Who We Are

Thomas Dean & Hoskins, Inc. (TD&H) is a consulting firm offering comprehensive civil, structural, and environmental services throughout Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Washington. We serve a diverse clientele ranging from unincorporated communities to large cities and individuals to large corporations. We assist our clients through all project phases, from concept development through construction and warranty assistance. TD&H has been satisfying clients since its incorporation in 1965, all the while building an impressive resume of successful projects. TD&H strives to provide innovative engineering solutions to challenging technical problems by assigning professionals who understand the issues and deliver results. We place a high priority on service and measure our success in terms of client satisfaction.

Our Mission

To perform high-quality engineering services that meet or exceed
our clients’ desires and expectations, for a fair price, in a timely manner.

Our Staff

We provide engineering services that are a direct reflection of our skilled and knowledgeable staff. Our qualified, intelligent, self-motivated employees achieve high levels of performance, and TD&H encourages excellence by providing interesting projects, promoting professional development, offering a pleasant and cordial work environment, maintaining open communication, and providing compensation commensurate to each employee’s knowledge and ability.

Growth

TD&H is fueled by healthy, steady, and conservative growth. We invest time and capital in personnel and equipment to optimize our returns. We continue to look for opportunities in expanding markets and to position TD&H to hire the best people.

Clients

We are committed to providing our clients with high quality services at a fair price. We are fair, honest, courteous, and professional. We are sensitive to our clients’ desires and dedicated to their satisfaction.

Our Leadership Team

Chevy Baily

P.E.

Engineer – Civil/Regional Manager

Chevy’s versatility makes him a valuable asset to TD&H Engineering’s Twin Falls staff since joining the team. Chevy is a civil engineer experienced in airports, planning, municipal services, civil design, construction administration, subdivisions, streets and roads, site plans, grading, and drainage. Chevy holds a degree in civil engineering from Villanova University.

Chevy Baily P.E.

Engineer – Civil/Regional Manager

Craig Nadeau

P.E. & Principal

Geotechnical Engineering Manager/Assistant CMT Lab Manager

Craig is a registered professional engineer with a decade of experience and a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering with a Geotechnical focus. He also has experience in construction field and laboratory testing related to geotechnical engineering and construction. Craig is experienced in planning and conducting geotechnical investigations using multiple methods including conventional augered borings, test pits, and Cone Penetration Testing. He is experienced in projects related to the design of roads and pavements, railroads, bridges, and foundations. He also has experience evaluating and assessing slope stability issues, expansive soils, and soft compressible soils. Craig is TD&H Engineering’s Geotechnical Department Manager.

Craig Nadeau P.E. & Principal

Geotechnical Engineering Manager/Assistant CMT Lab Manager

Dan Kenczka

P.L.S. & CFedS

Land Survey Manager

Dan joined TD&H Engineering in 1984 and is the firm’s Surveying Department Manager. He has experience in topographic, cadastral, ALTA, boundary and surveys with plat preparation as well as construction staking. He has performed numerous railroad, road and bridge surveys, data collection and design surveys for streets, parking lots, storm drainage and sanitary sewer renovation or replacement. Dan is skilled in the use of electronic measurement and data collection equipment.

Dan Kenczka P.L.S. & CFedS

Land Survey Manager

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

Dustin Nett

P.E. & Principal

Civil Engineering Manager

Dustin is a licensed engineer that serves as the Great Falls Office Civil Department Manager and Water·Sewer·Storm Discipline Director for TD&H Engineering. For nearly 25 years, he has provided design, construction management, grant writing, grant administration and project management for several public and private water, wastewater, stormdrain, roadway, site design, environmental remediation and subdivision projects throughout Montana and the US. Dustin earned Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Civil Engineering from Montana State University. GO CATS!

 

Dustin Nett P.E. & Principal

Civil Engineering Manager

Gwen Hein

P.E.

Engineer - Civil/Inspector

Gwen has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Gwen’s background in both civil and mechanical applications makes her uniquely-suited to assess, troubleshoot, plan, design and inspect mechanical systems that is extremely beneficial to water and wastewater projects. Gwen provides technical writing for Preliminary Engineering Reports and Water System Plans and engineering design and support for a wide variety of projects including sidewalks, roadways, water reservoirs and water distribution systems. Prior to joining TD&H Gwen worked for a consulting firm where she assisted in various wastewater projects, including membrane filtration, odor control upgrades, and plant start-up. Gwen also assisted with bridge inspections for the Montana Department of Transportation.

Gwen Hein P.E.

Engineer - Civil/Inspector

Jana Cooper

PLA & Principal

Landscape Architecture Manager

Jana is a Professional Landscape Architect with over a decade of experience in planning, landscape architecture and design. She has contributed to the design, production and management of the planning and landscape architecture department since joining TD&H. Ms. Cooper has managed a wide range of projects through all stages of development. She has worked on many public and private projects and has strong skills related to comprehensive planning, land development and high level design. Jana Cooper has worked on projects from Montana to Arizona as well as internationally including projects in Australia, London, China and the Middle East.

Jana Cooper PLA & Principal

Landscape Architecture Manager

John Juras

P.E. & Principal

Engineer - Civil

John’s career has spanned a broad range of civil engineering disciplines and activities, he has extensive experience is all phases of engineering project execution including project development, engineering studies, design and construction management. In 32 years of engineering, John has planned, designed and managed the construction of roadways, water systems, sanitary and storm sewers, water and sewer treatment systems, and many other facilities.

 

John Juras P.E. & Principal

Engineer - Civil

John McMahan

P.L.S.

Land Surveyor

John is a registered professional land surveyor in Colorado and is currently working towards licensure in Idaho and Washington. John has over 35 years of experience as a land surveyor and is proficient in all types of surveying techniques including conventional and GPS survey equipment systems and provides both office and field support.

John McMahan P.L.S.

Land Surveyor

Keith Waring

P.E.

Engineer – Civil

Keith Waring joined TD&H Engineering in 1996 and is a principal of the firm. His vast project directing experience encompasses both civil and construction engineering, including master planning, water and wastewater systems, railroads, flood response, subdivisions, streets and roads, site plans, grading, and drainage. Currently serving as the on-call Engineer for local municipalities, Keith is a proficient design engineer and construction administrator. Keith holds his master’s degree in civil engineering from Montana State University.

Keith Waring P.E.

Engineer – Civil

Kelly Okes

Principal

Financial/Human Resources Director

Kelly oversees the accounting and HR departments at TD&H. He also directly assists the President and Corporate Treasurer with the firm’s financial operations. He has over 15 years of experience in corporate accounting and employee benefit programs, including all phases of payroll and the administration of an employee stock ownership plan. Kelly has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics with a minor in history from the University of Great Falls and has completed numerous undergrad accounting courses. He has served as the Secretary for the Great Falls, MT Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Kelly has been with TD&H since 2003.

Kelly Okes Principal

Financial/Human Resources Director

Kyle Palagi

P.E.

Engineer - Structural

Kyle is a licensed professional engineer specializing in structural engineering. He has a wide variety of project experience including commercial buildings, seismic retrofits, education facilities, worship facilities, and industrial structures. Kyle holds a Bachelor and Master’s degrees in civil and structural engineering from Montana State University. He takes a practical approach to design while implementing creative solutions that help our clients bring their vision to reality.

Kyle Palagi P.E.

Engineer - Structural

Kyle Scarr

P.E. & Principal

Engineer – Civil & Geotechnical/Regional Manager/Vice President

Kyle Scarr is the Bozeman Regional Manager and a civil/geotechnical engineer who specializes in foundation investigations, slope stability, and civil engineering design. He manages a wide range of projects including land developments, site plans, streets, grading, drainage, and water and sewer improvements. Kyle holds his master’s degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis from Montana State University. He joined TD&H Engineering in 2005 and is a Vice President and Principal of the firm.

Kyle Scarr P.E. & Principal

Engineer – Civil & Geotechnical/Regional Manager/Vice President

Lee French

P.E. & Principal

Engineer - Structural Design

Lee is a Senior Design Engineer with over 21 years’ experience performing structural calculations and preparing contract construction drawings for the design of commercial and residential building projects up to 100,000 S.F.  He has managed projects with design experience in wood, steel, light gauge steel, CMU, concrete and Post-Tensioned concrete throughout the United States.  Lee manages clients with dedication and responsiveness beginning with sound proposals with a clear view of project scope through solid design documents into construction completion. Lee is keenly aware of the importance of consistent communication between the owner, contractor, and architect from the project’s inception through its completion, emphasizing attention to design detail and project constructability.

Lee French P.E. & Principal

Engineer - Structural Design

Loran Frazier

P.E.

Transportation Group Manager

Loran has over 34 years of experience working in the transportation field, including work on nationally recognized large-scale projects. During this 27-year career at the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT), he was involved in many firsts and award-winning projects while he served in several different capacities as designer, CADD Manager, Preconstruction Services Engineer, District Administrator, and Chief Engineer. He spent 2.5 years getting a $1.2 Billion-dollar project permitted, designed and ready bid in Alaska and has a little over 5 years working as a consultant in MT.   Mr. Frazier is TD&H Engineering’s lead transportation engineer.

Loran Frazier P.E.

Transportation Group Manager

Luke Antonich

P.E.

Engineering Manager/Civil Engineer

Luke has 13 years of experience including analyzing needs, goals, and requirements of a project to create or evaluate a design, determining compliance of construction activities to specifications during site checks, and mentoring engineers to increase performance to a higher level.

Luke Antonich P.E.

Engineering Manager/Civil Engineer

Matt Beard

P.E., L.S.I.T. & Principal

Vice President/Regional Manager

Matt is the Regional Manager of the TD&H Engineering. North Dakota office location in Watford City. He graduated from North Dakota State University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science – Civil Engineering Degree, he is licensed in North Dakota and Montana and belongs to the American Society of City Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, and the Watford City Economic Development Corporation. His work with TD&H includes project management, coordination, and design on projects, such as street paving, drainage water, sewer, site civil, master planning and survey projects.

Matt Beard P.E., L.S.I.T. & Principal

Vice President/Regional Manager

Matt McGee

P.E. & Principal

Engineer - Civil & Environmental

Matt McGee’s versatility makes him a valuable asset to TD&H Engineering’s Bozeman staff since joining the team in 2006. Matt is a civil/environmental engineer experienced in master planning, municipal services, civil design, construction administration, industrial hygiene, and inspection services. Matt’s environmental experience includes site characterization, wetland delineation, and risk evaluation/mitigation for work plans pertaining to environmental remediation projects. Matt holds a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Montana State University.

Matt McGee P.E. & Principal

Engineer - Civil & Environmental

Michelle Bly

P.C.E.D., A.I.C.P. & Principal

Vice President/Regional Manager

Michelle is a Professional Community and Economic Developer, Certified Planner, and Certified Grant Administrator. Her experience includes 24 years of working with municipalities on water and wastewater, transportation, and environmental documentation projects. She also provides municipalities assistance with grant/loan funding, planning documents, construction administration, public involvement, and client advocacy.

Michelle Bly P.C.E.D., A.I.C.P. & Principal

Vice President/Regional Manager

Paul Hopkins

PhD, P.E., S.E. & Principal

Vice President/Regional Manager

Paul is the regional manager and heads the Structural department in the Media office.  His experience in the Northeastern, Southwestern and Northwestern United States brings a vast array of project knowledge to the client.  Paul has design expertise with nearly all commercially available building materials and has worked in many different industries including residential, commercial, educational, healthcare and industrial.  Seismic evaluations, historic building renovations, precast design and industrial steel and concrete structures are some of Paul’s favorite to work on.  Paul is also an expert in modeling complex large span wood and steel truss structures.  For several years Paul has also worked in Aerospace and academia with advanced nonlinear finite element analysis modeling techniques and brings this rare combination of civil engineering and stress engineering to the construction industry.  Paul completed his BS in Architectural & Civil Engineering at Drexel University, his MS in Civil Engineering (structures) at Arizona State University and received his PhD from the University of Idaho in 2015.  Currently Paul is an Adjunct Professor at Widener University in the Civil Engineering Department. He is a corresponding member of the NCSEA Existing Building and Structural Retrofit Committee and Basics Education Committee.

Paul Hopkins PhD, P.E., S.E. & Principal

Vice President/Regional Manager

Peter Klevberg

P.E.

Environmental Engineering and Industrial Hygiene Manager

Mr. Klevberg has accumulated nearly 30 years of experience in geology, mining, geotechnical, hydrogeology, construction materials testing, structural analysis and design, petroleum hydrocarbon remediation, asbestos, lead-based paint, hazardous waste, indoor air quality, mold, radon and industrial noise exposure.  Peter oversees construction materials testing, environmental, and industrial hygiene personnel, and he often does field work on complex projects with overlapping requirements, potentially saving time and money for clients.

Peter Klevberg P.E.

Environmental Engineering and Industrial Hygiene Manager

Phil Odegard

P.E.

Engineer - Civil/Regional Manager

Phil has nearly 4 decades’ engineering experience, with significant time spent in the transportation field. He has provided project management, planning, and engineering services throughout Montana, Idaho, and Washington and will implement the lessons and skills he has learned on these projects to TD&H.

Phil Odegard P.E.

Engineer - Civil/Regional Manager

Rick Swan

P.L.S.

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 P.L.S.

Professional Land Surveyor

Rodney Blake

P.E. & Principal

Structural Engineering Manager

Rodney has structural experience with all structures including bridges, roofs, tanks, foundations, buildings, etc. He is a structural engineer licensed in the states of Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming, Vermont and Idaho. He is also licensed in several Canadian provinces. He was hired by TD&H in 1999 and is the Structural Department Manager.

Rodney Blake P.E. & Principal

Structural Engineering Manager

Scott Mahurin

P.E., S.E. & Principal

Engineer - Structural

Scott is a licensed professional engineer specializing in structural engineering.  Scott designs new structures and structural retrofits using all common building materials (timber, steel, concrete and masonry).  His design experience includes a variety of projects such as bridges, water holding tanks, health care facilities, school facilities, commercial structures, industrial structures, and blast design and retrofit within petrochemical facilities.  Scott holds a master’s degree in civil engineering with a structural emphasis from Montana State University and joined TD&H Engineering in 2011.

Scott Mahurin P.E., S.E. & Principal

Engineer - Structural

Steven Marsh

P.E. & Principal

Vice President/Regional Manager

Steve is the regional manager and civil engineer in our Spokane Office. He is experienced commercial and residential land development, environmental documentation, and regulatory permit acquisition. His experience includes 24 years of environmental and municipal permitting, residential, commercial and industrial land development, water, stormwater and wastewater system design, urban street and county roadway design, public involvement, construction administration, and client liaison.

Steven Marsh P.E. & Principal

Vice President/Regional Manager

Tony Stenlund

P.E., S.E. & Principal

Engineer - Structural

Tony began his career working construction.  He is a Principal at TD&H and currently heads the Structural department of the Spokane office.  He is an efficient engineer with a practical understanding of how things should be built.  He prides himself on having clear drawings, on being easy to get a hold of, and easy to work with.  Tony’s expertise is in light frame construction, concrete, and foundation design.

Tony Stenlund P.E., S.E. & Principal

Engineer - Structural

Wade DeBoo

P.E. & Principal

CEO/President/Regional Manager

Wade is TD&H Engineering’s CEO/President as well as the Regional Manager for the Great Falls office. He has over two decades of experience in civil engineering and has played a key role in the design, production and management of countless projects since joining the firm in 2000. Wade has a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in hydraulics and is an invaluable member of the TD&H team.

Wade DeBoo P.E. & Principal

CEO/President/Regional Manager