Helen Watts, P.E.

Senior Structural Engineer

Helen Watts has over 30 years of industrial, bridge, commercial, marine and residential hands-on professional engineering experience. She is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Hawaii.

Helen Watt’s career includes engineering positions in construction, facilities management, and structural design and evaluation for employers including Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Bath Iron Works Corporation, Cianbro Corporation, and she previously worked for Criterium Engineers for seven years. Most recently she ran her own structural engineering consulting business, Helen Watts Engineering, for more than 12 years. Helen returned to Criterium Engineers in 2020.

Helen has the OSHA 30-hour Construction Safety and Health card and MaineDOT LAP and Erosion Control certifications. She also is certified with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) and the Structural Engineering Certification Board (SECB). She’s a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Society of Women Engineers, and the Structural Engineers Association of Maine where she also serves as board treasurer.

She’s a graduate of the University of Maine and the University of New Hampshire. Helen serves on the Town of Bowdoin Planning Board.