507 Main Ave West

Twin Falls, ID 83301

(208) 734-9015

Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Closed Saturday and Sunday

About Us

McClure Engineering, Inc. was founded in 1978 by Scott McClure to fulfill the engineering needs of businesses and organizations with operations and facilities in Twin Falls, Idaho and the surrounding areas. For over 40 years, Mr. McClure has built a reputation of professionalism and unparalleled expertise that has expanded the business footprint and brought McClure’s expertise and licensed services into 15 states and a handful of foreign countries. 

In 2020, Scott McClure passed the reins of the company to a new Board of Directors who share his vision of engineering excellence and his passion for a business built on the old-fashioned virtues of integrity, hard work and category-leading expertise. This new ownership is committed to raising the bar even higher through expansion of services, growth of talent base, and an eye on the future of engineering across the American West.

Meet the McClure Engineering Board of Directors

Matt Farr

Matt graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science in Welding Engineering. To put himself through school, he worked as an Iron Worker, gaining hands-on experience erecting commercial structural steel and re-bar frameworks.

After graduation, Matt worked for The Boeing Company on a research and development team commissioned to develop and implement the Friction Stir Welding (FSW) process. Matt is a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) and has worked extensively with AWS welding codes, applying engineering principles in the fabrication of process piping and pressure vessels for the nuclear and petrochemical industries. He also has comprehensive project management and field engineering experience on industrial structural steel and bridge erection, as well as industrial food processing equipment and support structure manufacturing and installation projects.

For the last ten years, Matt has focused his career on Communications Engineering, learning the intricacies of designing, constructing, and operating fiber optic networks. He held the position of Engineering Manager for Direct Communications with oversight of multimillion-dollar utility design and construction projects. He also gained experience in applying for and managing federal government funding programs to aid in the expansion of broadband service in rural America.

Matt and his wife, Mariah, live in Rockland, Idaho where they are raising the lower half of their eight-child family. Matt is also a volunteer firefighter and is currently serving as Assistant Fire Chief.

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Nathan Farr, P.E.

Nathan has over 25 years of experience in heavy industrial electrical power engineering and “cradle-to-grave” project management under his belt. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah, minoring in Mathematics.

Nathan spent the first half of his career working for Centry Constructors & Engineers, a premier engineering and construction firm that carried out multi-disciplinary engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts with various clients throughout the western United States, Alaska and overseas in industries such as mining, material handling, oil and gas, hazardous waste incineration, refining, gas compression, cross-country pipelines and the like. Clients have included: Fairbanks Gold Mining, Kennecott, Anglo Gold, Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining, ASARCO, ENSCO, Williams Gas Pipeline, AMOCO, Sinclair, Flying J and others.

The second half of his career took him to eastern Saudi Arabia where he still lives with his family and manages major projects for the oil and gas mogul, Saudi ARAMCO. All throughout the kingdom, Nathan acts as Lead Project Engineer for refined products-distribution pipeline projects. Starting from the early stages of conceptual design, he shepherds projects all the way through detailed engineering, material procurement, construction, commissioning, and finally to successful close-out. In doing so, he regularly works with many internationally known engineering and large construction firms who have a steady “foot-hold” in the Saudi Arabian oil and gas industry.

Presently, he is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the states of Idaho, Louisiana, Oregon, Texas, and Utah.

Marcus Bott

Marcus earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University – Idaho. He first worked for Honda North America in the market quality division. As part of that team Marcus was responsible for analyzing market data and warranty parts to determine the root cause of failed electrical systems. Marcus was part of a team that developed a field fix for a common issue that has saved Honda millions of dollars.

Currently Marcus is the Operations Manager at OTC Connections, where he is responsible for directing the implementation of the latest technologies and methods in telecom equipment, networking, and fiber optic plant design and construction. Marcus was also instrumental in a successful grant application to the USDA ReConnect program to build fiber to the home to under-served communities.

Whenever he gets time, Marcus enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and three daughters.

Sam Farr

Sam graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. As a former employee of Honda of America Manufacturing Inc., he has gained experience with many disciplines of engineering including electrical, mechanical, manufacturing, and civil engineering. While working for Honda, Sam participated in overseeing many facility improvement and maintenance projects for the Marysville Auto Plant using D/B/B (design bid build) methodology.

Sam brings a balance of both “boots-on-the-ground” and project management expertise to the McClure team. While completing his undergraduate degree, Sam worked in the field as an outside plant technician operating heavy equipment and installing fiber optic network facilities. He now continues his career in the communications industry as the plant manager for a rural Internet service provider in the state of Missouri. He is a member of the Board of Directors at Missouricom and is responsible for overseeing network infrastructure upgrades and new builds totaling $10 million over the next eight years.

When Sam is not spending time with his wife, raising their two children, he enjoys working shoulder to shoulder with clients and contractors to help projects come to life and ensure their future success.

Colten Richards

Colten graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with an emphasis in Finance. While attending school, Colten was the CFO of a startup food service company and supervised everything from product development to market implementation. He led company audits and financial budgeting and forecasting. Colten also worked in the financial service industry as a Finance Intern for BANDER Investments where he worked with high-profile clients. Here Colten planed out retirement portfolios, analyzed investment performance, and aided in customer acquisition and retention.

Colten now works as a Project Manager and serves as an Officer of the Board of Directors at Missouricom, an independent telephone company in the state of Missouri. He is responsible for business expansion opportunities and marketing. He is leading the way in different fiber optic builds totaling over $3 million in the next year that will deliver gigabit broadband services to under-served communities in rural Missouri.

Colten enjoys hunting, hiking, camping, and spending time with his wife, Jessie.

Mark Farr

Mark is a results-oriented marketer with a unique ability to objectively and pragmatically evaluate marketing objectives then distill them down to concise yet articulate strategies for achievement.

Since 2013, Mark has worked as Group Strategy Director for TA, an Integrity company, with a Fortune 50 client roster including CVS Health, Aetna, and AARP. Prior to joining TA, Mark spent 12 years as co-founder and managing partner at a Utah marketing agency, serving clients in healthcare, retail, financial services, consumer packaged goods and education. He is an expert in direct marketing practices with extensive experience in B2B and B2C strategic planning. Some of his more notable work includes leading strategic planning for the Aetna Medicare Solutions agency of record contract and the development and launch of the Skullcandy consumer electronics brand.

Mark holds degrees in Marketing and Advertising Design from Utah State University, and an MBA from the University of Utah. To relax, Mark enjoys running, skiing, traveling, and hiking with his wife, three boys, and two Entlebucher Mountain Dogs.

Garrin Bott

Garrin is a graduate of Idaho State University with a Bachelor of Science. He got his start in telecommunications by going to work for Rockland Telephone Company’s affiliated company Direct Communications Star West, eventually becoming the General Manager and a partner for this company. In 1999 he became the Assistant Manager for Direct Communications Rockland.

In 2002 he became the President of Oregon Telephone Corporation. Since that time, Oregon Telephone has expanded its fiber and broadband network. Garrin has been successful in deploying fiber and broadband services in the rural areas he serves. He is former President of the Idaho Telephone Association and former Board representative for the Western Telecommunications Association. Outside of these core career endeavors, Garrin has been involved in the formation of, and has participated on the boards of, several communication companies, including Independent Cable Systems of Idaho, Syringa Wireless, and Syringa Networks.

Garrin is an advocate for creating jobs in rural America and actively supports his local community. He has served on a local school board for over 9 years, actively supports the Boy Scouts of America, and has been a volunteer EMT for 10 years.

Of all things, Garrin enjoys being a father and husband most. He has been happily married to his wife Deborah for 29 years and they together have 5 girls and 4 boys.

Meet the McClure Engineering Leadership Team

Matt Farr, President

Matt graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science in Welding Engineering. To put himself through school, he worked as an Iron Worker, gaining hands-on experience erecting commercial structural steel and re-bar frameworks.

After graduation, Matt worked for The Boeing Company on a research and development team commissioned to develop and implement the Friction Stir Welding (FSW) process. Matt is a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) and has worked extensively with AWS welding codes, applying engineering principles in the fabrication of process piping and pressure vessels for the nuclear and petrochemical industries. He also has comprehensive project management and field engineering experience on industrial structural steel and bridge erection, as well as industrial food processing equipment and support structure manufacturing and installation projects.

For the last ten years, Matt has focused his career on Communications Engineering, learning the intricacies of designing, constructing, and operating fiber optic networks. He held the position of Engineering Manager for Direct Communications with oversight of multimillion-dollar utility design and construction projects. He also gained experience in applying for and managing federal government funding programs to aid in the expansion of broadband service in rural America.

Matt and his wife, Mariah, live in Rockland, Idaho where they are raising the lower half of their eight-child family. Matt is also a volunteer firefighter and is currently serving as Assistant Fire Chief.

Jonathan Miller, P.E.

With over 15 years of professional experience in manufacturing and service industries, Jonathan brings a unique background to McClure Engineering Inc. After graduating from University of Idaho in Moscow, he started his professional career by learning the processes involved with producing non-fat dried milk and bulk sweet cream at the Darigold plant in Lynden, WA. Jonathan became licensed in Louisiana and Texas as a Mechanical Engineer while working for InterMoor, Inc.

Jonathan’s experience includes manufacturing of durable goods (synthetic fiber ropes) and non-durable goods (powdered milk), project management, support of offshore oil and gas station keeping services (including regulatory) and decommissioning of fixed platforms by abrasive water jet cutting in the outer continental shelf of the Gulf of Mexico, USA.

A co-inventor for more than 5 US Patents, Jonathan also speaks Brazilian Portuguese, a skill he developed while living in Bahia, Brazil for 22 months. Jonathan has authored and presented technical papers at conferences on three continents and even won best overall presenter at MCEDD 2014 in Madrid, Spain.

Abdul Khogiani, E.I.T.

Abdul obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 2015 from Pakistan’s Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology. He has more than five years of experience as a high school science and mathematics instructor. He also has experience with 2D drafting design in Autocad and completed his final year project in subsoil profiling of Hayatabad using GIS for the final thesis.

Abdul speaks six different languages (English, Hindi, Dari, Urdo, Persian, and Pashto). In addition, he has experience using SAP 2000 structure design and GIS software.

Abdul’s completed projects include a fryer wall reinforcement at a potato processing plant; residential and commercial building design in Jerome, ID; and foundation design for industrial freezer installation. He is serving as a structural engineer in training and is assisting both structural and mechanical engineers in different projects at McClure Engineering.

Brad Korsen, Drafter/Designer

Brad holds a Technical Certificate in the field of Drafting Technology from the College of Southern Idaho and a Pre-engineering Academy Certificate from Minico High School. As a drafter/designer, he utilizes AutoCad, AutoCAD MEP, Revit and AutoCAD Structural Detailing to produce 2D and 3D detailed drawings. In addition, he has experience in structural, HVAC, refrigeration and mechanical systems.