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Michelle's experience includes a wide variety of project types, including deterioration evaluations, swimming pools, anchorage for mechanical theatrical equipment, stadium railing systems, insulated concrete form design, and panelized prefabricated systems for cooler or freezer rooms.

Within the engineering community, Michelle organizes and spearheads National Engineers Week as a panel speaker, host, event coordinator, and workshop participant focusing on underrepresented minorities and women encouraging higher education, with an emphasis on engineering. She also a liaison for Multiple Engineering Cooperative Program (MECOP) which is a work experience cooperative program that provides internships for university students. This experience has helped to develop her skills communicating technical concepts to an audience with varying technical skills.


  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Oregon State University


  • Building Cladding and Facade Design
  • Equipment Anchorage
  • Foundation Repairs
  • Fire Escape Evaluations
  • Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Structures (vertical and lateral analysis)
  • Retaining Structures
  • Seismic Evaluations (ASCE 41)
  • Seismic Retrofit Design
  • Structural Repairs

Professional Affiliations & Development:

  • American Concrete Institute, Oregon Chapter (OACI)
  • Structural Engineers Association of Oregon (SEAO)
  • Primary Representative - Multiple Engineering Cooperative Program (MECOP)  
  • Held Board of Director position (SEAO)
  • Advocacy Committee, Engineers Week (SEAO)
  • Planning Committee, Portland Engineers Week (ASCE)
  • 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)
  • Seismic Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Buildings, ASCE 31 and ASCE 41 (SEAO)
  • Inelastic Structural Response to Subduction Zone Earthquake (SEAO)
  • Fundamentals of Earthquake Engineering for Building Structures, ASCE 7-16 Tsunami Loads (SEAO)



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SBA Certified Small Business Enterprise (#P0669937)

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Miller Consulting Engineers (MCE) is a well-established, growing structural engineering firm located in SW Portland, OR. We provide diversified structural engineering services to a variety of clients and design using a full array of materials including timber, steel, masonry, concrete, and composites. Consulting is a fast-paced business and last year we completed over 1,500 projects.

MCE offers a competitive benefits package and growth opportunities.  We also support continuing education and training to encourage your potential.

We offer:
  • Competitive salary (commensurate with experience)
  • Company profit sharing & retirement contribution
  • Work-life balance
  • Employer paid benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance

If you're interested in joining our growing team, look through our current openings below and submit your résumé and cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

Currently Hiring:

Associate Structural Engineer I (3+ years experience and license)

As an Associate Structural Engineer I you will:
  • Perform calculations, develop loading requirements, & create accurate & concise drawings
  • Communicate effectively & professionally with senior engineers & clients regarding status of new & ongoing projects
  • Pay attention to client expectations & scope adjustments, work closely with senior engineers
  • Perform research & conduct field investigations
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • PE license & 3+ years of experience is required
  • Preferred to have personal vehicle & the minimum required Oregon insurance for site visits
  • Ability to generate creative solutions within existing limitations
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities
  • Contributes to positive team spirit
If this would be a good fit for you, please submit your cover letter and résumé in the "Upload Résumé " section, found below.