Gillian Montgomery
Gillian Montgomery
Senior Associate Engineer, Buehler Engineering, Inc
CA

More Engineers!

Chris Wolfe
Yamile Jackson
Hannah Noll
Supragya Devkota
Sameena Shah
Amy Betz
Marnie Smith
Barbara Nielsen
Victoria Yan Pillitteri
Anastasia Venable-Nappen
Susan Burkett
Christine Dent
Biography
It took me a long time to figure out what I wanted to do. My parents were not in the construction or engineering fields, and instead worked fairly mundane office jobs. As a kid through high school, I was good at math and science, but didn't really know how to apply it. I was (semi) forced to go to college and eventually found engineering. After 5 years, I found structural engineering and was hooked. In 2010, I graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Sacramento State in CA. In 2011, I graduated from Stanford University with a Master's of Science degree, specializing in structural engineering. Since then I have worked at Buehler Engineering, Inc. My main task is project engineer for building design (from concept to construction). I also complete seismic evaluation of structures and lead non-structural special seismic certification for equipment. I've worked on many types of buildings including multi-story residential, medical clinics, performance arts theatres, prisons, schools, and hospitals brought California. I obtained my Professional Engineers license in 2013, and plan on taking the Structural Engineer's exam. As a female in the industry, especially construction industry, I have experienced many difficulties, frustration and negativity. I have also had amazing successes, found a fellowship and discovered great strength.
Read More Read Less
Latest Questions
View More