Morrison-Maierle recently celebrated the opening of the East Belgrade Interchange on I-90. A crowd of about 150 residents, clients and partners on the project met at the roundabout on the interchange to celebrate the end of a project that has been in the making, one way or another, since the 1970s. Bob Morrison, President and CEO of Morrison-Maierle, said, “I’d like to sincerely thank the Montana Transportation Commission and Department staff for providing Morrison-Maierle with the opportunity to design this project, their trust in our ability to serve our many clients in this area without conflict, and their partnership with us to get to thisRead More →

2015 Best Firms to Work For

For the second consecutive year, Morrison-Maierle has been named as one of the “Best Firms To Work For” by professional services industry leader, The Zweig Group. The Zweig Group measures business success in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries throughout the U.S. and Canada. Headquartered in Helena, Montana, Morrison-Maierle placed 30th in the multi-discipline category in the Top 100 listing of firms that include architecture, civil engineering, multi-discipline engineering, and structural engineering. The Zweig Group’s “Best Firms to Work For” recognizes firms that are creating work places that inspire, motivate, and reward their employees both professionally and personally. This year’s selection process included theRead More →

Morrison-Maierle has recently been named to the 2015 Engineering News-Record ’s (ENR) list of Top 500 Design Firms in the country ranking at number 347. The Top 500 list, published annually, ranks the 500 largest U.S.-based designs firms, both publicly and privately held, based on design-specific revenue. “This is a great award for our firm, and we are once again very honored to be recognized as one of the Top 500 architectural/engineering design firms in the country,” said Bob Morrison, President of Morrison-Maierle. “This award reflects the hard work our employee-owners do each and every day. Our mission is to “create solutions that build betterRead More →

Ryan Maroney, an Electrical Engineering Intern has accepted a full-time permanent position in the Morrison-Maierle Bozeman office. He has been been interning with Morrison-Maierle since September 2014.  Prior to this position, he interned for Western Area Power Administration in Billings during the Summer of 2014. His new project as a full-time employee will be electrical projects for the Bert Mooney Terminal Expansion in Butte and helping with other modeling and designing of electrical systems. A Bozeman native, Ryan received a B.S. in electrical engineering at MSU in May 2015. Outside of work, he likes anything outdoors, hunting, hiking, camping, fishing, and playing baseball. He has volunteered atRead More →

Morrison-Maierle recently hired a new civil engineer in its Kalispell Office. Aaron McConkey, a civil engineer is now part of the office’s Water-Wastewater Market Group A native of the Bigfork, Montana area, Aaron will be working on a water project for the Town of Hot Springs, Montana and other similar utility projects. Now living in Somers, he most recently worked at the City of Kalispell Public Works Department as a Project Manager and Engineer. Prior to that he worked at APEC Engineering in Kalispell as a Civil Engineer for 7 years. Aaron graduated from Bigfork High School in 2001 and MSU Bozeman with a B.S. in CivilRead More →

Morrison-Maierle’s Gillette Office recently hired Patrick Stetson as an Engineering Intern.  He will be assisting with design and construction of Gillette-area projects such as a street rehabilitation project and airport projects A native of Moorcroft, Wyoming, Patrick graduated from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology with a B.S in Civil Engineering in 2015. He’s currently pursuing his Land Surveying Certificate at the University of Wyoming. Prior to working for Morrison-Maierle, Patrick was employed at Cetec Engineering Services, Inc. Engineering as a surveying tech and HDR, Inc Engineering for five years as a surveying tech. Outside of his work at Morrison-Maierle, Patrick spends lots of timeRead More →

Kennet Bertelsen

Morrison-Maierle’s Spokane Office is proud to announce the hiring of Kennet Bertelsen as a Senior Civil Engineer. He will be working initially with our Transportation Group and will also focus on on developing business in the Spokane region. Kennet graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor’s of Civil Engineering. He comes to Morrison-Maierle from USKH Inc., which was acquired by Stantec in June 2014. He was an associate and shareholder at USKH and Senior Civil Engineer/Project Manager. Bertelsen is active in the Spokane community and volunteers at Gonzaga University as a technical advisor/project sponsor in the School of Engineering’s Senior Design program. The projects allow the students to workRead More →

Cole Norsworthy, who works in our Bozeman Office, recently passed his FE exam and earned the professional certification of Associate Constructor (AC). After at least four years of qualified construction experience, Cole will be eligible to take the Certified Professional Constructor (CPC) certification examination. Related Stories… Spirit of Service for Those in Need Senior Engineer Jeff Ashley discusses water and wastewater solutions in Montana at TEDxHelenaRead More →

Three of Morrison-Maierle’s engineers recently passed their Montana PE exams. Congratulations to Kody Swartz, Joe Wolstein, and Andy Cullison. Kody works in our Missoula Office. In addition to his new PE, he is also a Land Survey Intern. He earned a B.S. in civil engineering from MSU in 2011 and has experience in civil infrastructure, design, survey, and construction. He has been with Morrison-Maierle since 2012. Joe works in our Kalispell Office as a mechanical engineer. His experience includes drafting and design of HVAC systems for commercial and residential buildings along with multiple energy audits performed on commercial buildings and process facilities. He received hisRead More →

Four of Morrison-Maierle’s employee-owners are celebrating landmark work anniversaries this month. Congratulations to Matt Del Moro, Sam Hazlett, Ken Jenkins, and Craig Schaeffer. Craig Schaeffer, PE, PLS, has been with Morrison-Maierle for 15 years. He works in our Missoula Office and is a design civil engineer with experience in surveying, drafting, project management, construction administration, and inspection. Matt Del Moro has been with Morrison-Maierle for one year. He is an engineering intern (EI) in our Kalispell Office. He specializes in municipal and utility engineering. Sam Hazlett is also celebrating his first anniversary with the company. He is a CAD Technician in our Missoula Office. Finally,Read More →

Morrison-Maierle’s Deep Creek Segment A Accelerated Bridge Construction project was recently named the 2014 Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association’s Rocky Mountain Chapter. According to the chapter, this award was established to promote excellence in the management and administration of public works projects by recognizing the alliance between the managing agency, the consultant (architect or engineer) and the contractor who have all worked together to complete public works projects. Awards are given in two divisions: less than $5 million and more than $5 million. This project received the less than $5 million award. Congratulations to all of Morrison-Maierle’s employee-owners and partners whoRead More →

Montana State University’s Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship, a Morrison-Maierle project, is almost ready for its grand opening on May 7. This new building was funded entirely by a $25 million private gift from Jabs, a Montana native and Montana State alumnus. The gift is also being used for new scholarships and new academic programs in entrepreneurship, professional skills development, and fostering cooperative work between business students and students in other disciplines. A partnership with MSU and Comma Q Architecture, Morrison-Maierle did the structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and site civil engineeing designs for this facility. It has also be awarded LEED Gold statusRead More →

A Morrison-Maierle project was recently featured on the cover of Building Montana 2015, a publication from the Montana Contractor’s Association that profiles its yearly Excellence Awards. The project, which was designed by Morrison-Maierle structural engineer, Alan Stanberry, is for Pioneer Aerostructures, a Helena-area company that manufactures parts for the aeronautics industry. Stanberry designed all of the structural and foundation components of the $4.7 million building, which is a partially pre-engineered facility. Morrison-Maierle’s partners on this project are CWG Architecture and Dick Anderson Construction, both of Helena, Montana. Building Montana 2015 also profiles two other Morrison-Maierle projects – the MSU College of Business and the I-90Read More →