Thomas Dean & Hoskins, Inc.

Kalispell, MT

TD&H has been an integral part of the engineering community in the Flathead Valley since 1973. TD&H has provided quality engineering services with a focus on client satisfaction to a diverse range of public and private clients. TD&H has repeatedly demonstrated our ability to rise to the challenge and go beyond what is expected by seeking creative, functional solutions for our clients. We have a full-time staff who provide engineering design, surveying, construction management and inspection, and material testing services.

 

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

(406) 751-5246

Meet the Team

Douglas A. Peppmeier

P.E. & Principal

Vice President/Regional Manager

Doug is a civil engineer and the Regional Manager of the TD&H Engineering Kalispell office.  As the Regional Manager, he is responsible for overseeing all engineering services from initial client contact through final construction.  Doug has been with TD&H Engineering since 2007 and prior to that was a project engineer for a private consulting engineering firm in Portland, OR.  His work experience includes residential, commercial and industrial land development, water, stormwater and wastewater system design, municipal permitting, urban street and county roadway design, public involvement, construction administration, and client liaison.

Douglas A. Peppmeier P.E. & Principal

Vice President/Regional Manager

Joe Bushong

E.I.

Engineer - Civil

Joe Bushong is a Civil Engineer Intern working at our Kalispell, Montana office.. He graduated from Boise State University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. Through past internships and during his time with TD&H Engineering, Joe has gained experience in: Utility Leak Detection, Project Management, Structural Engineering Design, Construction Materials Testing (CMT), CMT Data Management, Construction Surveying, Structural Site Inspecting, Construction Site Inspection, Project Engineering, and Geotechnical Investigation. In addition, Joe is ACI certified as a concrete field testing technician grade 1 and possesses his nuclear gauge training and hazmat certifications. Joe is also proficient with the following engineering modeling software: ENERCALC, basic AutoCad Civil 3D, and basic Math CAD.

Joe Bushong E.I.

Engineer - Civil

Wil Goodpaster

E.I.

Engineer - Civil

Wil is a Civil Engineer E.I.T. for the Kalispell, Montana regional office. He graduated from Washington State University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. Wil’s professional career started in construction engineering with Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. on several projects across Washington and Alaska. There he gained valuable knowledge for heavy civil operations, water treatment, environmental management and contract administration. Wil Continued his heavy civil career with Traylor Bros., Inc. as the pre-construction survey and geotechnical instrumentation engineer on the Purple Line Subway Extension Project in Los Angeles, CA before moving to Kalispell and joining the TD&H Team.

Wil Goodpaster E.I.

Engineer - Civil

Janessa Courtney

E.I.

Engineer – Civil

Janessa is a Civil Engineer for the Kalispell, Montana regional office. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2017 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil Engineering with a Minor in Mathematics. Janessa’s professional career started in transportation engineering with BETA Group, Inc. on several projects in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. During her time with BETA Group, she gained valuable knowledge for highway/roadway design, drainage, water quality, and GIS/asset management. Having grown up in Montana, Janessa followed her heart back home to Whitefish in October 2018. Shortly after her return, she joined the TD&H team.

Janessa Courtney E.I.

Engineer – Civil

Ron Gardner

Professional Land Surveyor

Ron is the survey party chief of the Kalispell office and has been with TD&H Engineering since 1992.  His work experience includes construction inspection, testing and monitoring in addition to surveying.  He is registered in Montana and has a variety of experience in boundary, topographic, construction and engineering surveys.

Ron Gardner

Professional Land Surveyor

Rick Swan

Professional Land Surveyor

Rick is the Survey Manager of the Kalispell office and has been with TD&H Engineering since 1984.  His work experience includes boundary surveys, topographic site mapping, right-of-way surveys, and construction staking of municipal infrastructure and building projects.  He also provides survey research, survey calculations, property descriptions, AutoCAD design basemap preparation, construction staking, and right-of-way surveys as needed.  He is experienced in the use of GPS, AutoCAD, and Carlson survey software.

Rick Swan

Professional Land Surveyor

Chance Borden

Surveyor - Assistant

Chance is a land surveyor in training for the Kalispell, Montana regional office. He graduated from Flathead valley community college in 2018 with an associates of applied science in land surveying. Chance started his professional career with TD&H in 2018.

Chance Borden

Surveyor - Assistant

Doug Kauffman

Drafting Manager

Doug is the head of Drafting/Design for the Kalispell office and has been with TD&H Engineering since 1998.  His primary areas of professional expertise are plan development, design and project administration.  These facets of Mr. Kauffman’s expertise are well grounded in previous experience which includes but is not limited to subdivision and platting, surveying calculations, materials testing, construction inspection and computer aided drafting and design.

Doug Kauffman

Drafting Manager

Laurie Happ

Administrative Assistant

Laurie is the administrative assistant for the Kalispell regional office and has been with TD&H Engineering since 2006. In addition to being the first person to greet you at the Kalispell office, she is also responsible for all office administrative needs including project billing coordination.

Laurie Happ

Administrative Assistant

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