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Mechanical Engineer-PM Opportunity

West Plains is actively seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer-Project Manager for our Casper, WY office. This position involves mechanical engineering, as well as project management and business development. Mechanical Engineering: HVAC, plumbing and fire suppression system design, as well as energy analysis, building system assessments and construction administration. Project Management: […]


2017 Design Conference

The West Plains Engineering annual company Design Conference was held Sept. 27-29, 2017 inn Pierre, S.D. at The Clubhouse Inn & Suites. The two-day conference featured project presentations, break-out learning sessions and education on the importance of communication from Leah Braun of the Harney Business Group. Our 55 attendees also […]

NEW Strategic Direction Report

We’re excited to share a new edition of our WPE-authored Strategic Direction Reports! Follow the link below to download the full FREE white paper on the evolution of Drafting to Modeling. The art of drafting is an essential part of not only engineering design – but of the construction industry as […]

WPE Earns 2017 Excellence in Energy Efficient Design Award

West Plains Engineering was recently a recipient of a 2017 Excellence in Energy Efficient Design Award, which was announced during the AIA-Iowa Annual Convention in September. The program recognizes outstanding efforts by architecture and engineering firms in reducing energy use, and candidates are selected from projects whose designers participated in […]

West Plains Sponsors Iowa Architects

West Plains Engineering is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2017 AIA Iowa Annual Convention – held Thursday and Friday, Sept. 28 and 29 in Des Moines. This year’s theme is Cohesion – which will focus on the ideas of communicate, connect and create – to deliver ideas and […]

Weidner to Present at Hawkeye on Safety

Electrical Specialties Manager Todd Weidner, P.E. will be a session presenter during the annual Hawkeye on Safety Conference on Sept. 20 in Coralville, IA. Weidner will educate attendees on the importance of electrical assessments in the workplace – particularly arc flash and short circuit analysis, selective overcurrent device coordination and […]

WPE Sponsors AIA South Dakota Luncheon

West Plains Engineering was proud to sponsor the keynote luncheon at the 2017 AIA South Dakota annual convention. This year’s speaker was Frank Scanlan, Managing Director, Strategic Communications and Content with The American Institute of Architects. Mr. Scanlan will address “How to Talk about Architecture with Clients and the Public” […]

WPE Hosts Client Appreciation Events

WPE offices in Casper and Sioux Falls recently held Client Appreciation Events to celebrate and thank the many clients, colleagues and counterparts who make our work in this industry possible. To those who couldn’t attend, and those who work with us across the region, we are so grateful to be […]

NEW Strategic Direction Report: Electrical Safety

We’re excited to share a new edition of our engineer-authored Strategic Direction Reports! Follow the link below to download the full FREE white paper on Electrical Safety written by Principal Electrical Engineer Todd Weidner, P.E., CESCP, RCDD. Electrical safety ultimately hinges on a strict, well-rehearsed facility-level safety plan that addresses risk […]

SDDOT Deadwood Maintenance Shop

West Plains Engineering provided mechanical and electrical design services for the addition of new office and shop areas for the Deadwood, South Dakota DOT shop. The mechanical system included space temperature conditioning, ventilation, domestic water and sanitary services, including trench drains and sand/oil interceptor. The heating of the garage area […]