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Employee Spotlight – Jean Harrington

March 27, 2024

“I ensure construction projects are being compliant with their various environmental requirements.”

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After Midnight

March 18, 2024

The adage “Nothing Good Ever Happens After Midnight” isn’t really true when it comes to the construction of the Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit (GLBRT) line on the East Side…

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Employee Spotlight – Jesse Brownlee

February 21, 2024

“I ensure construction projects are being compliant with their various environmental requirements.”

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Best Practices for Building a Community Engagement Plan

February 20, 2024

Community engagement during construction projects is essential. When done correctly, it creates a harmonious relationship between the construction team and the community. It also promotes transparency and often addresses concerns…

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Bridging the Gap: Highlighting Minnesota’s Need for Bridge Construction

February 12, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports that the state boasts more than 20,000 bridges.  Among these, a significant portion are identified as requiring repairs. Data from the American Road &…

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Digital Delivery Methods in Transportation

January 16, 2024

Transportation departments across the nation are actively pursuing the implementation of digital delivery methods for their construction projects.  This innovative approach aims to provide users with the ability to visualize…

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Constructing the Future: Harnessing Technology in Construction

January 11, 2024

On a technological front, construction sites have come a long way in recent years. New technology is shaping the way roads, bridges, and buildings are constructed. The interface of computers,…

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Employee Spotlight – Taylor Engstrom

January 11, 2024

“I ensure construction projects are being compliant with their various environmental requirements.”

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Employee Spotlight – Tom Villar

December 15, 2023

Trying to mitigate differences between the contractor and owner are some of the toughest challenges I have been faced with.

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Employee Spotlight – Jake Samuelson

November 10, 2023

“Becoming the lead field person was new territory for me. I was able to excel in that role and it helped confirm that I was in the right line of…

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Quality of CADD Work

November 10, 2023

An Overlooked Key to Success? Computer-Aided Drafting & Design has been integral to the continued development of Civil Engineering and Construction for nearly four decades. Even though there are numerous…

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Employee Spotlight – Andrew Gunnink

October 5, 2023

“With an eye towards quality, I’ve been able to combine my background in engineering and construction to efficiently identify problems or conflicts on a project.” – Andrew

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Employee Spotlight – Tiffany Zopfi

September 28, 2023

“This is not a ‘fake it till you make it’ industry. You have to know what you’re doing out in the field and be able to explain why.”
– Tiffany

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Employee Spotlight – Juan Podesta

September 28, 2023

“I am very proud of my work on the St. Croix Crossing project; being on the team from start to finish.”
– Juan

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Employee Spotlight – Evan Bui

September 28, 2023

“PE Services guided and provided the necessary resources which helped me successfully pass the PE exam.” – Evan

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Long-Term Document Storage (EDMS)

September 19, 2023

Document Management has evolved over the last 20 years. The days of endless corridors of banker boxes are over thanks to the advancement of EDMS (Electronic Document Management Systems). There…

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Professional Engineering Services Facilitates Build-A-Bike® Event

September 19, 2023

Professional Engineering Services recently facilitated a Build-A-Bike® event for their employees aiming to instill the values of teamwork and giving back to the community. The bikes built were donated to…

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The Unknowns of Contamination: A Crucial Step towards Environmental Safety

September 19, 2023

Construction projects often involve extensive earthworks and excavation, requiring careful consideration of potential environmental hazards. One of the critical challenges faced by construction professionals is the discovery of unknown contaminated…

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Employee Spotlight – Zach VanOstrand

September 6, 2023

“I have experienced numerous construction applications that are unique to the projects I am working on. I am grateful for these experiences and working at PE Services.” – Zach

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Employee Spotlight – Joel Sundeen

September 6, 2023

“One of my greatest accomplishments came last year when a project I helped to manage was selected by MnDOT Office of Environmental Stewardship to perform a training session/tour with Minnesota…

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