Craig Fredeen, PE, LEED-AP, recipient of a “Top Forty Under 40″ Award through the Consulting Specifying Engineer magazine.
Matt Stone, PE, recipient of the 2011 “Young Engineer of the Year” Award by the Alaska Society of Professional Engineering – Fairbanks Chapter.
Craig Fredeen, PE, LEED-AP, recipient of a “Top Forty Under 40″ Award through the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce.
Vista “Infrastructure” Award by the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) for the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Boiler, Laundry, and Waste Management project.
Vista “New Construction” Award by the ASHE for the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.
American Institute of Architects Alaska Chapter Honor Award for the Plant Materials Laboratory project located in Palmer.
ASHRAE Region XI Technology Award for the New Institutional Buildings Category for the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station Modernization project.
Company of the Year Award presented by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
PDC conducted the surveys that resulted in AeroMap U.S.’s achieving the 1st place award for Alaska Project of the Year for their aerial mapping of 130 miles of the Dalton Highway through the Brooks Range.
Outstanding Engineering Achievement “…for the design of the: FMUS Coal Handling Facility…hereby commended for the fine job of design under difficult conditions.” – Alaska Society of Professional Engineers, Fairbanks Chapter
National Project of the Year Award by NSPE for the civil engineering design of the Drift River Flood Protection project at the base of Mt. Redoubt, south of Anchorage.
Project of the Year Award at the ASPLS Survey Conference in Anchorage for the survey department’s Badger Road right-of-way plans for DOT.
Alaska Project of the Year, second place, for large-scale U.S. Surveys (2,500+ acres) in and near Galena, including a group of U.S. Surveys and township exteriors stretching along several hundred miles of the Yukon River.
What Our Clients Say
“Congratulations to all four of you [PDC design team] for a Job Well Done!!!! Your hard work and perseverance during sometimes difficult circumstances and uncertainties are greatly appreciated by the Department. Keep up the good work!” – Don Baxter, Project Manager, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, email regarding Ekwok Airport Rehabilitation
“…we had very good luck with your design. It was very complete and straight forward there were virtually no over runs, it makes our job in construction a lot easier when we get designs like this one. You and PDC deserve a pat on the back for your major contribution to an excellent project.” – Sean Holland, Construction Project Manager, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, email regarding Ekwok Airport Rehabilitation
“…The PDC team has always had a positive attitude. I never heard that something couldn’t be done… [PDC] took an active role early in the design to making sure that constructability and, therefore, budget was being met… [and] reacted promptly to multiple changes being requested from the contractor. Responses to contractor and owner questions were always provided quickly and accurately. Personal were always available even on an emergency basis, to respond to questions in the field. I greatly appreciated the involvement of PDC Consulting Engineers in the structural design of the Museum Expansion. I would highly recommend them as a part of any design team.” – Carol Adamczak, P.E., Senior Project Manager, University of Alaska Fairbanks Facility Services, Division of Design and Construction, letter regarding University of Alaska Museum of the North Expansion
“…PDC, has been our selected designer for design-build projects in the past and we would, without hesitation perform design-build work with them in the future. In every case they have provided absolutely exemplary expertise, services, professionalism and cooperation. They have never failed to stand up to their responsibility and have always aided the contractor when difficulties arose.” – Albert E. Bell, P.E., President, Ghemm Company, Inc., letter regarding 18 years of working on projects together
“It is because of people like you guys that made my job enjoyable with a sense of accomplishment. Your professionalism and desire to design the best job is a tribute to you and your organization.” – James R. Weed, P.E., Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, letter regarding his retirement after 31 years at ADOT.
“We wanted to express our appreciation to you and your team of Mechanical and Electrical engineers for the fine work in support of the new 3rd Medical Center at Elmendorf AFB! The facility was recently honored with the highest design award given by the United States Air Force. The award belongs to the entire team, including the extraordinary efforts provided by the engineers of PDC. . . . Notable in your efforts was the attention to detail in integrating the existing base wide steam distribution system and the old hospital central plant, to assure continuation of operations during the construction phase of the new hospital. When complications arose due to construction means and methods, your support assured a prompt resolution to a difficult situation.” – Vernon Rosamond, AIA, Managing Principal, Smitthipong & Rosamond Architecture.
“We enjoyed working with you… The community is very pleased with their new facility. FPE/ROEN [PDC] Engineers produced an excellent airport master plan for St Michael. The FPE/ROEN [PDC] management team were well organized. They had a good knowledge of both State and Federal procedures and were able to work independently without excessive guidance. The team did a very good job in public meetings. FPE/ROEN [PDC] demonstrated substantial depth of experience. The work products were complete and clearly expressed. The final Airport Layout Plan is very well designed. The St Michael Airport Master Plan is practical and well thought out and should serve this airport for many years into the future.” – Patricia Miller, P.E., Engineering Manager, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities; PDC’s contract included airport planning, design, environmental, surveying, aerial photography, geology, and drafting services and an environmental assessment, airport layout plan, and master plan.
“As the designers of this facility, your contribution to this success story was superior. Your product directly contributed to the success of this project. Please extend my praise to your design team.” – Claude Vining, Chief, Engineering Division, Department of the Army, letter regarding Design Hydrant Fueling System, Eielson AFB
“…you have provided us with a first-class job. Your management of the work was highly professional and efficient, and you were always cognizant of the ARRC’s best interests. Thanks for taking such good care of us, and we certainly look forward to working together again in the future.” – John Swanson, P.E., Project Engineer, Alaska Railroad Corporation, regarding a water line extension
“…the City has greatly enjoyed working with the staff of Roen Design [PDC]… North Pole is more than satisfied with this mutually beneficial relationship… Potential clients of Roen Design [PDC] should be aware that many of North Pole’s facilities are considered “state of the art” and serve as models for the EPA and DEC.” – Carleta Lewis, Mayor, City of North Pole, Alaska, letter of recommendation
Certificates of Appreciation
“Resolution Acknowledging… outstanding work on the Chena River Bicycle/Pedestrian Path, Steese Expressway Bridge to Fort Wainwright” – Fairbanks North Star Borough
“Outstanding service and contribution to the Alaska District” – Sheldon L Jahn, Colonel, EN Commanding, USACE, regarding Clear Radar Upgrade
“At the completion of the design, we are pleased to note that your firm’s performance has been rated ABOVE AVERAGE…we take this opportunity to thank you for your commendable performance and wish to express our appreciation for your professional efforts and your fine cooperation throughout this project” – D.F. Walsh, Captain, U.S. Navy, cover letter from Kenneth H. Jones, by direction, Department of the Navy for Installation of Government Furnished Boilers at Steam Plant #3, NAS Adak
“In recognition of exemplary performance in the fulfillment of a Naval Facilities Engineering Command contract for Nurses Creek Waterline Replacement at NAS Adak, AK. Recognized for providing a quality design utilizing innovative methods to meet an accelerated design schedule.” – R.F. Heine, Jr., Captain, US Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
PDC’s Performance Evaluated
“PDC did an outstanding job during the construction phase of this project. They reviewed contractor’s designs at 65% and 95% levels and performed back checks. PDC was also tasked to perform a number of other design analyses and designs during construction phase for a number of cases for this complicated project. The AE was very well organized, very cooperative and extremely professional.” – Surendra K. Wadhwa, Mechanical Engineer, COE-POA
“PDC did an outstanding job in this task order related to the CHPP electrical upgrade RFP development. The AE was very cooperative and met all scheduled dates to perform all activities in this task.” – Surendra K. Wadhwa, Mechanical Engineer, COE-POA
“PDC performed extremely well in development of the Design/Build RFP for this complicated CHPP renovation project. They were remarkably cooperative and the management as well as other professionals were very courteous, responsible and technically very well qualified. The end product delivered by the AE was exceptionally good.” – Surendra K. Wadhwa, Mechanical Engineer, COE-POA
“The scope of services and performance of the tasks required by this agreement were fully understood and carefully and completely carried out. There are no unresolved issues… Changes and revisions to the scope were well coordinated and adequately incorporated in the work products… Work products, ALP, EA and Master Plan, were well written, thorough, complete and accurate. The Contractor showed initiative in resolving issues related to alternative analysis and selection… The Contractor produced all products on schedule and made an extra effort to stay on top of this project even thought it lagged much longer due to outside forces than originally anticipated… Expenditures were in line with agreed upon costs. Invoices were substantiated… Reports were well written and supplied in sufficient quantity… The ALP was complete and became a model for updating our ALPs to FAA AC 150/5300-13, Change 5 standards… Oral and graphic presentations to the local community of Tetlin were well done and well received… The team effort required to produce the final ALP, Master Plan and EA was well prepared, coordinated, and executed.” – Cindie Little, P.E., Engineering Manager Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, regarding the Tetlin Airport Master Plan
“We are pleased to note that your firm’s performance has been rated EXCELLENT… We take this opportunity to commend you for your excellent performance and we wish to express our appreciation for your professional efforts and your fine cooperation throughout this project. You showed exceptional qualifications in producing quality documents in a short design period. Your experience and excellent coordination with Naval Air Station, Adak and Engineering Field Activity, Northwest allowed the project to proceed directly to 100% design.” – R.F. Heine, Jr., Captain, Civil Engineer Corps, USN, Commanding Officer, Department of the Navy
“We are pleased to note that your firm’s performance has been rated excellent… We take this opportunity to commend you for your excellent performance and we wish to express our appreciation for your professional efforts and your fine cooperation throughout this project… We look forward to a continuation of this fine performance on future design…” – J.J. Smith, Director, Design Division, Department of the Navy regarding Replacement of Fuel Distribution System, Family Housing, Naval Air Station, Adak, Alaska