Principal Engineer & Company President Scot Menzies started his career performing materials lab and field testing in Juneau as a teenager in the early 1980’s with R&M Consultants, Inc. In 1988, Scot began his work for the Alaska DEC's Ketchikan office as an Environmental Engineer working in regulation of water, wastewater, solid waste, air and water quality, and oil spills. In 1990, he joined R&M Engineering-Ketchikan, Inc. as a staff engineer and left in 2008, after serving as president and principal. At that time, he established his own firm in Ketchikan, Menzies Engineering Group. He expanded his office in Spring of 2015 to include Eric Bowles as Senior Engineering Technician, and Rebekka Esbjornson in Fall of 2016 as Office Manager and Bookkeeper.
With over 30 years of engineering and surveying experience in Ketchikan and Southeast Alaska, Menzies Engineering Group is able to provide for our clients’ needs and adjust to changes in scope, project, design and regulatory conditions. Our experience and knowledge of area climate, building, logistical and regulatory conditions allow us to maintain our projects’ progress under numerous challenges.
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- Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering
- Land Surveying
- Water & Wastewater Systems
- Geotechnical Investigation
- Materials Testing
- Permitting Services
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Principal Civil ENGINEER, Structural engineer & PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR, PRESIDENT
Scot Menzies, P.E., S.E., L.S.
Scot is a registered Alaska Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer, and Land Surveyor, with over 30 years of experience working in Alaska. He has been based in Ketchikan since 1988, when he was hired as an environmental engineer with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Prior to that, from 1981 to 1985, he worked summers in Juneau as an engineering intern and materials testing technician for R&M Engineering, Inc. Scot is additionally a qualified materials testing technician (since 2007), concrete batch inspector (since 2010), and sanitary surveyor for public water systems (since 1993). He is the President of Menzies Engineering Group, Inc., which he formed in 2008.
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA - FAIRBANKS
B.S., Civil Engineering, 1986
American Society of Civil Engineers (Past President-Ketchikan Branch, 1989-1990); American Society of Professional Land Surveyors; Ketchikan Gateway Borough Planning Commission (Commissioner,1993-2000).
Licenses & Certifications
- Civil Engineer, 1990 (CE 8068)
- Structural Engineer, 2017 (SE 109917)
- Land Surveyor, 2001 (LS 10398)
- WAQTC Qualified Materials Testing Technician, 2013 (#861)
- NRMCA Certified Concrete Batch Inspector, 2015 (#830470)
- ADEC Certified Sanitary Surveyor for Public Water Systems, 2016 (#57)
- ASTM, Phase I & II Environmental Assessment of Commercial Properties, 2001.
SENIOR ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
Eric's experience in engineering and surveying began as an Engineering Technician in February 2014 with R&M Consultants, Inc. In March of 2015, the Ketchikan R&M office closed and he joined Menzies Engineering Group. Eric's skill set also includes materials testing in the field and lab, some aspects of special inspection, and civil designs using computer aided drafting (CAD).
NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
B.S., Statistics, 2009
oFFICE MANAGER & Bookkeeper
Rebekka has eight years of administrative experience--including five years of management experience--in a variety of fields spanning medicine, food service, architecture, and tourism. In her three years with Ketchikan's Welsh Whiteley Architects, Rebekka expanded her skill-set to include web design, architectural measuring and drafting (AutoCAD), project management (contract documents, bid document preparation, and advertisement), technical writing and editing, and bookkeeping. She joined Menzies Engineering Group in fall of 2016, and provides administrative and technical support to the company.