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Founded in 1995 in Las Vegas, Nevada by two University of Idaho graduates, Lochsa Engineering is an innovative and value driven engineering, surveying, and BIM design firm. Named after the Lochsa River in Northern Idaho, Lochsa (pronounced lock-saw) means “rough waters” in the Native American Nez Perce language it is with that spirit that Lochsa Engineering chooses to navigate towards technically challenging projects while focusing on delivering creative and effective results. Our firm has the experience and expertise to develop advanced and often pioneering solutions for a sizable range of construction types.

Our dedication to cultivating new relationships, building a cohesive design team, and delivering operative project solutions has earned us the trust and credibility from a variety of clients in the private and public sectors, governmental agencies, architectural firms, and building contractors. We look forward to making your concept a reality.


Lochsa Engineering is a team of highly motivated professionals that seek out new opportunities, new collaborations, and new challenges so that we are continually evolving personally and professionally to remain at the top of our industry. We embrace change and strive to create greener, smarter, and more sustainable structures.


  • Teamwork & Leadership: Our mission is to build a company that empowers each individual to maximize their potential and gain strength and knowledge from those around us. Our culture encourages participation, communication, and involvement to facilitate the development of leaders in the office and in the communities we serve.
  • Quality & Service: We recognize and respect the strengths and talent that each member contributes to the organization. And our diverse platform of experience allows us to cater to the goals of our clients.

Lochsa makes every effort to present value to each client by providing proactive communication, expertise in the industry, a high level of client care, and personal commitment from the team. We love technology and incorporate the newest software so that our people can be creative and productive in their designs by utilizing BIM (Building Information Modeling). Our interpretation of a successful product is quality service delivered on time, on budget, and to the client’s satisfaction.

Overview of Projects

  • Bridges/Pedestrian Bridges
  • Civil Centers
  • Commercial Developments
  • Commercial Offices
  • Convention Centers
  • Education Facilities
  • Entertainment/Sports Facilities
  • Government/Municipal Facilities
  • Hotels/Casinos
  • Industrial/Warehouse Complexes
  • Legal Investigations
  • Medical Facilities
  • Parking Garages
  • Private Custom Homes
  • Public Facilities
  • Residential Subdivisions
  • Private Custom Homes
  • Resorts & Spas
  • Restaurants/Entertainment
  • Schools/Churches

For more information on Lochsa Engineering, please contact us today!