• B.S.E. Civil Engineering, Walla Walla University, 1990
  • M.S.E. Structural Engineering, Purdue University, 1991


Registered in:

  • Washington
  • Oregon
  • Idaho
  • Nevada
  • Wyoming

Professional Affiliations

  • American Concrete Institute
  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • International Code Council
  • Structural Engineers Association of Washington

Community Support

  • Advocate for the Tri-Cities Deaf Community and conversant in American Sign Language


  • Previous adjunct professor of structural engineering for Walla Walla University School of Engineering

Harvey E. Lighthouse, M.S.E., P.E.

Civil Engineer (Structural Engineering)

Harvey Lighthouse has worked at Harms Engineering, Inc. (HEI) since 1995 and is the lead engineer for structural projects.  He works with scores of contractors, architects, designers and business owners to produce the design and specifications of structural components for commercial and residential structures, fabric covered buildings, churches and industrial facilities.

In addition, Harvey is often called on to provide objective and practical structural evaluations and failure analysis for contractors, owners, insurance claims adjusters and attorneys.  Services include:

  • Evaluation of the structural integrity of existing structures with recommended modifications to meet Client’s functional criteria.
  • Failure assessments of structures and structural components.  These assessments may require root cause analysis, detailed reports and recommendations for repair.
  • Expert witness services

Prior to working for HEI, Harvey worked for ICF Kaiser Hanford from 1992 - 1995 where his responsibilities included structural design and specifications for concrete structures, and evaluation of existing steel frame buildings for conformance to seismic load requirements.

Contact Harvey at:
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