BELL Acquires Operations Manager
Frank Thomas “FT” Bell returns to the firm
Frank Thomas “FT” Bell
ANCHORAGE, AK – (June 4, 2015) – F. Robert Bell and Associates (BELL) announces that Frank Thomas “FT” Bell has returned to the firm and will fill the new position of Operations Manager to further develop company goals. He will help BELL run more efficiently and grow as much as possible. In addition, he hopes BELL can remain an enjoyable place to work and foster successful and competitive careers for its employees. FT comes with a wealth of experience within the industry. Having recently graduating from Alaska Pacific University with a Master of Science in Psychology, FT served as an intern at both the Alaska Human Services and Alaska Pacific University Counseling & Wellness Center for two years.
FT brings in eight years of experience of land surveying with BELL in the Prudhoe Bay office as a Head Chainperson, Instrument Person and occasionally as a Party Chief. He has various North Slope training including: including NSTC, hazmat, hazwoper, wildlife, driving safety, manlift training, helicopter underwater escape training, and many site-specific facility training. He will be able to encourage employee professional growth through his various training in the field of Mental Health including ACMHS orientation, CPI Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training, AK HMIS Training, AKAIMS training, Motivational Interviewing, SOAR Stepping Stones to Recovery Training, TTC Hearing Voices Training, and more.
“I would like to see BELL continue to maintain our BP and Point Thomson contracts, acquire or reacquire other long term contracts in Alaska’s petroleum industry,” says FT, “and acquire enough surveying projects within the Anchorage and Mat-Su Valley areas to sustain full crews.”
FT has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Alaska Pacific University, and a Master of Science in Psychology also from Alaska Pacific University.
BELL is a wholly employee-owned consulting firm. We provide complete design, engineering, surveying, and construction management services to federal, state, and local governments as well as the private sector, industries, and individuals. With a staff of more than 70 engineers, surveyors, technicians, and support personnel, BELL has provided utility engineering, transportation and environmental engineering, land-use planning and development, oil field site facilities engineering, and land and construction surveying since 1974. // www.frobertbell.com