Jim Scoles was recently promoted to transportation market group leader at Morrison-Maierle.
In his new role, Scoles is responsible for all transportation projects that includes design of interstates, roads, bridges, and all other modes of transportation infrastructure. As Morrison-Maierle’s leader of the bridge discipline in the transportation market group, Scoles has been with the company since 2001.
Some of Morrison-Maierle's other transportation market group projects include the I-90 Bonner Bridges, Madison Street Bridge and Toston Structures in Montana; the North Sheridan Interchange, Natrona County Road, Summit Interchange Rehab and Gros Ventre River Bridge in Wyoming; and the Swinging Bridge and North Fork Blackfoot Trail Bridges for the U.S. Forest Service.
He and his team recently received the 2019 Montana American Council of Engineering Company’s Engineering Excellence Award for their Cabinet Gorge Bridge project in northwestern Montana.
Scoles is a 1995 graduate of Montana State University in civil engineering, where he also earned a master’s degree the next year. He is a registered professional engineer (PE) in Montana, Wyoming, Arizona, California and Idaho, and a registered structural engineer (SE) in Utah. As a senior structural design engineer and project manager, Jim is an expert in the design of steel and concrete bridges, structural analysis, bridge rehabilitation, structural inspection, bridge seismic retrofitting and many other transportation and hydraulic structures.