Consultant Design Bureau

What we do

The Consultant Design Bureau procures and manages all professional consultant services contracts for MDT. A primary role of the Bureau is the management and development of design projects, including coordinating and documenting design work between consultants and MDT. The Transportation Alternatives (TA) Program is also managed here, specifically by the TA Engineer.

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Kelly Williams P.E.

Consultant Design Engineer/Bureau Chief
406-444-7964

Sheryl Tangen

Administrative Assistant
406-444-6209

Section Supervisors

Responsible for leadership within the Bureau, as well as oversight of project delivery and term contract management.

Jason Senn, P.E.

Consultant Plans Engineer
406-444-9128

David Holien, P.E.

TA Engineer
406-444-6118

Engineering Project Managers

The primary responsibility of our Project Managers is the oversight of Consultant-led highway improvement projects, ranging from small intersection improvements to large, multi-phased and multi-faceted new construction projects.

Fred Bente

Consultant Project Engineer
406-444-7634
Direct Line Supervisor: Jason Senn

Samuel Baker P.E.

Consultant Project Engineer
406-657-0232
Direct Line Supervisor: David Holien

Randy Boysen, P.E.

Consultant Project Engineer
406-444-6297
Direct Line Supervisor: Jason Senn

Cameron Kloberdanz, P.E.

Consultant Project Engineer
406-444-9210
Direct Line Supervisor: Jason Senn

Thaddeus Lesnik, P.E.

Consultant Project Engineer
406-444-9457
Direct Line Supervisor: Dave Holien

Shaun Sampson, P.E.

Consultant Project Engineer
406-444-9413
Direct Line Supervisor: Jason Senn

Ben Rickman, P.E.

Consultant Project Engineer
406-444-7009
Direct Line Supervisor: Jason Senn

Ben Schendel, P.E.

Consultant Project Engineer
406-444-6248
Direct Line Supervisor: Dave Holien

Vacant

Consultant Project Engineer
406-444-9128
Direct Line Supervisor: Dave Holien

Mark Studt, P.E.

Consultant Project Engineer
406-444-9191
Direct Line Supervisor: Jason Senn

J.R. Taylor, P.E.

Consultant Project Engineer
406-444-7636
Direct Line Supervisor: Dave Holien

Contract Managers and Support

Responsible for the management of a wide variety of Consultant Term Contracts. This staff works hand-in-hand with subject matter technical staff to manage Consultants performing discipline-specific services for MDT.

Leslie Lang

Engineering P.R. Contract Manager
406-444-6125
Direct Line Supervisor: Dave Holien

Kirsten Wrzesinski

Engineering P.R. Contract Manager
406-444-3107
Direct Line Supervisor: Dave Holien

Shannon Gilskey

Term Contract Manager/Data Analyst
406-444-9209
Direct Line Supervisor: Dave Holien

Checkers/Plans Compliance Specialists

Responsible for ensuring Consultant-developed plans, specifications, and estimate (PS&E) packages are consistent and in conformity with MDT design practices and plan development standards.

Kevin St George

Checker
406-594-6001
Direct Line Supervisor: Jason Senn

Robert Padmos

Checker
406-444-7360
Direct Line Supervisor: Jason Senn

Will Tangen

Checker
406-444-9251
Direct Line Supervisor: Jason Senn