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Herman

Herman Joins Wahpeton Team

Thomas Herman, EI, Hired as Staff Engineer We are excited to announce the addition of Thomas Herman, EI, to the Wahpeton, North Dakota, office. Herman will serve as a staff engineer with a focus on transportation engineering and municipal engineering. Holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from South Dakota State University, he has experience in transportation engineering and will continue to focus on that area while expanding his knowledge into other areas. “I have always enjoyed tinkering with things and learning about transportation networks (primarily railroads).” said Herman. “Civil engineering allowed me to learn the technical side…

Hoffman

Hoffman Expands Spearfish Office

Eric Hoffman, EI, Joins the Interstate Engineering Team We are excited to announce the addition of Eric Hoffman, EI, to the Spearfish, South Dakota, office. Hoffman, EI, will serve as a staff engineer based in the Spearfish, South Dakota, office. With over 20 years of experience managing large and small projects, Hoffman brings leadership skills and real-life experience to the team. Holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the South Dakota State School of Mines and Technology, he focused on water resources as well as construction management. “I hope to continue to develop client and contractor relationships, …

Nick Nelson

Nelson Increases Count at Interstate Engineering

Nick Nelson, CPA, Joins Team as Accounting Manager We are excited to announce the addition of Nick Nelson, CPA, to the corporate office of Interstate Engineering. Nelson has joined the corporate office in Jamestown, North Dakota, as the Accounting Manager. A graduate of the University of Jamestown, Nick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Mathematics. He is a licensed CPA and specializes in auditing and financial reporting. Nick will oversee the accounting department for the company. “I hope to always provide useful and timely financial information whenever and wherever it’s needed,” said Nelson of his new role. Welcome to…

Tyler Thievin

Thievin Joins Ft. Peck Team

Tyler Thievin Hired as Staff Engineer We are excited to announce the addition of Tyler Thievin, EI, to the Ft. Peck, Montana, office. Thievin will serve as a Staff Engineer. With a Bachelor of Science degree in General Engineering from Montana Tech, Thievin has a background in oil, ag, and civil construction as well as business management and ownership. Tyler and his family live in Fort Peck. “From an early point in my life, I realized a strong interest in art, math, and creativity. Later down the road I started to enjoy building and rebuilding small projects,” explained Thievin of…

Zach Grapentine

Grapentine Joins Spearfish Team

Zach Grapentine Hired as Traffic Engineer We are excited to announce the addition of Zach Grapentine, EI, to the Spearfish, South Dakota, office. Grapentine will serve as a project engineer with a focus on traffic engineering and municipal engineering. Holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the South Dakota State School of Mines and Technology, he worked in Colorado for five years focusing on traffic engineering and municipal infrastructure. Grapentine grew up in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. “I chose engineering because I like being faced with ever-changing challenges in the industry and then to be able to adapt…

Operation Prairie Dog

Operation Prairie Dog

On Wednesday March 20, 2019, Governor Doug Burgum signed House Bill 1066c an infrastructure bill also known as”Operation Prairie Dog,” into law. That is great news for North Dakota as this bill will provide a source of sustainable funding for the future for North Dakota Cities, Counties, Townships, and Airports for infrastructure projects. The funds would first be available for projects in the summer of 2021. The infrastructure “buckets” may fill to $250 million total, distributing up to $115 million to cities, $115 million to counties and townships, and $20 million for airport infrastructure. Distributions of the funds are based…

Isaac Rost

Rost Joins Jamestown Office

Isaac Rost Hired as Staff Engineer We are proud to announce Isaac Rost has joined our Jamestown Office. Rost will serve as a staff engineer. He is a recent graduate from North Dakota State University. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. With interest in transportation and municipal engineering, Rost will bring energy to the role. Rost spent four years interning for consulting firms and municipalities. This included a summer with Interstate Engineering in Jamestown. “I hope to help grow the company while maintaining the standard of excellence that is expected of engineers at Interstate Engineering,” said…

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Hummert Receives Survey Excellence Award

Aaron Hummert, a Professional Land Surveyor with Interstate Engineering, was awarded the Survey Excellence Award by the North Dakota Society for Professional Land Surveyors (NDSPLS). He was presented the award on Thursday, February 7 at the 40th Annual NDSPLS Convention in Grand Forks. The award recognizes the efforts Aaron has made to further the Professional Land Surveying field. Nominated by peers, the award looks at service to the profession, service outside of the profession, survey activities, publications, legislative efforts, recognition as a professional leader, organization memberships, and other contributing activities. Aaron met the criteria through his dedication to the survey…