Northwest People: Construction business updates for August 2017
Roy Hague has been promoted to vice president at CallisonRTKL, a design consultancy of AECOM. As a CallisonRTKL Fellow, Hague, based in Seattle, researches global brand management and the link between promised delivery outcomes and the built environment with the goal of advancing projects that exceed customer expectations. He received an undergraduate degree in architecture at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and a master’s in architecture from the University of Washington.
Kenneth F. Fisher Jr. has been promoted to vice president in the Portland office of Heery International. Fisher works with clients and project teams to deliver large-scale building projects on time and on budget. He is currently the program manager for the Portland Public Schools 2012 school building improvement bond program.
Heery also has hired Brian Oylear as a project manager in the Portland office. In his new role, Oylear will work on initiating, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and close-out of projects. He has more than 23 years of experience and is currently managing a building program for St. Helen’s School District.
Jason Smith, founder and owner of Seattle-based mechanical engineering firm Inventrix, has joined Stantec as a principal as part of an acquisition. The firm’s 22 employees will also join Stantec. Smith led Inventrix for 12 years, servicing clients throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond while working on a variety of building types, including data centers and commercial, civic, health care and education buildings. He graduated magna cum laude from Gonzaga University.
Timothy Bond has joined HNTB Corp. as senior aviation program manager and vice president. Bond is based in Seattle and works with aviation clients nationwide. He has more than 34 years of experience in planning, design, construction management and program management in a variety of project delivery methods, including design-build. Prior to joining HNTB, Bond led several high-profile projects in Saudi Arabia, such as serving as project director for the design of the King Abdul-Aziz International Airport redevelopment. Bond also was program manager for the Abu Dhabi Airport expansion. He is a retired commander in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps.
Lisa Ives also has joined HNTB as a senior project manager. Ives brings more than two decades of project management experience in transportation and environmental planning to her new role. She is based in Seattle and currently is working on a light-rail extension design and participates in value engineering on an as-needed basis for Sound Transit. Prior to joining HNTB, Ives was an associate vice president and project manager for AECOM.
Kim Irwin was named project manager for Bechtel National’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant at the Hanford Site in Hanford, Wash. The plant was designed to be the world’s largest vitrification facility. Irwin was previously the project’s area manager for the Low-Activity Waste Facility, Analytical Laboratory and the 20 or so support facilities collectively known as Balance of Facilities. A civil engineer, Irwin joined Bechtel as a cost engineer and moved into roles of increasing responsibility including business services at the Dept. of Energy’s Yucca Mountain project.