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Meet Graduate Engineer Arie Hoekstra

When he is not hunting, fishing, or working on home renovations and projects, outdoorsman and handyman Arie Hoekstra is contributing his talents and expertise to ISG’s Public Works team and its clients. After graduating with a degree in Civil Engineering from Dordt University, Arie moved to Colorado where his passion towards public works deepened through his interactions with public utility providers, leading him to move to Sioux Falls and eventually joining ISG.

Meet Water/Wastewater Engineer Cole Prevost

Bringing over a decade of water distribution design experience, Cole develops right-sized solutions to meet the specific needs of each system and community. Read on to learn more about Cole and the people-first attitude he brings to water projects at ISG.

Out of the Office and into the Field | Leaving a Legacy on Land

At the start of the Blue Earth Co. Tile project, things seemed fairly straightforward. I was working with ISG Land Survey Specialist, Ryan Kotthoff, and our goal for this project was to plant roughly two dozen grade stakes at a site near Mankato, Minnesota where drainage tile would eventually be installed near a road and bridge.

From “Where am I?” to “Who am I?”: The Evolution of Geographic Information Systems and its Application in the A/E Industry

In the broadest sense, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) help us understand where we are in the world spatially. Examining spatial correlation, how close or far things are from each other, has been an important advancement in understanding human activity.

Out of the Office and into the Field | No Naps at Siesta Hills

During my first adventure out of the office and into the field, I spent the day working alongside Cody Meyer at a housing development in Dundas, Minnesota—which if you haven’t laughed through that post yet, I highly recommend reading the entertaining account of my ‘orientation’ day as a land surveyor.

Meet Architectural Project Coordinator Lindsey Davidson

An architectural project coordinator who loves to spend time with her family, Lindsey Davidson enjoys the sense of accomplishment she receives in her role. Read on to learn more about one of ISG’s ambitious employee owners!

Meet Transportation Project Manager Ashley Nelson

If you’ve had the opportunity to connect with Ashley Nelson, PE, Transportation Project Manager at ISG, you know that she loves to work hard and play hard. In this month’s Employee Owner Spotlight learn how Ashley discovered the transportation sector after the 2008 recession and how she melds her personal and professional development goals to be the best version of herself.

Meet Graduate Engineer Lupe Munoz Rocha

A developing plant mom who has never tried deep dish pizza despite living in Chicago—but don’t hold that against her! Keep reading to learn more about one of ISG’s talented employee owners and her inspiring involvement with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.

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