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Philip J Bloom PE, PLS


Phil has a total of over 32 years experience as a Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor and twenty years experience as President of Columbia Northwest Engineering, PS. Additionally, Phil worked for the City of Moses Lake for eight years. He was Municipal Services Director/City Engineer for three years, supervising three divisions including Engineering, Community Development and Operations (Water / Sewer / Streets) with a combined staff of 31 persons. He worked as City Engineer for five years.

Phil offers 32 years of experience in civil engineering and design, site planning, land surveying and land development services for municipal, residential, industrial and commercial developments. As City Engineer, Phil was responsible for the development of municipal engineering projects; preparation of city ordinances, plat reviews, utility maps, engineering design and contract management of utility and street projects; administration of federal funds certified by Washington State D.O.T.; and the development and maintenance of capital improvement programs for street and utility systems.


B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Idaho 1972


Washington State Professional Engineer / Land Surveyor # 21651
Idaho Professional Engineer &Professional Land Surveyor # 3318


Land Surveyors’ Association of Washington
Idaho Society of Professional Land Surveyors
National Society of Professional Engineers

Project Experience

  • American West Bank, Grading & Storm Water Drainage and Control, Ephrata, WA
  • Crittenden Conversion, Industrial Binding Site Plan, Streets & Utilities, Moses Lake, WA
  • Pelican Way Subdivision, Streets & Utilities, Storm Water Drainage, Moses Lake, WA
  • Day Wireless, Subdivision, Site Civil Design for Water, Sewer, Power Grading, Storm Water Control, Moses Lake, WA
  • Fuji Chemical (Astral Pharmaceutical Manufacturing) Site Civil Design, Water, Sewer, Power, Grading, Storm Water Control & Drainage, Moses Lake, WA
  • Northland Cable – Site Civil Design for Water, Sewer, Power, Grading, Storm Water Control & Drainage, Moses Lake, WA
  • Polo Ridge Subdivision, Plat, Civil Design Water, Sewer, Streets, Grading, Storm Water & Drainage, Power, Moses Lake, WA
  • Wilbur Ellis Dry Fertilizer Hub Facility – Site Civil Design for Grading, Storm Water & Drainage Control, On-site Sewage Disposal, Power & Land Use Permitting