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NEW Strategic Direction Report

We’re excited to share a new edition of our WPE-authored Strategic Direction Reports! Complete the form to download the full FREE white paper on MEP engineering for the Industrial and Manufacturing Industry. Industrial & Manufacturing Facilities (June 2018) At first glance, industrial and manufacturing facilities may simply seem like bigger […]

Sanford Announces Great Shots Project

Sanford Health announced Wednesday, June 7 that it is bringing a new 54,000 square foot golf and entertainment center to Sioux Falls. West Plains Engineering is providing mechanical and electrical engineering design for the new “Great Shots” facility, which is slated to open in 2019. Get more details and check […]

Plains Talk March/April 2018

We don’t know if it’s the time of year, our recent backlog of recreation projects, or that we’re just now realizing we completely failed at our New Year’s Resolutions– but this issue of Plains Talk we’re focused on wellness. Check it out!   To view previous issues of our newsletter […]

Cedar Rapids Office Transitions Leaders

West Plains Engineering is pleased to announce a transition in leadership in our Cedar Rapids office. Beginning this Spring, Jeff Reinhart, P.E. will focus on leading our electrical engineering staff, while we welcome Mike Drahos, P.E. as the new office manager. Jeff has been the office manager in Cedar Rapids […]

Gregory Airport Fuel Tanks

West Plains Engineering provided mechanical and electrical design services to replace several fuel tanks at the Gregory Airport in Gregory, SD. This project involved removing two existing Jet-A and AvGas underground fuel tanks with their associated fuel dispensers. We designed a new fueling system which included two 4,000 gallon aboveground […]

Slayton Municipal Airport Electrical Upgrades

The municipal airport in Slayton, Minnesota is not unlike many rural airfields in the Upper Midwest. The airport includes a 3,200 x 60 foot runway, which serves mostly agricultural sprayers and private pilots. The bituminous runway includes lighting, but no instrument approach – which means it is strictly VFR (Visual […]

Introduce A Girl to Engineering Day

In honor of “Introduce A Girl to Engineering Day” (Thursday, Feb. 22), we picked the brain of our own awesome girl engineer – Sara Norstrom! Check out her Q&A below. When did you decide to become an engineer?  I decided to become an engineer during my sophomore year of at […]

Office Manager Opportunity

West Plains is actively seeking an experienced Professional Engineer-Office Manager for our Casper, WY office! Our Casper location is a well-established business with more than 20 years in the Wyoming market. The office is located in the heart of historic Downtown Casper, within easy walking distance to clients, restaurants and […]

Emerson Building Moves Forward

Check out this article from the Marion Independent School Foundation & Alumni Association on updates we’re working on for the district’s Emerson Building.