Our Company

Cooper Engineering is a 70-year strong civil engineering company located in northwest Wisconsin.  We are a full-service team and work with our clients throughout planning, design, and construction to engineer your transportation, municipal, industrial, airport, environmental, or development project. 


Our staff is well-educated, proficient, and brings years of knowledge to projects.  Our familiarity with regulations and policies produces progress with minimum delays.  Cooper Engineering manages costs by understanding our clients’ needs and decisively developing an approach to expediently achieve goals.  We guide our clients toward solutions that consider both the short-term construction and long-term maintenance costs. 


Our philosophy is to find long-term solutions, utilize cost-effective approaches in design and construction, and repeatedly meet your timelines and budget goals with professional service in balance with project demands.


Leadership Team

Bruce Markgren, P.E.



Tel: 715-234-0506

Steve Poethke, P.E.

Vice President

Civil and Environmental Engineering Services


Tel: 715-234-0517

Scot Balsavich, P.E.

Vice President
Transportation and Construction Services


Tel: 715-234-0505

Kelley Draeger, CPA

Vice President

Business and Operations


Tel: 715-234-0513


Cooper Engineering Company, Inc.

Rice Lake, Wisconsin

Phone: 715-234-7008

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