As a professional services company, Century West understands that our staff is our most important asset. Our clients keep coming back to us because of their relationships with the responsive, informed, and talented people who work here. From Northern Idaho to Southern Oregon, we work as a team to deliver high quality municipal and aviation consulting services.

Trent Ward, PE
Ellensburg, Washington
Senior Project Manager
Trent has 34 years of experience in design, and construction management of municipal, public and private development projects. He has worked extensively with municipal planning officials, building departments and community development departments to facilitate environmental review processes (SEPA and NEPA) and land use processes (short plats, subdivisions, binding site plans and master planned developments) and has assisted the community development departments at the City of Gig Harbor with updates to their facilities plans (Water System Plan, Storm Water Comprehensive Plan, Wastewater Comprehensive Plan, and Transportation Comprehensive plan) and the Community Comprehensive Plan updates specifically with regards to transportation, stormwater, sanitary sewer and water facilities future planning and impacts.
  • What would surprise people about you? I worked as a Physical Therapy Assistant right after graduating from engineering school
  • What’s the best place to be when you aren’t working? Working on my hobby farm and in my home workshop
  • What is your favorite quote? Leadership is not a position or title, it is action and example - - (Donald McGannon)
  • What skill would you like to master? Playing Guitar