Eight join Ulteig in July

Paul Sobczak
Sobczak joined the T&D & C team as an engineer in Denver, with experience in management of onsite engineering for utility scale renewable projects, acting as field and design engineer for BOP and EPC contracts, and working with subcontractors, AHJs, local authorities, Engineers of Record, owners and third-party testing firms. Sobczak has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from North Dakota State University in Fargo, and holds an Engineer In Training certificate.

Don DeGooyer
DeGooyer joined the Substation team as a design engineer in Denver. He has experience in coordinating with construction activities to commission electrical systems to include auxiliary power to motors, pumps, control panels, DCS feedback, 138kV/18kV breaker checkout and function testing, relay settings, electrical as-built drawings and meeting LG&E’s requirements for performance testing of the plant. DeGooyer has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City, S.D., and has an Engineer In Training certificate.

Elizabeth Lachowitzer
Lachowitzer joins the Sales team as a sales development associate in Fargo. She has previous experience in planning and creating marketing strategies and sales events to increase store presence and awareness, developing pricing strategies and budgeting. Lachowitzer has a bachelor’s degree in business marketing, apparel and design from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.

Chris Aragon
Aragon joined the Land team as a senior survey technician, telecommuting from Minot, N.D. He has experience in crew management, client relations, commercial and residential construction staking, boundary and topographic surveys, as well as oil field pad and facilities staking. Aragon has more than 27 years of experience.

Rebecca Bedell
Bedell joins Ulteig as an Executive Assistant to the CEO in St. Paul, Minn. She has experience in scheduling, correspondence, presentations, travel logistics, expense reports, electronic filing management, invoice processing, as well as coordinating board, committee and shareholder meetings.

Phil Iwuchukwu
Iwuchukwu joins the Substation team as a CADD technician in Fargo. His experience is in producing detailed plans for scope of work, measuring dimensions on site visits, drafting steel stairs, railings and catwalks, updating architectural and structural plans, as well as reviewing other drafters’ work for accuracy. Iwuchukwu has an associate’s degree in architectural drafting and estimating technology from North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D.

Laura Elliott
Elliott joins the Legal team as a contract coordinator in Fargo, with experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating legal documents as well as training and advising team members. Elliott has an associate’s degree in legal administrative assistant from North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, and a bachelor’s degree in paralegal from Minnesota State University in Moorhead, Minn.

Bradley Scheidt
Scheidt joined the Substation team as a technical manager, based in St. Paul. He has experience in developing corporate data center policies and procedures, performing on-site data center infrastructure evaluations, reviewing and approving preventative maintenance activities, coordinating planned data center shutdowns, developing interconnection and load shedding agreements with local electric utilities, performing and reviewing arc flash hazard evaluations, constructing and commissioning green field data centers ,as well as commissioning new equipment in a live data center. Scheidt has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in Minneapolis, and is a licensed professional engineer in Minnesota.

Kevin Doe
Doe joined the Substation team as an engineer in St. Paul. He has experience in providing technical expertise, leading project deployments, assisting the firmware team, developing and customizing procedures for over-the-air 900 MHz FLEX paging reprogramming, managing customer relations during product recalls and developing field trial plans for new products. Doe has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D., and holds a professional engineers license in Minnesota.