Kelsey Joins Interstate Engineering

  Interstate Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of Troy Kelsey to the Fort Peck Interstate Engineering office. Kelsey, a Professional Engineer will join the team as a Senior Project Engineer. He has worked in the engineering field with a heavy focus on transportation, aviation and construction. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Montana State University. Additionally, he is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Central Montana and sits as a school board trustee for Lewistown …

Management Changes in Sidney Office

Jordan Mayer, PE, has been promoted to Office Manager of Interstate Engineering in Sidney, Montana.   Mayer is a Professional Engineer registered in Montana. He began working for Interstate Engineering in 2006 as a summer intern. When he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in General Engineering with a Civil Option from Montana Tech, Mayer joined the team full time. His varied experience as field technician, survey party chief, CAD drafter and engineer allows him to approach projects with a …

Klein Joins Interstate Engineering

Interstate Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of Robert Klein to Interstate Engineering. Working from the Corporate Office in Jamestown, Klein has joined the team as an IT Specialist. Robert Klein holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Support and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems. Klein and his wife  live in Jamestown with their three children.

Fort Peck Branch Relocates

The Fort Peck office of Interstate Engineering has relocated to 6066 MT Highway 24 South. “As our client base and needs for more space grew, Interstate Engineering decided to relocate our office to the new location. This will give our clients more access to our staff as well as room to continue to grow and expand in the area,” said Lonni Fleck, Vice President of Interstate Engineering. Interstate Engineering is a regional firm with 14 offices in Montana, North Dakota, …

Interstate Engineering Opens Office in Horace

Interstate Engineering is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Horace, North Dakota. The office is located at 416 Main Street in the City of Horace. The Interstate Engineering Horace office will serve clients in the surrounding area, providing a full range of engineering, surveying and planning services. This is the latest expansion for Interstate Engineering, which has seen growth across the region over the past few years. Interstate Engineering is one of the Upper Midwest’s most …

Road Closure: County Road 40

Stutsman County announces road closure on ND 40 Stutsman County is informing motorists that a portion of County Road 40 will be closed for road improvements. The closure will begin Wednesday, Sept. 28 or Thursday, Sept. 29, depending on weather. County Road 40 will be closed from Highway 62 east of Spiritwood to the Stutsman County line. Traffic and road closure signs will be posted as necessary. This section of County Road 40 is expected to reopen on Thursday, Oct. …

Kadrmas Joins Billings Office

Mark Kadrmas to Head Survey for Interstate Engineering – Billings Office Mark Kadrmas, a Professional Land Surveyor with Interstate Engineering, has transferred to the Billings Office. Kadrmas will lead survey activities and survey marketing in the Billings area. “With Mark locally based, we are able to offer our clients survey services more quickly and affordably. His abilities as a professional land surveyor will be an asset for our office and continue to be an asset for our organization,” said Chuck Strum, …

Enright Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

William “Bill” Enright was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Montana Water Environment Association and the Montana Section of the American Water Works Association. The award was presented to Bill during the AWWA conference on April 27, 2016 in Bozeman.   Additionally, Bill was selected by the American Public Works Association Rocky Mountain Chapter as the Public Works Leader of the Year. This honor was bestowed upon him at the Awards Banquet in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on April 20, 2016. …

Chris McConn

McConn Made Office Manager

Chris McConn, PE has been promoted to the Fergus Falls Office Manager.   McConn worked for Interstate Engineering from 2002-2009 and returned in 2012. He holds a degree in Environmental Engineering from Michigan Technological University and specializes in stormwater design, site grading, solid waste, environmental permitting and hydraulics.   McConn has worked with Federal, State, County and local agencies regarding matters of funding and permitting for a variety of projects.His experience includes clay lined containment facilities, geosynthetics, wetland delineation, manure lagoon …

Bassingthwaite Promoted to Eastern Regional Vice President

Mike Bassingthwaite, PE has been promoted to the Eastern Regional Vice President of Interstate Engineering. Bassingthwaite, who became Office Manager in Wahpeton in 2009, has been with Interstate Engineering since 1997. He holds a Bachelor of Science from North Dakota State University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the States of North Dakota and Minnesota.   Bassingthwaite has been primarily involved in water resources, hydraulics, bridges, storm sewer and flood study projects.  In addition, he oversees all types of transportation related …

Urness Promoted to Central Regional Vice President

Eric Urness, PE has been promoted to the Central Regional Vice President.   Urness, who became Office Manager in Mandan in 2014 and Beulah in 2015, has been with Interstate Engineering since 2002. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Engineering from the University of North Dakota and is a Professional Engineer registered in North and South Dakota.

Robert Procive

Procive Promoted to West Central Regional Vice President

Robert Procive, RLS has been promoted to the West Central Regional Vice President of Interstate Engineering. Robert Procive is a registered land surveyor in three states and at the federal level. Procive has been leading the Belfield satellite office since its inception and became office manager in 2014. He has been part of the Interstate Engineering team since 2004. Procive is a Belfield native. He has served as President for the North Dakota Society of Professional Land Surveyors, sat on the board …

Aaseth Promoted to Jamestown Office Manager

Ben Aaseth, PE, has been promoted to Office Manager of Interstate Engineering in Jamestown, North Dakota. Aaseth is a Professional Engineer registered in North Dakota. He has been an asset to the Interstate Engineering team since joining in 2012. As a member of the team, Aaseth focuses on county and municipal projects. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from South Dakota State University.    

Traveling On the Road, Not Just Building Them

When summer shifts to autumn, working outside shifts to meeting and mingling with clients and future team members. For the next few months,  Interstate Engineering will be traveling around the Upper Midwest, attending conferences and career fairs. If you plan to be at any of these, please stop by and say “Hello.”   September Montana Association of Counties Conference September 20-24 | Missoula, MT NDSU Career Fair September 23 | Fargo, ND  North Dakota League of Cities Conference September 24-26 | …

Interstate Engineering Announces Director of Human Resources

The Interstate Engineering Board of Directors announced the promotion of Tara McGregor to the position of Director of Human Resources. This is a newly established position within the organization. McGregor joined Interstate Engineering in 2011 as Interstate Engineering’s Assistant Administrative Manager. In 2013, McGregor was promoted to Administrative Manager. Daren Peterka, Chairman of the Board for Interstate Engineering, stated, “Tara’s role within Interstate Engineering has included many human resource functions such as benefits administration and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) …

Interstate Engineering Certified for Cured-In-Place Pipe Installation Inspection

Sixteen Interstate Engineering employees are certified for cured-in-place pipe installation inspection. The training, administered by the National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO), brought engineers and construction observers together for an intensive two-day training to strengthen their knowledge of the cured-in-place pipeline renewal technology. The Inspector Training and Certification Program (ITCP) for cured-in-place pipe installation is the first of a number of pipeline renewal technology programs being developed by NASSCO. The ITCP course covers specific areas of expertise that are …

Pierre Office Moves

The Interstate Engineering office in Pierre, South Dakota has moved. It is now located at 316 South Coteau in Suite 300 in Pierre. This new location allows us to serve our clients better. Stop by and see our new space.

Wick Joins Interstate Engineering

The Interstate Engineering office in Mandan is pleased to announce the addition of Jacob Wick to the team as a staff engineer. Wick holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Wick has been an intern with Interstate Engineering and as a staff engineer from May 2011 to November of 2013. Wick’s experience in construction observation, surveying, drafting and design as well as his understanding of the company make Wick a valuable team member. …

Smith Earns Professional Engineer License

Adam Smith, PE, a Civil Engineer based out of Interstate Engineering’s Sidney, Montana office, recently earned his Professional Engineering License in the State of Montana. Smith, a team member of Interstate Engineering since 2009, holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. He specializes in municipal design, land development, site design, construction administration, design drafting and technical data collection.