8. February 2016 10:39
Mike Bach of R.A. Smith National — a nationwide, multi-disciplined civil and structural engineering and surveying firm — headquartered in Brookfield, Wis., has been promoted to project manager in the land development services division.
In this role, Bach is responsible for maintaining existing national clients as well as working to expand R.A. Smith National’s presence in federal, tribal and the Southeastern Wisconsin market. Additionally, he is responsible for professional development and mentoring staff members.
Bach has more than eight years of experience as a lead project engineer and works in markets such as health care, commercial, retail and federal. He has led large multi-disciplinary A/E teams and coordinated project efforts with all team members. Bach’s project management and design experience encompass due diligence analysis and reporting, site planning and design, permitting and construction administration.
Bach holds a bachelor of science in environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin–Platteville. He is a registered professional engineer in Wisconsin and also is a certified soil erosion inspector. He joined R.A. Smith National in June 2014.
Bach currently resides in Germantown, Wisconsin.
4. February 2016 09:05
Pete Brothers, survey manager and 3D laser scanning manager at R.A. Smith National — a nationwide, multi-disciplined civil and structural engineering and surveying firm — has attained his Professional Land Surveyor (Prof. L.S.) license in the state of Maryland. He manages all surveying services out of R.A. Smith National’s Oakmont office.
Brothers has more than 24 years of experience on a wide range of surveying projects, including boundary, and topographic surveys; construction staking, and 3D laser scanning. From GPS to 3D laser scanning to unmanned aircraft systems, Brothers has always utilized the newest surveying technology. His projects have included U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects at Fort Meade, Hoover Dam bypass bridge, Cracker Plant at Monaca, Veterans Administration hospitals, Gulf Oil terminals, steel mills, nuclear plants, airports, medical centers and others.
In addition to Maryland, Brothers also holds a Prof. L.S. license in Pennsylvania. He serves on the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors–Southwest Chapter.