Lane is a principal structural engineer of Miller Consulting Engineers, Inc. and has been involved with structural design since 1996. Lane is experienced with a wide variety of materials including wood, masonry, concrete, steel, light-gage steel and aluminum. He has been involved with a variety of projects including design of steel moment frames for industrial buildings, historic building retrofits, seismic roof upgrades for metro-area school structures, structural evaluations and investigations that require existing building analysis and retrofits through recognized standards such as FEMA 178 and ASCE-31.  Lane has been involved with establishing guidelines for the special inspection requirements used throughout the state of Oregon with SEAO. He assisted The Masonry Society perform structural engineering trial designs with the goal to help improve building codes and standards. Lane assisted with trial designs for the Direct Design Handbook for Masonry Structures (TMS 403-10), a masonry design standard that helps designers on a more prescriptive basis.


  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Portland State University



  • Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Structures (vertical and lateral analysis)
  • Light Gauge Steel Structural and Aluminum Design
  • Building Cladding and Component Design
  • Equipment Anchorage and Rooftop Mechanical Support and Anchorage
  • Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit Design
  • School/Church Upgrades 
  • Masonry Structures
  • Temporary Shoring Design
  • Structural Repairs
  • Site Investigations
  • Hydronic System - Seismic Pipe Bracing and Thermal Restraints
  • Design of Dynamic Message Sign and Traffic Intersection Concrete Pole Foundations

Professional Affiliations & Development:

  • American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Steel Framing Alliance (SFA) 
  • Structural Engineers Association of Oregon (SEAO)
  • The Masonry Society (TMS)
  • ATC-20 Procedures for Post Earthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings, (SEAO)
  • Structural Masonry Design Webinar, Columns, Out-of-Plane Walls, Quality Assurance, Rebar Detailing (NW Concrete Masonry Association)
  • AISC Seismic Design-Updates and Resources for the 21st Century
  • SEAW Refresher Course for Seismic Codes
  • AISC Seismic Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Buildings


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GSA Schedule GS10F105AA
SBA Certified Small Business Enterprise (#P0669937)

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MCE is a well-established, quickly-growing structural engineering firm located in Portland, OR. We provide diversified structural engineering services to a wide range of clients and design with timber, concrete, masonry, composites, and steel. Consulting is a fast-paced business and last year we completed over 1,500 projects!
MCE offers competitive salaries and profit sharing based on experience, is a family-oriented firm, and maintains reasonable working hours. We also offer full benefits including medical, vision, and dental coverage, along with company contributions to retirement accounts. 
If you're interested in joining our growing team, look through our current openings below and submit your résumé . We look forward to working with you!

Current Openings

Structural Designer

As a Structural Designer, you'll have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects under the supervision of licensed engineers. A bachelor's degree in civil or structural engineering is required. Submit your résumé through the form below.

Structural Engineer

As a Structural Engineer, you'll be designing and managing a variety of commercial, residential, and industrial projects. A bachelor's degree in civil or structural engineering and professional licensure are required. Structural engineering licensure is preferred. Submit your résumé through the form below.

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