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PRAIRIE PEOPLE: Week of Feb. 6

KLJ welcomes several new team members

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Engineering firm KLJ recently welcomed several people to the company. 

Joshua Sherwood and Tanner Linderman have joined the Rapid City office.

Sherwood, a graduate of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology with a bachelor’s in civil engineering, comes to the team as an engineer.

Linderman also joins KLJ as an engineer. He earned his bachelor’s in civil engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

Keelee Roggenbuck joined the firm’s St. Paul office as an engineer. She earned a bachelor’s in civil engineering from Purdue University and is a member of Women in Transportation.

Ryan Bjork, also an engineer, comes to the firm at its Devils Lake office. He graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s in civil engineering.

Burns & McDonnell expands engineering services with new hire

BISMARCK, N.D. – Burns & McDonnell, a multi-service engineering and construction firm, has hired Ryan Klute who will work at its office in Bismarck, N.D.

Klute helps the company expand the firm’s engineering, architecture and construction services in the region. He will support the delivery of environmental services including remediation, compliance and permitting, and emergency response. 

With more than a decade of experience, Ryan recently served as a project manager for an engineering-consulting firm in central North Dakota, where he led monitoring and remediation efforts for petroleum and brine impacts.