As a principal of Miller Consulting Engineers, Ron Vandehey has been involved with the design and assessment of structures since 1989. As a past member of the American Society of Cost Estimators with an educational background in cost estimating, Mr. Vandehey has extensive experience with cost estimating for various types of projects, some of which have been in excess of $50 million. His cost estimating experience includes providing Engineer’s Estimates of Probable Construction Costs for seismic retrofits, dams, and new and existing buildings. In addition, his extensive structural design experience allows him to recognize practical, economical, structural solutions with a special talent for the management and design of seismic renovations and additions to existing buildings.


  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering Technology with a specialty in Structural Engineering, Oregon Institute of Technology


  • ASCE 41 Evaluations
  • Commercial and Residential Structures
  • Construction Claims Consulting
  • Historic Structures
  • Educational Facilities
  • Equipment Anchorage
  • Litigation Support / Expert Witness
  • Modular Structures
  • Opinions of Probable Construction Costs
  • Parking Garages
  • Seismic Retrofits

Professional Affiliations and Activities:

  • ACEC Vice President, 2014-Current
  • Structural Engineers Association of Oregon, President 2007-2008
  • Structural Engineers Association of Oregon, Vice-President 2006-2007
  • Consulting Engineers Council of Oregon, Program Committee Chair
  • Oregon Chapter of American Concrete Institute
  • Construction Specifications Institute
  • Association of General Contractors of America - Oregon Columbia Chapter
States licensed in
New Jersey


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.

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