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#Dowlie Dustin Wheeler ventured out to hike Static Peak a few years ago on a day off while working on a Grand Teton National Park Pathways project near Moose Junction. #DOWLinTheWild #GrandTetonNationalPark #StaticPeak

Tomorrow is Father’s Day and we want this to be a gentle reminder to make time to recognize your dad on Sunday. We have so many great working dads at DOWL we want to send a special thanks and acknowledge them - Happy Father’s Day!

Blue skies and spring/summer weather in Anchorage inspired #Dowlie Kate Silber to hike Wolverine Peak last month. Check out the stunning views she was able to capture on her journey! #DOWLinTheWild #WolverinePeak

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DOWL selects Jim Albin to lead Construction Engineering and Inspection team

With Jason Kelly’s promotion to Geo-Construction Practice Area Lead, DOWL has selected Jim Albin to fill his vacated position as sub-practice area leader for the Construction Engineering and Inspection team. Jim is based in Bend, Oregon, and has been with DOWL since 2014. In that time, he has proven himself as a skilled project manager…

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Jason Kelly becomes Practice Area Leader for DOWL’s Geo-Construction team

DOWL is proud to announce that Jason Kelly, PE, MBA, will lead the company’s Geo-Construction practice area now that Kendall Gee has been promoted to Chief Risk Officer. Jason has been with the firm for 18 years and has managed hundreds of construction engineering and inspection (CE&I) projects across the Pacific Northwest. He is a…

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DOWL announces Kendall Gee as new Chief Risk Officer

As DOWL’s current Chief Risk Officer Maryellen Tuttell, AICP, prepares to retire, the company has selected Kendall Gee, PMP, to succeed her. Maryellen has been instrumental in shaping DOWL’s risk team, and she continually looks out for the best interests of the company and its employees, working to improve processes, genuinely caring for the wellbeing…

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DOWL elects Kristen Hansen to serve as Chair of the Board

DOWL is pleased to announce new leadership for our Board of Directors, effective immediately. The Board selected the talented Kristen Hansen to serve in its highest role. She takes over the seat that was previously occupied by DOWL President and CEO Stewart Osgood, who will continue to serve in his existing roles. Kristen joined the…

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Public involvement after the pandemic

As more individuals get vaccinated and life moves toward normal, public involvement (PI) professionals are being asked: Should we go back to the way things were before, with public meetings held in local high schools from 4:30 to 7 p.m., with snacks, stations, a presentation, and a question-and-answer session? Our experience, coupled with public and…

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Reactive business development is costing you more than you thought

by Josh Grenzsund, Director of Business Development “Not enough time.” “Too expensive.” “What’s the point?” “It’s just the way we do things.” Ask seller-doer project managers (PMs) and marketers about proactive business development (BD) and “getting ahead of things” with clients, and many times those are responses you’ll hear. Instead, they do the opposite –…

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DOWL ranks in top 200 of ENR Top 500 Design Firms list for 2021

The Engineering News-Record has released its annual ranking of the Top 500 Design Firms for 2021, DOWL is honored to announce that the firm moved up 22 places in the ranking to land in the top 200. Last year, ENR ranked DOWL at number 202, and this year, ENR ranks the firm at number 180…

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DOWL wins big at ACEC Oregon Engineering Excellence Awards

At the recent 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards, presented annually by the Oregon chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), DOWL projects took home two awards, including a major recognition. The 8th Street Bridge Replacement in Pendleton, Oregon, received an honor award, and the Astoria Waterfront Bridge Replacements project in Astoria, Oregon, received Best…

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DOWL wins top honors at Montana chapter’s ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards

DOWL is honored to announce that the West Fork Upper Battle Creek Diversion project in Alaska has been recognized by ACEC Montana with the Grand Project Award at this year’s Engineering Excellence Awards. The project was constructed to divert more water to Bradley Lake and increase annual production at the Bradley Lake Hydroelectric Project (BLHP)…

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