Anderson-Montgomery Consulting Engineers is an engineering firm headquartered in Helena and staffed with individuals with long-standing Montana infrastructure planning, design, construction and grant management experience. We are a small engineering firm, committed to providing clients with high quality engineering services and personalized attention at a very reasonable cost.  Scott Anderson, P.E, is President of AMCE and has over 35 years of Montana-based engineering experience.  Paul Montgomery, P.E., is Vice-President of AMCE, with over 25 years of regulatory and consulting experience. 

Our staff has worked extensively with communities throughout Montana to address their engineering needs, at a reasonable cost.  Each of these projects posed very unique challenges which we worked hard to address, leaving our clients with a successful project. It is our goal to provide complete engineering services, including the provision of both technical and financial solutions to allow project implementation. As a small company competing against larger firms, we work harder to provide the service our clients want and need.  


Scott AndersonScott Anderson, P.E., has been President of Anderson-Montgomery since incorporation in 2000. Prior to this he established a successful office in Helena for another Montana consulting firm. As a consultant, Scott has worked on all aspects of municipal infrastructure projects including new water and wastewater collection or distribution systems, treatment and disposal systems as well as existing system upgrades. Prior to 1995, he managed the Wastewater Technical and Financial Section and the State Revolving Loan program for the Montana Department of Environmental Quality for 18 years. Scott has over 35 years of experience in the infrastructure field, encompassing both the technical and financial aspects of project implementation. Scott’s education was provided by the University of Idaho and Montana State University. Scott has served as the President and National Director of the Montana Water Environment Association.

Jim MelstadJim Melstad, P.E., has been a Senior Project Engineer with AMCE for several years and came to the firm as an expert is water system regulation, design and construction. Mr. Melstad managed the Montana Public Water Supply program at MDEQ for many years which included compliance monitoring, water & wastewater operator certification, operator training, data management, contract administration, engineering plan review, compliance inspections, technical assistance, and rule-making. Prior to joining AMCE, Jim worked for a national consulting firm which provided technical assistance to the US EPA, the State of Montana, the State of Washington and other clients. Jim earned his undergraduate and graduate engineering degrees from South Dakota State University. Jim has served as the President and National Director of the Montana Section of the American Water Works Association.


Paul MontgomeryPaul Montgomery, P.E., and Vice-President of AMCE, has been co-owner of the engineering firm since its incorporation in July 2000. From 1997 to July 2000, he worked for another Montana engineering firm and took numerous infrastructure projects from concept to completion during that time. Prior to 1997, Paul worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with over 10 years of technical and regulatory experience in the state and federal wastewater management programs. Paul has also worked for the Montana Department of Environmental Quality and other private engineering firms in the Midwest and has gained considerable design and project planning skills. In addition to general firm and project management, Paul provides structural engineering design capability for the firm. Paul is a Helena native and earned his engineering degree at Montana State University. Paul is a past President of the Montana Water Environment Association.

Adam Eckhart, F.E., engineering technician, started working for Anderson Montgomery as a summer intern in conjunction with finishing his degree in Mechanical Engineering at Montana State University. The internship developed into a full time position upon the completion of his degree, where he is now working on water, wastewater and transportation facility projects. Adam has worked on project design, drafting, construction management and resident inspection for several projects with the firm including: Polson Water Project; Montana Law Enforcement Academy; Montana State Hospital; Kevin Wastewater; Whitefish River Lakes Forcemain; the Helena Ten Mile Water Treatment Plant; Alberton Water Planning; Whitefish I&I Mitigation; Missoula Composting Study; and Whitefish Waste Water Treatment Plan Planning.

Barbara NyeBarbara Nye has worked as a designer, CADD operator, graphic designer and field technician for engineering firms in the Helena area for over 30 years. Barbara has worked on the design aspect of a variety of projects including stream reclamation, mine closures, mine reclamation, forest service road design, water and sewer line design, water and wastewater systems, EAs and EIS reports. She has provided technical field assistance and data gathering for asbestos abatement projects, soil and water sampling events and surveying projects. Barbara is committed to contributing to the success of Anderson-Montgomery and to bringing our clients high quality mapping, graphics and design drawings throughout every step of the project.




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