UMIAQ LLC Announces New Associate Civil Engineer
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Laura W. Strand, P.E. has joined UMIAQ’s Engineering Department as an Associate Civil Engineer. Ms. Strand is a University of Alaska Anchorage graduate and a registered Professional Engineer, in Civil Engineering. Ms. Strand’s experience includes 17 years engineering oversight, environmental permitting coordination with public and regulatory agencies, leasing coordination, systems design, civil design, report preparation, specification writing, project scheduling, cost estimating and cost scheduling management.
Ms. Strand’s recent project experience includes the following projects: Nuiqsut Gas Pipeline and Gas Home Conversions, the Laura Madison Road Extension and Uivagsaaqiaq Road (NARL Project); both located in Barrow, the Point Hope Evacuation Road Extension and Repair in Point Hope, Alaska and the new Kaktovik Airport in Kaktovik, Alaska. Past experience also includes aviation design on Alaska Department of Transportation projects at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Fairbanks International Airport, and rural design projects such as St. Paul and St. George.
UMIAQ is a full-service consulting and design firm specializing in architecture, engineering, surveying, regulatory planning, stakeholder relations, geospatial analysis, environmental consulting services, logistics and full-service camps, and response planning and operations. UMIAQ’s team understands the politics, culture, land use issues, regulations, and design conditions as they pertain to industrial and community development in arctic and subarctic Alaska. UMIAQ is a member of the Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) family of companies.