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.

Aaseth Earns Professional Engineer License

Ben Aaseth, PE, a Civil Engineer based in the Jamestown, North Dakota office of Interstate Engineering, earned his Professional Engineering License. Ben has been an asset to the Interstate Engineering team since joining in 2012. As a member of the team, Ben focuses on county and municipal projects. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.

Dahlman Earns Professional Engineer License

James Dahlman, PE, a Civil Engineer with Interstate Engineering, recently earned his Professional Engineer License in the State of North Dakota. Dahlman has been with Interstate Engineering full time since 2005. Based out of our Wahpeton, North Dakota office, he has worked on a variety of projects with a municipal and infrastructure focus. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.

Interstate Engineering Presenting On Two Rivers Activity Center

TRAC planning process steps up | Jamestown Sun By Keith Norman (LINK TO ARTICLE)   The voter approval of the 1 percent sales tax to fund construction of the Two Rivers Activity Center is unleashing a “whirlwind of activity,” according to Doug Hogan, director of Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department.“We know it’s going to happen,” he said. “Before the vote, there was a sense of uncertainty. It made planning difficult.” The tax Tuesday an unofficial 1,771 votes in favor to 1,178 …

Medenwaldt Joins Interstate Engineering

The Interstate Engineering office in Wahpeton is pleased to announce the addition of Aaron Medenwaldt to the team as a project technician.  Medenwaldt  holds an Associate in Applied Science degree in Civil Engineering and Surveying Technology from North Dakota State College of Science. After working for the North Dakota Department of Transportation, Medenwaldt brings experience in inspection, survey coordinating and field materials testing to the team.   About Interstate Engineering:  With headquarters in Jamestown, Interstate Engineering, Inc. provides consulting engineering, …

Interstate Engineering Welcomes New Staff

  Interstate Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of three staff members. Steve Parrish, Collin Rutten, and Kristi Janzen have joined the team in Jamestown, North Dakota. Steve Parrish joined Interstate Engineering as a Senior Survey Engineer. He is a Land Surveyor registered in nine states. Parish has been a registered surveyor since 1973, working throughout the Southwest and Western United States. He has worked as a Forest Service Land Surveyor, county surveyor, adjunct professor, and workshop instructor. Collin …

Mamer Named NDACE County Engineer of the Year

Steve Mamer, office manager of Interstate Engineering’s Beulah branch, received the North Dakota Association of County Engineer’s County Engineer of the Year Award. This award is presented annually to one outstanding road superintendent or engineer. Mamer received the award during the NDACE 2015 annual convention banquet. As an active member of the group since 1998, he was elected to the executive board in 2010 and was elected president in 2013. NDACE consists of County Engineers, Superintendents, Road Supervisors, Consulting Engineers, …

Interstate Engineering Board Names Chief Financial Officer

The Interstate Engineering Board of Directors announced the promotion of Kristin Syverson to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. This is a newly established position within the organization. Syverson joined Interstate Engineering in 2011 as Interstate Engineering’s Marketing Coordinator. In 2013, Ms. Syverson was promoted to Office Manager and Accounting Manager for the Jamestown and Corporate offices. Daren Peterka, Chairman of the Board for Interstate Engineering, stated, “With the growth of the company, the Board of Directors …

Thompson Joins Glendive Office

Adam Thompson, PLS, has joined the Interstate Engineering team as a Land Surveyor. Thompson is a registered professional in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming as well as a CFeds surveyor. With an AAS in Civil Engineering and Surveying Technology from North Dakota State School of Science,  Thompson is a valued new member of the team.        

Sidney Office Expands

Interstate Engineering is pleased to welcome Jeremy Hayes to the team. Hayes is a CAD Technician based out of the Sidney, Montana Office. Hayes has 12 years of previous experience in the CAD field and is a North Carolina Public Notary.   Jeremy and his wife Ellen have a daughter, Kourney and a son, Joshua.        

Urness Named Office Manager

After official board action at the October board meeting, Eric Urness, PE,  was offered and has accepted the position of Office Manager. Urness began working in the Mandan office in November. Urness, a senior project engineer previously based in the Jamestown office, 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.

Strum Promoted to Billings Office Manager

The Interstate Engineering Board of Directors recently made management changes throughout the western area of the organization. The Board of Directors recently promoted Chuck Strum, PE to Office Manager in the firm’s office in Billings, MT. With Interstate Engineering since 2001, Strum holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Montana State University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Colorado and Montana. Strum specializes in traffic engineering and transportation planning as well as storm drain and flood plain modeling. About …

Kirkland Named Regional Vice President

The Interstate Engineering Board of Directors recently made management changes throughout the western area of the organization. The Board of Directors promoted Jed Kirkland to the position of Western Region Vice President for the firm. Based out of Fort Peck, Montana, Kirkland is in charge of overseeing the offices in Billings, MT; Sidney, MT; Williston, ND; and Glendive, MT. Kirkland holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. With the firm since 2009, …

Belfield Office Sees New Status and Management

Interstate Engineering upgraded the Belfield Satellite office to a main office for the organization. With a professional presence in Belfield since 2004, the Board felt it was time to change the status and expand the office. “The company has grown throughout the region, especially in Western North Dakota and Eastern Montana. The change to the Belfield office means we are able to better serve our clients in the area.” said Daren Peterka, Chairman of the Board for Interstate Engineering. Robert …