer Intern)

EDUCATION

  • Montana Techological University (Graduated in May 2022)
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Passed NCEES EI Exam

ABOUT ERIK

Erik graduated from the Montana Technological University in Butte, Montana in May of 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Degree. He also has a Minor in Math and Occupational Safety and Health. Erik completed a summer internship at the Butte Silver-Bow Public Works Department in the Spring of 2022.

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Keo Jamieson, Structural Engineer in Flathead Valley, 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, Structural Engineer in Flathead Valley, 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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Sam Strickler, PE

Director of Engineering

Senior Structural Engineer

27 Meridian Court, Suite 117
Kalispell, MT 59901

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Mark Waatti, PE, SE, PEng

Owner
Principal Structural Engineer

Bozeman, MT

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