Associate Engineer

Michelle Chavez, PE

Position: Associate Engineer

Education:

  • BSCE, Oregon State University

Experience:

  • Engineer with Miller Consulting Engineers since 2006
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Oregon

 Specialties:

  • Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Structures (vertical and lateral analysis)
  • Building Cladding and Facade Design
  • Equipment Anchorage
  • Stage Rigging
  • Seismic Retrofit Design
  • Structural Repairs
  • Retaining structures

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Concrete Institute, Oregon Chapter (OACI)
  • Structural Engineers Association of Oregon (SEAO) 

Activities:

  • Director, SEAO Board of Directors
  • Advocacy Committee, Engineers Week, SEAO

Professional Development:

  • Design of Diaphragms, Chords, and Collectors Based on 2009 IBC and ASCE/SEI 7-05, (SEAO)
  • Non Destructive Testing, (OACI)
  • How design Affects Construction Cost, (OACI)
  • Structural Masonry Design Webinar, Walls, Columns, Quality Assurance, Rebar Detailing, Anchor Bolts, (NW Concrete Masonry Association)
  • Reinforcing Technologies, Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
  • Seismic Design for a Three Story Wood Light-Frame Structure
  • Seismic Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Buildings, ASCE 31 and ASCE 41, (SEAO)

 


Ms. Chavez is a Project Engineer of Miller Consulting Engineers, Inc. and has been involved with the design of structures since 2006. Michelle is experienced with a wide variety of projects including swimming pools, anchorage for mechanical theatrical equipment, stadium railing systems, designing concrete residence with insulated concrete forms (ICF), and panelized prefabricated systems used as cooler or freezer rooms.

Within the community, Michelle is involved with National Engineer's Week  as a panel speaker, host, event coordinator, and workshop participant with the focus on underrepresented minorities and women, encouraging higher education with an emphasis on engineering. This experience has helped to develop her skills communicating technical concepts to an audience with varying technical skills.


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Full-Time Structural Designer
Miller Consulting Engineers, Inc. is a well-established structural engineering firm located in Portland, Oregon, and is looking for entry-level designers with one or more years of experience. We provide diversified structural engineering services to a wide variety of clients and design with timber, concrete, masonry, composite, and steel. Consulting is a fast-paced business and last year we completed over 1,000 projects. We offer competitive salaries based on experience, are a family-oriented firm, maintain reasonable work hours, and have a great work environment. 

A bachelor’s degree in civil/structural engineering is required. Entry level engineers will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects including commercial, industrial, residential, towers, retaining walls, specialty structures, seismic analysis/retrofit, and historical restoration of structures. If you are looking for this kind of work environment with diversified structural engineering, please contact us.

You may submit your cover letter and resume in the "Upload Resume" section, found below. 

Full-Time Structural Engineer
Miller Consulting Engineers, Inc. is a well-established structural engineering firm located in Portland, Oregon, and is looking for an experienced engineer with four or more years of experience. We provide diversified structural engineering services to a wide variety of clients and design with timber, concrete, masonry, steel, and composites. Our Consulting firm is a fast-paced business and last year we completed over 1,000 projects. We offer competitive salaries based on experience, are a family-oriented firm, maintain reasonable work hours, and have a great work environment.
 
For experienced engineers, a bachelor’s degree in civil/structural engineering and a professional engineering license are required (or the ability to take the exam). Our engineers have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects including commercial, industrial, residential, towers, retaining walls, specialty structures, seismic analysis/retrofit, and historical restoration of structures. If you are looking for this kind of work environment with diversified structural engineering, please contact us.
 
You may submit your cover letter and resume in the "Upload Resume" section, found below.