19. May 2016 08:59
Brad Severson of R.A. Smith National — a nationwide, multi-disciplined civil and structural engineering and surveying firm —in Appleton, Wis., has been promoted to project manager in the transportation division.
In this role, Severson is responsible for the design of transportation facilities for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), county highway departments and local units of government. Additionally, he is responsible for professional development and mentoring staff members.
Severson has more than 12 years of experience as a lead project engineer. Severson’s expertise is the design and analysis of roundabouts, having completed the design of more than 125 single-, dual- and triple-lane roundabouts. A few of his projects include the I-39/WIS 59 interchange with three convertible single-/multi-lane roundabouts in Rock County; WIS 32/Happy Lane, a single-lane roundabout in Sheboygan Falls; and the award-winning WIS 145 in Washington County that consists of five single- and multi-lane roundabouts.
Severson holds a bachelor of science in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is a registered professional engineer in Wisconsin and also is a certified Level 2 Roundabout Designer by WisDOT. He joined R.A. Smith National in 2003.
Severson currently resides in Freedom, Wisconsin.
10. May 2016 11:24
Andy Nguyen has joined R.A. Smith National — a nationwide, multi-disciplined civil and structural engineering and surveying firm —in Irvine, Calif., as a civil engineer in the land development division.
Nguyen brings his experience with small-site retail and large-scale commercial projects to the firm. His responsibilities have included site plans, water quality and hydrology reports, utility and grading plans, stormwater solutions, assistance with stormwater pollution prevention plans, as well as project coordination and task management. At R.A. Smith National, Nguyen will be providing engineering services for infrastructure design on retail, industrial and hospitality projects throughout the western United States. He will also assist with project-specific due diligence reports, and prepare exhibits and cost estimates.
Nguyen holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of California, Irvine.
He resides in Garden Grove, Calif.