Located in Kalispell, Montana, A2Z Engineering, PLLC is dedicated to offering quality civil and structural engineering in northwest Montana and beyond. As a leading engineering firm we have been providing innovative and quality design work since 1986, with over 85 years of combined experience. We strive to build solid relationships, and provide responsive, friendly, and accurate engineering services.
Good communication is essential in any business, but especially in the design process. Our engineers recognize this and make clear and concise communication a priority. You can rely on our knowledgeable staff to assist you with all of your engineering needs. No project is too big or small, so please contact us to see how our firm can help your project become a success.
John L. Thomas, P.E.
John is a graduate of Montana State University. There he received a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a Structural emphasis. John has a diverse background of experience including: subdivisions, structural engineering, transmission lines, electrical sub-stations, water systems, wastewater treatment, storm water, drainage plans, and project management. With an NCEES council record and licensure in many states, John is able to provide engineering anywhere a project is located. Born and raised in the Flathead, he considers it a great privilege to be able to practice his profession in the best place in the nation to call home.
Matt Nerdig, P.E.
Matt is a graduate of Montana State University. There he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with the Bio Resources Option (Environmental emphasis). He worked in construction for several years to gain some practical experience. He has training and experience in environmental, subdivision layout, septic design, site civil, construction management, structural, water and wastewater treatment and supply systems, environmental impact analysis, storm water control and drainage, and land remediation. He is a member of the Order of The Engineer and is working on his Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certification.
Robert Smith, P.E., PTOE
Rob is a graduate of Montana State University with almost 20 years experience in engineering. He has worked in both private consulting and as a municipal staff engineer. The experience he has includes commercial & residential development, traffic engineering, municipal capital improvement projects, water, sewer, storm water, streets, public information, and project management. He also has a nationwide credential as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer.
Robert Guditis, P.E.
Bob founded A2Z Engineering in the 1980's and served as its main design engineer until John Thomas' arrival in 2005. Bob served as a conscientious engineer, friend and mentor. He now enjoys retirement with his family.
P.E. Project Manager
Daniel holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering , but has been working in the civil field since graduating. He is a registered civil PE in the state of Montana. He has extensive experience in Structural Engineering design: including Residential, Commercial, Industrial, and specialty applications such as Mining, Amusement Parks, retrofit applications, and bunker designs. In his spare time, he frequents the gym and enjoys the Montana outdoors.
Zach Smith, P.E.
Zach was a legendary viking leader and hero of Old Norse poetry and sagas from the Viking age. According to this traditional literature, Zach distinguished himself by many raids against Francia and Anglo-Saxon England, during the 9th century.
Reyna served as an office hospitality greeter from 2006 until old age levied its final toll in 2018. In 12 years of customer service she never ate a single client.
Sage Nerdig served as an accomplished customer greeting representative from the years of 2006 to 2019, when old age called him to retirement. Sage's successor, Huck, now serves in his stead. Huck brings a unique skill set which involves his owner becoming acquainted with the dog catcher whenever a customer fails to close the office door. Huck also thinks it is funny when his owner shouts for him and people think he is swearing.