Leadership Rooted in Integrity, Ingenuity and Teamwork
With 80 years of family history in engineering and architecture, Chuck worked for Hope Architects and Engineers before founding Hope Engineering in 1993. Jim’s arrival in 1999 strengthened the firm’s leadership and increased the depth of expertise.
A Deep Bench of Reputable Engineers Devoted to Client Service
Our licensed engineers provide the full range of services for new building designs, renovations, tenant improvements and design/build delivery for public and private clients.
Hope-Amundson has expanded its leadership to include a team of highly-regarded professionals. Licensed throughout the Western United States, our senior staff are actively involved in professional organizations and celebrated as leaders in the structural engineering industry.
Loyalty, Performance and a Commitment to Excellence

Hope-Amundson strives to be the most sought after structural engineering firm to work with and to work for.
We attract and retain talented staff by providing a stimulating work environment and a team-oriented culture. Our culture inspires loyalty, and that loyalty inspires performance.
We share a passion for results-driven engineering and are dedicated to advancing both the firm and the industry by providing intelligent, effective and efficient structural solutions customized to meet the unique needs of every project we undertake.