Tom J. Beckey, P.E.

Senior Engineer

About Tom

Mr. Beckey is a Senior Engineer at the Lerch Bates Minnesota office.

Areas of Expertise

  • Forensic Mechanical Evaluation and Analysis
  • Forensic Electrical Evaluation and Analysis
  • Forensic Litigation / Expert Witness Testimony
  • Mechanical Repair Assessments
  • Non-Destructive Evaluation
  • HVAC systems analysis
  • Plumbing systems analysis
  • Proprietary manufacturing systems and product evaluations
  • Vehicle failure and accident reconstructions
  • Lightning strike evaluations
  • Fire Cause & Origin support as it relates toMechanical/Electrical
  • Mechanical distribution systems
  • Gas heating plants, pumps, and cooling plants
  • Fan and pump design/operation
  • Plumbing system layout and design
  • Motorized equipment analysis
  • Building code and safety code reviews


  • Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 1980, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 1976, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Arts in Physics, 1971, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Registrations & Certifications

• State of Minnesota Professional Registered Engineer – 26878

• National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)

Office Location

Minneapolis, MN