Aug 26, 2015
Cary Kopczynski & Co. promoted Andy Tu to project manager/associate, Elaine Peng and Jason Thome to senior design engineer/associate, Joel Kipple and Jerry Lee to senior design engineer, and Jacob Lanquin to senior BIM modeler. The firm hired Richard Hawksworth and Stephanie Vincent as design engineers, Allison Tran as a human resources specialist, and Natalie Sika as an administrative assistant. Tu has 13 years of structural engineering experience. He has designed residential towers and mixed-use projects, and is working on Tower 12, a 34-story residential building near Pike Place Market. Peng has 16 years of structural engineering experience. She is working on Lincoln Square in Bellevue. Thome has 10 years of structural engineering experience, and is working on the 440-foot Kinects Tower in the Denny Triangle. Kipple has nine years of structural engineering experience, and is working on Lincoln Square's retail podium. Lee has six years of structural engineering experience, and is working on 1200 South Figueroa, a project in Los Angeles. Lanquin has 15 years of experience in CAD and BIM drafting, and is working on Spring District Apartments in Bellevue. Hawksworth has nine years of experience in structural engineering, and is working on 970 Denny, a 440-foot residential tower in South Lake Union. Vincent was an engineering intern at CKC. She is working on Kinects Tower. Tran manages recruiting and employee relations. Sika assists the office administrator and project managers. CKC is a structural engineering firm with offices in Bellevue, San Francisco and Chicago.
Bill States will retire Sept. 11 as a corporate vice president and industrial systems market leader at Wood Harbinger after 40 years in the engineering industry. States' career in mechanical engineering began at Fluor Corp. as a piping designer. He joined Wood Harbinger in 2003 as a principal. He has worked on projects in the aviation, higher education, health care, municipal and military sectors, and helped get industrial systems projects. In retirement, States plans to do woodworking, hunt and travel to Jamaica.
HDJ Design Group hired Michael Barta as a civil engineer in the Vancouver office. In the Walla Walla office, it hired Alexander Matarazzo as a land surveyor and Kimberly Selph as a civil engineering designer. Barta worked for Bussard Williams in Bend on commercial, housing, roadway and utility projects. Matarazzo will move to the Pasco office in fall. He was with MacKay Sposito for almost 15 years in the Tri-Cities. Selph worked at Adams County Public Works as an engineering technician. She holds a degree in civil engineering from Washington State University. Vancouver-based HDJ provides civil engineering, planning, land surveying and landscape architecture.
The Watershed Co. promoted Amber Raynsford to landscape architect. Raynsford has 10 years of experience. Since 2012, she has been with Watershed, which provides natural resources assessment, mitigation and restoration design, environmental planning and permitting, arborist and landscape architecture services.
Soundview Consultants hired Mike Shaw as an associate principal. Shaw has a background in marine construction, water quality and environmental policy. His projects include the SR520 floating bridge. Soundview is an environmental planning and land use consulting firm.
Aug 19, 2015
Fehr & Peers promoted Kendra Breiland to principal. Breiland joined the firm in 2007 and transferred to the Seattle office in 2009, where she has been operations manager and senior transportation planner/project manager. Breiland specializes in comprehensive planning, multi-modal planning, corridor studies, and fee program development.
ALSC Architects of Spokane hired Jodi Kittel as a project architect and Tawnya Becker as a document specialist. Kittel was with Spokane Public Schools capital projects and planning. She is working on Urban Outfitters in downtown Spokane. Becker was with Freeman School District, and has attended the Community College of the Air Force. ALSC provides planning and design services.
Marcia Medina rejoined GHD's Seattle office as surface water lead. Medina has worked in the firm's San Francisco, Adelaide and Seattle offices. Before that, she was with RoseWater Engineering, which merged with GHD. Medina has over 14 years of experience in stormwater engineering and remediation for roadway and railway projects and commercial, industrial and residential sites. GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services.
Richard Moewe joined Parametrix as a senior consultant in the Seattle office. For over 35 years, Moewe has led consultant construction services for infrastructure, public facility and rail transit projects. He was senior construction manager for the North-South Rail Project in Saudi Arabia. At Parametrix, he will provide construction management for transportation and community facility projects. The firm offers services in transportation, natural resources, community building, water solutions, and environmental engineering and science, with offices in the western U.S.
John D. Reeves joined EBDG as a project manager/senior engineer in Seattle. Reeves is a naval architect and marine engineer with 22 years of experience leading teams and directing engineering, maintenance, safety and operations for the U.S. Coast Guard, where he attained the rank of captain. That includes engineering and operations at sea, being a port engineer and manager of industrial repair facilities, and maintaining vessels. EBDG provides naval architecture, marine engineering and production support services, with offices also in New Orleans and Ketchikan.
Davido Consulting Group hired Robert Bennion, Guenwen Jiang, Eric Maunder and Eric Schossow as engineers. Bennion has eight years of experience in civil and structural engineering with an emphasis on roadway, drainage, water distribution and sanitary sewer systems. Jiang worked on capital projects for Seattle Public Utilities. Maunder has done structural analysis and civil design work on house, multi-use and commercial projects in Seattle. Schossow has worked in multifamily, mixed-use and site development and has a background in project management. Bennion works on Whidbey Island. Jiang splits his time between that office and Lake Forest Park. Maunder and Schossow work in Lake Forest Park.