Kristian McCombs, PE

Project Engineer
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A Project Engineer at Humber Design Group, Kristian works closely with HDG team members and clients on a wide variety of civil engineering projects.  She is responsible for day to day coordination, communication, and collaboration with clients, team members, and local jurisdictions, answering questions, providing design services and calculations, and carrying out project management responsibilities.  Kristian is also actively involved in project construction services including site observation and communication with contractors, architects, and other consultants during the construction phase.

Kristian is highly involved in projects within the City of Portland and has extensive hands-on knowledge and experience in City of Portland public works permitting.  She is also especially skilled in site grading and stormwater design.  While Kristian’s work focuses on urban civil engineering, she is adept at providing civil engineering for a wide range of projects, including those projects built on undeveloped land as well as renovations to existing building sites.  Her experience covers a range of project types, from multi, single, market rate, and affordable housing to commercial buildings and hospitality facilities.

Kristian received her BSCE from the University of Portland and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Oregon.  She is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers Oregon Young Member Forum and serves as their social media chair.



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BSCE, University of Portland

Licenses and Certifications:
Licensed Professional Engineer:  Oregon

Community and Professional Involvement:
American Society of Civil Engineers, Oregon Young Member Forum, Social Media Chair
Engineers Without Borders (2012-2013)


Kristian enjoys working in a team environment and values the relationships formed within a design team.  She also appreciates that each project is its own unique puzzle and loves seeing the pieces come together through the design process.  In her personal time, Kristian enjoys playing with her Golden Retriever, kayaking, rock climbing, skiing, and taking in the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest.  She is a self-proclaimed coffee connoisseur and loves checking out Portland’s food scene.