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

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.

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.

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.

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

Chad Fenner, General Manager

Chad is an accomplished professional with a diverse background in engineering, project management,
and leadership. Chad holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics
from the University of Nevada, Reno. With his deep expertise in the engineering industry and a proven
track record of delivering results, Chad is dedicated to driving growth, innovation, and client satisfaction.

With over 15 years of experience in engineering and management, Chad has successfully led cross-
functional teams and executed projects of varying complexity. His strategic mindset and ability to think
critically have consistently contributed to the success of the organizations he has worked with.

Prior to joining McClure Engineering, Chad held leadership roles at companies specializing in mining and
manufacturing. No matter the industry he consistently demonstrated his ability to streamline
processes, improve operational efficiency, and drive business growth. His technical acumen combined
with his strong management skills make him a valuable asset to the organization.

As the General Manager of McClure Engineering, Chad is responsible for overseeing operations, business
development, and client relationships. His customer-centric approach ensures that McClure Engineering
remains focused on delivering high-quality engineering solutions that meet the unique needs of clients
in Twin Falls and the surrounding areas.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Chad cherishes his role as a father and family man. He; his wife, Ann-
Marie; and 4 kids can constantly be found driving to Rodeos and Barrel Races all across the country. If
not on the road they can be found at home working on their breeding program and are working to raise
and train the next generation of champions.

Scott F. McClure, P.E., S.E., LEED Accredited Professional

Scott graduated with a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from Idaho State University. After graduating from Idaho State he served in the US Marine Corps. Scott decided to start McClure Engineering after the realization that the best results are obtained when you combine a committed work ethic with expertise. With over 40-plus years of experience, Scott has provided professional mechanical, industrial and structural engineering solutions to clients locally, across the country and internationally.

In outside activities, Scott was the President of the Idaho Society of Professional Engineers in 1984-1985, and in 1984 received the Outstanding Engineer Award from Idaho State University. He served from 1988 to 1990 as Idaho State National Director to the National Society of Professional Engineers and has served as National Director for Consulting Engineers of Idaho from 1990 to 1993. He is a past President of the Consulting Engineers of Idaho. He has been a member of the YFCA Board of Directors and past Chairman. Scott served on the Idaho State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors from 1998 to 2008 and served as Board Chairman in 2001. In 2010 Scott was awarded the Idaho Excellence in engineering award from the Idaho Society of Professional Engineers. In 2019 Scott was elected to the College of Southern Idaho Board of Trustees.

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.

Zach Malina, E.I.T

Zach is from Twin Falls, Idaho and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from
Oregon Institute of Technology. Zach was awarded a golf scholarship to attend the university out of high
school and played on the Oregon Tech’s team all five years he was there. He graduated in 2022 and
started at McClure Engineering shortly after. Zach has taken the first steps in his professional career
with passing the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE) and plans to eventually obtain a Professional
License (PE) after the four years of required experience.