Fire Protection Engineer Joins Coffman
A fire protection engineer with ten years of experience in the oil and gas and nuclear industries, Spence Carter, joins the team at Coffman Engineers in Anchorage.
Carter is a licensed professional engineer in fire protection in Idaho. His previous role at the Idaho National Laboratory was the fire protection engineer at the Advance Test Reactor facility, which provides national priority nuclear fuel and materials testing capabilities. He oversaw the inspection, testing, and maintenance programs for fire suppression and detection systems, as well as fire hazard analyses.
Carter earned a bachelor’s degree in fire protection and safety technology from Oklahoma State University. His other experience includes fire and gas engineering for BP Alaska and serving as an owner-operator representative in the capital projects group. He has also performed sprinkler system design engineering with Bechtel at the US Department of Energy’s Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
At Coffman, Spence will support oil and gas industry fire protection engineering projects as well as other clients and industries. “Spence’s experience adds depth to our fire protection capabilities, and we are excited to have him on our team,” says the firm’s mechanical principal, Brent Little.