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West Plains Engineering Expands Power Division to Wyoming

Casper, WY – West Plains Engineering is pleased to announce the expansion of its Power Engineering Division to Casper, Wyo. The Power Division specializes in transmission and distribution system design, substations, SCADA and load management; and will join WPE’s existing MEP engineers at 145 South Durbin, Suite 205. Senior Electrical […]

NEW Strategic Direction Report: High Performance Buildings

We’re excited to finally share the first edition of our new engineer-authored Strategic Direction Reports! Follow the link below to download the full 10-page white paper on High Performance Buildings written by Senior Mechanical Engineer Michael Heinrich. While you’re there, don’t forget to sign up to receive notifications each time a […]

Weidner Earns CESCP Certification

Todd Weidner, P.E., RCDD, can now add another acronym to his name – CESCP. Todd recently passed the Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional (CESCP) training and exam, which is based on the NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. This certification meets the requirements of supervisors managing electricians […]

Grebner in Engineering, Inc. Magazine

WPE Principal Engineer Mark Grebner and his fellow ACEC South Dakota leaders met with South Dakota Senator John Thune this past summer, and a photo of the occasion was published in the March/April issue of the national magazine, Engineering, Inc. The magazine is a publication of the American Council of […]

Stockyards Ag Experience is Now Open!

The Stockyards Ag Experience Plaza and Barn is now officially open for visitors! It was our absolute pleasure to work with such a fantastic group to make this dream a reality for the Sioux Falls community. We highly recommend a visit to this interactive experience to learn how agriculture has […]

It’s Been a Tough Winter

And it’s not over yet. But when the snow and ice melts – the rebuilding begins. Our team has been supporting rural utilities in this part of the country for more than a decade. We know a thing or two about getting substations, transformers, transmission lines and infrastructure put back […]

Robertson Celebrates Retirement

Congratulations to Deb Robertson on her retirement! Deb joined West Plains Engineering in 1996 and has since served as the Rapid City office administrator for the past 20 years. On her last day, Deb was presented with a token of our gratitude from WPE President Doug Feterl, P.E. (left) and […]

A-OX Welding Supply

A-OX Welding Supply provides high-quality gases, as well as welding equipment and supplies out of its Sioux Falls, S.D. distribution center and showroom. In 2015, West Plains Engineering provided mechanical and electrical design services for the remodel of the 34,000 square foot of warehouse, as well as the addition of […]

Cloverleaf Cold Storage Farmland Distribution Center

West Plains Engineering has partnered with Cloverleaf Cold Storage on a number of projects throughout the past decade – from multi-million dollar new facility construction to arc flash and thermography studies. Company-wide, CCS has 16 cold storage warehouses, four food-grade ambient temperature warehouses and four custom food processing facilities. In […]

South Dakota State University Architecture, Mathematics & Engineering Building

West Plains Engineering provided mechanical and electrical design services for this 61,190 square foot new classroom/studio/shop building for the SDSU Architectural, Mathematics and Engineering curriculum. The building includes fabrication shops, engine laboratory, classrooms, offices and studio space for these departments. The HVAC system was designed to meet or exceed current […]