NWTE TEAM MEMBERS
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Steven Diamond, President
Steven Diamond, PE, CEng, MI StructE. was trained as a structural engineer in Scotland. He is also a Professional Engineer registered in 5 US states. He worked for eight years in the UK working on a range of large structural projects. He moved to Bermuda to work for a consulting engineering firm. As one of the few qualified structural engineer on the island he was kept very busy working on Hospital wings, Airport extensions and many multi story steel buildings. After a year of vacation traveling around the world Steven landed on the shores of the USA. Moving west he spent 9 months in Portland, Oregon working for a small consulting engineering firm. He then moved north to Seattle to work in the tower industry with Tower Engineering Consultants, which later became SpectraSite. Steven was rapidly promoted to Director of Operations and was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Lynnwood Engineering office. As President of NWTE he is involved with every project from climbing the towers to writing the checks. Steven lives in Millcreek, WA with his wife Diana, daughter Cassie and his black Labradors Gwen. When not working Steve enjoys kayaking and snowboarding.
Kirk Wieber, Director of Finance
Kirk Wieber, was born in Spokane, Washington. He attended Spokane Falls Community College for his pre-engineering education. He then took a six-month break from his education and flew off to Europe to crusade for his future wife. After returning victorious he attended Gonzaga University and graduated in 1999 with at Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (Go Zags!). At Gonzaga Kirk was an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) student chapter where he designed, built, and raced concrete canoes for the regional ASCE competitions. Throughout his academic process he worked as a drafter/surveyor/designer for a small civil engineering firm. After he graduated he and his wife worked for a summer at a Girl Scouts Camp located on Coeur d’Alene Lake, ID. Then Kirk worked contract for the City of Auburn, WA as assistant project manager. After a brief nine-month stay at the City of Auburn he was hired on as a Tower Engineer with TEC, which soon after became SpectraSite. At SpectraSite, Kirk performed computerized structural analysis, site surveys and tower inspections on some of the tallest structures in the world (up to 1989 feet). At NWTE Kirk has performed structural analyses on existing Broadcast and Telecommunications towers. Kirk has also performed design and drafted site construction drawings for tower modification upgrade packages. He is a competent climber, having completed courses in fall protection & rescue as well as RF safety awareness. Kirk has climbed and performed conditional assessment tower audits on over 200 towers. When not at work Kirk likes to bike, hike, cook, explore mycology, and chase after his four adorable children, Roisin, Quinn, Moira and Tadgh.
Harvey Carlisle, Director of Engineering
Harvey Carlisle, PE, graduated from Brigham Young University (Provo, UT) in 1992 with bachelors and masters degrees in Civil Engineering. Harvey began work at the Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory (now the Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center) in Port Hueneme, California where he performed research on offshore construction methods. After moving to Springfield, Oregon in 1994 Harvey performed structural analysis and design as well as condition assessments of existing structures while at Evergreen Engineering. In 2000, he began performing condition assessments and structural analyses, and designing structural modifications for existing broadcast and telecommunications towers while at Tower Engineering Consultants and SpectraSite. Since 2002, he has been with NWTE and has helped evaluate over 600 towers. He has been on site and climbed many of those towers himself. Harvey resides in Springfield with his wife Martha and their three children.