Scott A. Nesvold, M.S., M. Eng., P.E.

Manager Building Science
Structural/Fire Protection Engineer
ScottN@CraneEngineering.com
VCard Curriculum Vitae

Scott Nesvold is an accomplished structural and fire protection engineer with more than 10 years of experience. Scott is responsible for the overall direction and planning for the Building Science division of Crane Engineering, consulting on division cases, and managing those cases that fall within his expertise. He provides expert consultation regarding building design and structural analysis and failure. Drawing on both his engineering expertise and years as a firefighter, Scott also evaluates fire protection systems and analyzes the impact of fires on structural integrity and life safety.

Part of Crane Engineering’s DART (Difficult Access Response Team), Scott is able to apply his expertise using in Ropes Access techniques and work in Confined Spaces, giving clients the ability to have inspections performed in nearly any location.

Previously, Scott was the vice president, principal engineer and co-founder of a consulting engineering company specializing in structural design and rehabilitation of bridges and buildings, safety inspections, fire protection engineering and load rating. He also performed structural analysis and design of all building types as a structural engineer for an architecture and engineering firm. His earlier employment included guiding research activities in two University of Minnesota structural testing laboratories and serving as captain, safety officer and firefighter at a municipal fire department.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from South Dakota State University, a Master of Science Degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Engineering Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland.

A registered professional engineer, he is a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers, National Fire Protection Association, International Association of Arson Investigators, and American Institute of Steel Construction.