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Six New Owners Join DOWL’s Ranks

ANCHORAGE, AK — DOWL is a company where many of its leaders are shareholders in the firm. This year, DOWL announces six new Owners, each of whom has distinguished themselves as experts in their field and as contributors to the company’s long-term success.

Jim Albin, PE
Albin is a Civil Engineer in the Bend, Oregon, office. He has more than two decades of experience in project management, field investigations, design, construction management/inspection, and early in his career, asphalt paving. With public- and private-sector experience, Albin is an Engineer and Construction Manager.

Joshua Carter, PE
Carter is a Water Resources Engineer from the Billings, Montana, office in DOWL’s dam and irrigation sub-practice area. His specialties include hydraulic and hydrologic analyses, design and construction administration. He also has extensive materials testing expertise.

LaQuita Chmielowski, PE, LEED AP
Chmielowski is a Senior Land Use Planning Manager in the Anchorage, Alaska, office. She is a licensed Civil Engineer with 19 years of experience as a Planner and Civil Engineer in Alaska. Her work includes public involvement, planning, code analysis and feasibility studies, site grading and drainage, water and wastewater systems, roadway design and permitting for municipal, commercial and military facilities.

Doug Fischer, PE
Fischer is a Senior Transportation Engineer from the Bozeman, Montana, office with years of experience in design and preliminary engineering projects. He brings a combination of practical knowledge and A to Z roadway project experience, from planning and engineering, to construction administration and everything in between.

Emily Peterson
Peterson is an Environmental Manager from Helena, Montana. She has more than 16 years of experience providing environmental analysis, planning and permitting services for several departments of transportation, federal agencies, state and local governments, tribal governments and private companies.

Rachel Steer
As DOWL’s Chief Administrative Officer in the Anchorage, Alaska, office, Steer’s duties are too numerous to name, although a few include board of directors’ liaison, facilities management, administrative staff coordination, business planning and more. Steer also is the public involvement lead for several Alaska transportation projects.
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