lei-engineering-and-surveying-excellenceLEI Engineering & Surveying 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 Engineering & Surveying's professionalism is that its staff combine a valuable mix of skills and expertise that include decades of seasoned experience and technological innovation. LEI Engineering & Surveyiung’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 Engineering & Surveying, 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  Engineering & Surveying 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.

Greg J. Zartman, P.E., President, Principal

gregzartmanAs a nationally recognized consultant civil and forest engineer with more than 23 years of experience, Greg Zartman manages many of the projects at LEI as president and principal engineer. He has a bachelor’s degree in Forest Engineering from Oregon State University, and has been honored for his contributions and exemplary work as an engineer by Oregon State University and recognized for his expertise by national publications that include the Western Journal of Forestry.  In 2006, Mr. Zartman was awarded the Outstanding Alumni Award by the Oregon State University college of Forestry, Department of Forest Engineering.  Mr. Zartman has also lectured on topics including transportation planning, low volume road design, and complex drainage structure design at the Oregon State University Forest Engineering Department and for a variety of professional organizations. 
Mr. Zartman is licensed to practice as a professional engineer in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. He has worked as project manager and engineer-of-record on a wide range of federal government design and professional services projects throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska with teams of professionals ranging from five design engineers and technicians to large inter-disciplinary teams of more than 40 professional and technical staff. Mr. Zartman's civil engineering experience includes a wide range of civil site design and infrastructure improvement projects for private and public agency clients.  He is especially experienced in roadway planning, design, and construction projects.  Mr. Zartman is equally experienced in Forest Engineering, having spent the majority of his early career working on federal timber sale and timber sale NEPA projects throughout the Northwest and Alaska.  Mr. Zartman has worked as a engineer, engineer-of-record, and project manager for dozens of low volume roadway projects number in the hundreds of miles.  In the early 2000s, Mr. Zartman developed low volume road design curriculum using the Softree RoadEng platform that he presented in classroom settings and also professional seminars.  
Mr. Zartman is member of the Council on Forest Engineering, Professional Engineers of Oregon, Association of Consulting Foresters (2011-2012 Chairman), and the Society of American Foresters. He is also a past member of the Oregon State University Forest Engineering Advisory Committee and the Oregon State Engineering Board Forest Engineering Examination Committee.

James Van Agtmael, Survey Manager, Principal

Mr. Van Agtmael has more than 13 years of civil site design, construction management, and land surveying experience throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.  He started his career as a survey crew chief and drafter for a land surveying, civil site design and civil roadway company in Albany, Oregon, further advancing to oversee civil designer, construction management and Inspection. In this capacity, Mr. Van Agtmael directed teams of drafters in civil design on project work then continuing to oversee construction staking and quality control inspection thought-out construction.  
Mr. Van Agtmael also has extensive experience in municipal survey projects ranging widely in scope from collecting limited control to assist city to draft easements required to large City street / utility upgrade projects to topographic collection for local drainage issues to multiple bock downtown streetscape overhaul (City of Albany).  He is proficient in the use of Autodesk Land Development platform, AutoDesk Civil 3D, ESRI ArcGIS, and a wide array of engineering, survey and office software packages.

Larry Allen, Land Surveyor

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. 

Chris Fogerson, EIT, Lead Designer

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.

Deian Moore, GIS Analyst

deian_moore_GISMs. Moore has a Bachelor's Degree from Oregon State University and has over 11 years of experience as a GIS Analyst. This includes database management and analysis for reports and scientific publications, forest/watershed assessment research & analysis, aerial photo/spatial data interpretation, and involvement working with various Google API applications and interactive web mapping for site-specific data. She is also a graphics specialist in digital image manipulation, customization, and presentational work. Ms. Moore is a co-author of several scientific journal publications, as well as co-author on reports for the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. National Park Service. In addition, Ms. Moore spent over 10 years working for the U.S. Forest Service in both Idaho and Oregon conducting fisheries research. This experience included stream surveys, meristic work for genetic studies on trout, and snorkel/electro-fishing surveys in several streams throughout Oregon.