In addition to your's truly, my firm hired some other subject matter experts recently. To announce this to everyone, they posted in the Anchorage Daily News:
URS, an engineering, construction and technical services firm, has announced four new hires: Christina Anderson is a senior environmental planner specializing in NEPA compliance, public involvement, and environmental impacts of military training. Anderson is based in Kodiak. David Gottschalk is the health and safety coordinator for URS Alaska Operations. David has 13 years of safety program management experience in the nuclear industry, timber and reforestation, and most recently worked for the Kenai Borough. He is based in Soldotna. Stephen Rideout is a wildlife biologist and GIS specialist. He has extensive experience relating to Alaska's federal fisheries and spent the past seven years working as a fisheries observer on commercial fishing vessels. He joins the Anchorage office. Scott Simmons has more than 30 years' combined experience in planning, risk management, project development and technical writing. At URS Simmons will concentrate on local, multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation plan development and multi-hazard risk assessments. He joins the Anchorage office.
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