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David Hokanson

Vice President Engineering Services

David Hokanson is the Vice President of Engineering Services at Lake Superior Consulting. David has built his career at LSC managing some of the most complex projects in multi-discipline engineering. He leads an experienced technical staff that includes pipeline, facilities, geotechnical, mechanical, civil, structural, and electrical engineering, survey, weld inspection, construction management, and GIS/CAD services.
 
Field experience is critical to his team. Dave leads the team with a drive to understand the scope of our projects and the impact on the full scope of our client's programs. He has built a training and mentoring program to ensure every consultant brings the best possible solution to our clients. 

He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, Duluth and an Associate degree in Mechanical Engineering and Design Technology from Alexandria Technical College in Alexandria, MN. He is a registered professional engineer in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, New York, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. He is a certified welding inspector and is a member of the American Society of Engineering (ASME) and American Welding Society.
 

MEET THE KEY MEMBERS OF THE TEAM

Curtis Fry

Director Regional Engineering
 
  • 30 years experience
  • Joined LSC in 2018. Has prior work experience at Veolia, Auma Actuators, N.A. Water Systems, and MET Electrical Testing
  • Master of Science in Engineering Management, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering | Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA

Joe Nielsen

Director Facilities Engineering
 
  • 17 years experience
  • Joined LSC in 2019. Has prior work experience at Tacora Resources, Magnetation, Inc., and U.S. Steel
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering | University of Minnesota, Duluth

Aaron Perrault

Director Pipeline Engineering
 
  • 19 years experience
  • Joined LSC in 2018. Has prior work experience at Enbridge, Emerson, and Northern Natural Gas
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering | University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Paul Spielbauer

Manager Weld Engineering
 
  • 14 years experience
  • Joined LSC in 2019. Has prior work experience at CRS-Evans
  • Bachelor of Science in Welding Engineering Technology | Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI

 




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