LEI believes that its most valuable asset is its staff. We hire the best and brightest in the industry and give them the tools they need to effectively meet client and project objects. Key to the LEI’s professionalism is that its staff combine a valuable mix of skills and expertise that include decades of seasoned experience and technological innovation. LEI’s senior professionals and key staff possess a wealth of operational, technical and management experience that forms a framework which enables them to take advantage of the technological innovations initiated by the younger staff.
At LEI, we make it a top priority to always stay well versed in the latest technologies available. Not to be overlooked is that this technology is successful because it is integrated with experience and traditional methods. We also clearly understands that technology is used, not to substitute for, but to enhance the diligence and professionalism that characterize its exceptional work.
LEI is an equal opportunity employer who believe every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of arbitrary discrimination. We enforce the policy that employees are treated fairly at all times without regard to race, color, creed, sex, age, national origin, or marital status. It is also their policy that employees shall not be discriminated against because of political ideology, sexual orientation, physical, mental or sensory handicap, or veteran status.
Brett Martin has more than 20 years of experience as a professional engineer in the state of Oregon and a degree in engineering from Oregon State University. Mr. Martin has extensive roadway, bridge, and hydraulic design experience in technical and environmentally sensitive terrain throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Mr. Martin is especially experienced at FEMA floodway analysis and is proficient at the use of HEC-RAS and HY8 for river and stream simulation modeling. He has in the past two decades worked for the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD), OBEC Consulting Engineers and now LEI Engineering & Surveying. Mr. Martin worked for OBEC Consulting Engineers for almost three years from mid 2004 to 2007 as one of their two hydraulics engineers and as a senior roadway design engineer.
At LEI, Mr. Martin functions as project manager and the engineer-of-record on many of LEI’s roadway design projects. Mr. Martin worked for OPRD as their only construction engineer for roughly two years after having worked as one of their project managers for four years performing design and administering construction. He managed the construction administration and inspection of projects around the state of Oregon. His function was to oversee forces constructing projects designed in-house by the agency and ensure compliance with the plan documents and specifications. He also negotiated change orders, processed CIRs and obtained construction permits as needed for construction.
In the past several years, Mr. Martin has been the construction manager of most of the jobs designed in-house by LEI. He also provides arguably some of the best value engineering in the region that is regularly sought out by clients.
Mr. Duman is a professional civil engineer with more than 13 years of experience throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. He started his career with the Oregon Department of Transportation in 2003. He has successfully performed the duties of roadway designer on a variety of transportation projects. Late in 2004, Mr. Duman went to work for OBEC Consulting Engineers working as an engineering technician. At OBEC, his primary focus was designing new roadway alignments for the bridge replacements currently being funded by the OTIA I, II, & III funds. His projects ranged from city street improvements to bridges more than 400 feet in length. He performed all aspects of roadway engineering including traffic control plans, erosion and sediment control plans, and the development of the final estimates for bidding of the projects.
Mr. Allen has more than 34 years of land surveying experience throughout the Pacific Northwest, including 25 years with the City of Seattle, Washington, Parks and Recreation Department. He has extensive experience in all aspects of traditional land surveying; including the public land survey, local boundary surveys, topographic surveys, deeds and recorded survey research, platting, and construction surveying. Mr. Allen is an integral part of the day-to-day operations at LEI and is proficient in the use of most mainstream survey instruments and data collection platforms. He is also a proficient operator of the Autodesk Land Development platform for survey data processing and final product preparation. Mr. Allen has worked in or on projects in most of the small cities located in the Willamette Valley.
Mr. Fogerson is a graduate Civil Engineer from Oregon State University who is registered with the State of Oregon as an Engineer-in-Training(EIT) and a Land-Surveyor-in-Training (LSIT). Since 2011, he has worked extensively as a Project Designer and Design Drafter on a wide range of Civil Site Design and Transportation Design projects for public and private sector clients. He also acted a survey crew chief on numerous boundary, topographic, and construction surveys in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Mr. Fogerson has also worked in LEI's forestry operations as an engineer technician and forest technician. He is a proficient operator of AutoDesk Civil 3D, AutoDesk AutoCAD, ArcGIS, and a wide range of Civil Engineering design and support software.