Bridger Engineers Inc., BEI, is a diversified civil and structural engineering firm located in Bozeman, Montana.  Founded in 1995 by Ed Matos and Brad Ebel, the company experienced a steady growth along with Southwest Montana.  In 2003 Matt Edwards became a partner in the firm. The firm is directed by Ed Matos, P.E., as its President.

BEI takes pride in the education, experience, and practicality of its staff.  Our professional staff has a combined experience in engineering and the construction field of over 125 years.  We are a solution oriented firm that has built solid relationships with our clients, accounting for over 60% of our workload attributable to repeat clients.

Our mission is to bridge the gap between the envisioned project and its constructed reality by working closely with clients, architects and contractors to achieve an effective team approach and to develop cost effective solutions.

Bridger Engineers maintains a professional staff providing:
  • Structural Engineering: analysis, design, and construction documents for all types of structures; private and public buildings; historical buildings; bridges; foundations; and retaining walls.

  • Civil Engineering: subdivision planning; roads; parking lots; storm  drainage plans; water and wastewater systems.

  • Land Surveying: site/topography mapping; legal surveys; subdivisions; floodplain delineations; and construction staking.

  • Project Management: planning and permitting; cost estimating; bidding and contract documents; and construction monitoring.