About Sandman Structural Engineers

Who We Are

Sandman is a team of top design and consulting engineers with offices in the following Minnesota cities: Moorhead, Minneapolis, and Brainerd. The firm has continually grown since its inception in Moorhead in 2005 by focusing on delivering the highest quality product and service while building strong, honest relationships with clients. Innovation and quality is maintained because of the company’s commitment to only hire the brightest professionals with demonstrated personal character.

Where We Are Registered

In order to serve our clients’ needs, Sandman Structural Engineers is registered in 49 States, The District of Columbia, and 5 Canadian Provinces.

What We Do

At Sandman, we come alongside our clients as trusted advisors to help them achieve their goals. We help our clients proactively navigate challenges inherent in building structures. We provide economical services in the areas of structural design, inspection, and investigation.
SSE Mission Statement: Enabling the success of our clients and our team by providing excellent service and safe, cost-effective solutions.

Our Core Values

We Innovate

We find or create the most efficient and effective solutions.

We Win Together

Our innovative and quality services are created through our talented people collaborating as a team.

We Make it Right

Providing the highest quality products with honesty, professionalism, and accountability.

Core Leadership

Kurt Sandman, PE


At a young age,  Kurt had a great interest in building things and how things were put together.

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Mitch Okeson, PE, SE

Principal/Vice President

Growing up, Mitch enjoyed learning how things “work” and eventually became more and more interested in understanding the “why” of how they worked.

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Justin Schoenberg, PE

Principal/Practice Area Leader - Commercial

Justin chose structural engineering after doing an internship with the DOT. He found that type of engineering just wasn’t very exciting.

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Nathan Hoffmann, PE

Associate/Team Leader

Nathan chose Structural Engineering as a career because of his interest in building things and his knack for math and science.

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