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November 2, 2016 – We are pleased to announce our new firm Associates, Jessica Bradley, PE, and Matt Huber, PE. In their new role, Jessica and Matt work as leaders, managers, and ambassadors of MBJ’s mission, both within our practice and in the communities we serve.
Jessica leads our BIM practice, managing our modeling staff and Revit graphic standards development for the firm. Jessica is a licensed professional engineer who, in a project manager and lead engineer role, has led large projects in a wide variety of structural systems including post-tensioned concrete, structural steel, and wood-framed construction. Jessica participates on the MCTC Architectural Technology program advisory committee, and has been an ACE mentor.
Matt leads our steel connections practice area, managing a team of 30 employees to satisfy technical and process-based outcomes for steel fabricator clients across the country. As a licensed professional engineer Matt guides the implementation of our steel connection quality control standards, and mentors his team members daily. In a design role, Matt participates in some degree on all of our steel connection design projects from ensuring proper project kickoff and management to development of some of our most complex connection solutions.
October 20, 2016 – Our colleagues at Kraus-Anderson (KA) are helping to shape downtown Minneapolis with their new 5-story office building and full block development that also includes a 17-story apartment tower, a 160-room hotel, a microbrewery, and underground parking. We are very pleased to be working with KA as their structural engineers on this project. Read more here.
October 7, 2016 – On Thursday of this week, the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory was officially opened in Willmar, MN. As structural engineer of record, we are excited to have participated in a project that will help protect Minnesota’s food supply and farm economy. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, “The unprecedented 2015 bird flu epidemic in Minnesota that claimed 5 million turkeys and 4 million egg-laying chickens was a wake-up call to improve biosecurity measures and to upgrade the state’s capacity to respond to large-scale poultry disease.” Read the rest of the article here.