Meet The Team

Pacific Engineering Technologies Inc., Founded 1960

About US

Industry Experience

20 Engineering Professionals

Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. is a professional corporation founded in 1960 by Harvey R. Dodd to engage in the private practice of professional engineering and architectural consulting. Pacific Engineering Technologies began as Dodd & Milligan for a short time, and then continued as Harvey R. Dodd & Associates, Inc. By 1987, Mr. Dodd had retired and the company was renamed Dodd Pacific Engineering to reflect the firm’s steady growth and expansion of services throughout the western United States. In July 1995, the company became Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc.

Currently, Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. employs more than 20 professional engineers, architects, designers, draftsmen, technical assistants, and support staff. We have an outstanding record of developing effective solutions and providing top-quality services to our clients.

Engineering

Our team of engineering professionals is more than capable of handling your engineering needs.

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Architecture

If you have a project that requires architectural design, we have you covered. Get to know our architectural team below.

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Support Staff

Our team of support staff is a critical component to every engineering project. We have some of the best talent around.

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Structural Engineers

Michael P. Smith

Michael P. Smith

P.E., S.E., Principal

Civil & Structural Engineer Licenses: CA, ID. TX, WA
Structural Engineer Licenses: HI, OR
Professional Engineer Licenses: AK, MN, MT
Education: B.S.C.E. Colorado State University
Affiliations: American Society of Civil Engineers, Structural Engineering Institute

Mr. Smith serves as structural engineer for many of the firm’s structural design projects, damage assessments, and building evaluation studies. Mr. Smith joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in 1997 and was made a principal in 2006.

Kyle J. Bozick

Kyle J. Bozick

P.E., S.E., Principal

Structural Engineer License: Washington
Professional Engineer License: California
Education: B.S.C.E. University of Washington

Mr. Bozick serves as a structural engineer in many of the company’s water intrusion studies, damage assessments, building envelope repair projects and structural design projects. Mr. Bozick joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in 2001 and was made a Principal in 2010.

James F. Paustian

James F. Paustian

P.E., S.E., Principal

Structural Engineer Licenses: Washington, California
Education: B.S.C.E. Iowa State University 1981, M.S.E. University of Texas

Mr. Paustian serves as a structural engineer for many of the company’s water intrusion and building evaluation studies, damage assessments, construction defect studies and design projects.  Mr. Paustian has also performed numerous seismic evaluations and developed strengthening schemes for buildings throughout Washington and California.  Mr. Paustian joined the firm in 1995 and became a principal in 2000.

Ryan P. Barrett

Ryan P. Barrett

P.E., Principal

Professional Engineer License: Washington
Education: B.S.C.E. Seattle University

Mr. Barrett is involved in many of the company’s structural design projects, damage assessments, and building system evaluations. Mr. Barrett joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in 2000 and was made a Principal in 2017.

Jeffrey M. Bozick

Jeffrey M. Bozick

P.E., Principal

Professional Engineer License: Washington
Education: B.S.C.E. Washington State University 2004
Affiliations: Structural Engineering Institute

Mr. Bozick serves as Project Engineer for many of the company’s structural design projects, damage assessments, and building evaluation studies. Mr. Bozick joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in 2004 and was made a principal in 2018.

Mark A. Schaefer

Mark A. Schaefer

P.E., S.E., Principal

Structural Engineer License: Washington
Education: B.S.C.E. Southern Illinois University

Mr. Schaefer is involved in many of the company’s structural design projects, damage assessments, and building evaluation studies. He spent seven years with engineering firms in Missouri, and the Illinois Department of Mines and Minerals prior to joining Pacific Engineering Technologies in 1989. Mr. Schaefer served as Vice President from 2010 through 2019.

Mark Uchimura

Mark Uchimura

P.E., Principal

Professional Engineer License: Washington
Education: B.S.C.E. University of Washington
Affiliations: Structural Engineers Association of Washington, American Concrete Institute

Mr. Uchimura is involved in many of the company’s structural design projects, damage assessments, water intrusion, and building evaluation studies. Mr. Uchimura joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in 1988 after working for the Pierce County Public Works Department and the Seattle Engineering Department. He served as president from 2010 through 2017.

Christian E. Juenke

Christian E. Juenke

P.E., S.E., Project Manager

Education: M.S.C.E. University of Washington 2014
Structural Engineer License: Washington
Professional Engineer License: California
Affiliations: Psi Upsilon Fraternity, Theta Theta Chapter

Mr. Juenke serves as Project Manager for many of the company’s structural design projects, damage assessments, and building evaluation studies. Mr. Juenke joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in March 2015 after graduating from the University of Washington with a master’s degree in December 2014. His hard work has proven to be a valuable asset to our firm.

John A. Carreon

John A. Carreon

P.E., S.E., Project Engineer

Education: M.S.C.E. California State University, Fresno
Structural Engineer License: Washington
Professional Engineer License: California

Mr. Carreon serves as a project engineer for many of the company’s damage assessments, water intrusion and building evaluation studies, structural repair projects, as well as structural design projects. Mr. Carreon joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in 2017. His previous experience included cause and origin investigations, damage assessments, structural repair projects, as well as structural design projects.

Caleb Buchanan

Caleb Buchanan

E.I.T., Engineering Designer

Education: B.S.C.E. University of Washington 2017

Mr. Buchanan serves as Engineering Designer for many of the company’s structural design projects, damage assessments, and building evaluation studies. Mr. Buchanan joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in October 2018 after working for the Port of Seattle as a civil/structural engineering designer. His skills in engineering analysis have been very beneficial for our team.

Michael S. Nylander

Michael S. Nylander

P.E., Project Manager

Education: B.S.C.E. Seattle University, cum laude
Professional Engineer License: Washington

Mr. Nylander’s diverse design and project management experience includes marine facilities, aquaculture, petrochemical, pulp & paper, aerospace, automotive, retail and structural forensics investigations. Mr. Nylander serves as a structural engineer in the company’s water intrusion studies, damage assessments and building envelope repair projects. Mr. Nylander joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in 2021.

Architects & Designers

Nathan Fritz

Nathan Fritz

AIA, Principal

Registered Architect: Washington
Affiliations: Seattle Building Enclosure Council, International Code Council

Mr. Fritz serves as Principal Architect on the company’s building envelope, damage repair and remodel projects. His responsibilities include: construction management, code review, building envelope and air barrier design for commercial and residential structures, preparation of technical specifications and detailing of waterproofing assemblies. Mr. Fritz joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in 1999 and was made a Principal in 2014.

Bertha Lozano Diaz

Bertha Lozano Diaz

Architectural Designer

Education: Bachelor of Architecture – University of Mexico

Ms. Lozano serves as an Architectural Designer for many of the company’s architectural design projects, including commercial renovations and tenant improvements. Ms. Lozano joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in June 2018 after working as a project manager at an architectural firm in Bellevue. Her extensive knowledge and skill in architectural design has been essential to the success of our recent design projects.

Simon Georgieff

Simon Georgieff

Architectural Designer

Education: Bachelor of Environmental Design – University of Colorado 2015

As the newest member of our architectural design team, Mr. Georgieff has worked hard to learn the trade and provide support for our building envelope and architectural design projects. Mr. Georgieff joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in May 2019 after working as a project manager at a small architectural firm in California. His ability to learn quickly and communicate clearly has been a welcome addition to our team.

Jan Bredal

Jan Bredal

NCARB, Principal

Registered Architect: Washington, Oregon
Education: Bachelor of Architecture Washington State University 1971

Mr. Bredal has extensive experience in the production of architectural projects including: project management, document preparation and code review, technical specification writing and space planning for commercial, industrial and health care projects in Washington, Utah, Alaska, Oregon and California. He has also provided construction administration on many projects. Mr. Bredal served as principal from 1990 through 2010.

Georgia Kent

Georgia Kent

E.I.T., Engineering Designer

Education: B.S.C.E. Walla Walla University 2021

As the newest member of our engineering design team, Ms. Kent has worked very hard to learn the trade and support the other engineers. Ms. Kent joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in July 2021 after graduating from Walla Walla University with a bachelor’s degree in June 2021.

Administrative Staff and CAD Technicians

Jeffrey A. Smith

Jeffrey A. Smith

Accounting Controller and Office Manager

Education: B.A. Economics – University of Puget Sound

​Mr. Smith is in charge of the accounting department and also acts as office manager. He joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in 2013.

Theresa R. Long

Theresa R. Long

Receptionist

Ms. Long, our receptionist, is the friendly voice that you hear when you call. Besides her receptionist duties, Ms. Long also maintains our job database and proofreads and edits engineering reports. Ms. Long joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in 1996.

Christopher D. Bacus

Christopher D. Bacus

Permit Specialist and Senior CAD Technician

Mr. Bacus is in charge of handling permit submittals to cities and counties across the State of Washington, and provides our engineers with technical support using AutoCAD to produce drawings and specifications. Mr. Bacus joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in 1999.

Christopher J. Nunes

Christopher J. Nunes

CAD Technician

Education: M.A. Architecture – Arizona State University

Mr. Nunes provides our engineers with technical support using AutoCAD to produce drawings and specifications. He also provides architectural design assistance on some of our remodel and repair projects. Mr. Nunes joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in January 2016. Mr. Nunes previously worked as a project manager and architectural designer and incorporates this knowledge of architecture into his drafting work.

Vinh H. Nguyen

Vinh H. Nguyen

CAD Technician

Mr. Nguyen provides our engineers with technical support using AutoCAD to produce drawings and specifications. He also performs architectural design services on several of our remodel and repair projects along with providing 3D models and renderings. Mr. Nguyen joined Pacific Engineering Technologies, Inc. in March 2016. Mr. Nguyen previously worked as a project manager and architectural designer up until he started working at our firm.

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Location

2150 N. 107th Street, Suite 320
Seattle, WA 98133-9009