Portland Aviation Expands and Brings On Ric Stephens as Senior Aviation Planner

Ric Stephens’ experience spans 40 years in planning and design, creating meaningful and memorable communities in more than 35 countries. His focus is to help communities become innovative and vibrant with experiential environments that have strong sense of place. As Senior Aviation Planner, Ric provides expertise in airport land use and development, eco-industrial development, disaster preparedness and post-disaster planning, eco-industrial development, ‘smart city’ autonomous systems (including UAS), tourism development, urban resiliency, and sustainable development. He teaches planning and design at the University of Oregon, and unmanned aircraft systems at Portland Community College. WHPacific is a full service, woman-owned multi-discipline Engineering [...]

February 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Another ACEC Award for WHPacific

We are off to a white-hot start in 2019. This time it’s our Seattle Operation bringing in an ACEC award in the “Unique or Innovative” category for their work on the Puyallup Tribe of Indians I5 Casino Roundabout. This project presented some unique challenges that we were able to respond accordingly to. By buckling down and providing creative, exceptional service, we were able to turn in an award-winning product and further our flourishing relationship with the Tribe, one of our key clients in the Seattle Operation. Congratulations on a job well done! Some of the challenges that were addressed in [...]

January 30th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

WHPacific San Diego Operation Expands

Our San Diego Operation, under the leadership of Mike Stys, Operations Manager, has expanded every year since they were established. With this growth comes the need to find more office space to fill it with more amazing WHPacific employees! We are happy to announce that the WHPacific San Diego Operation moved into their new office location, located at: 3880 Murphy Canyon Rd. Ste. 250 San Diego, CA 92123   WHPacific is a full service, woman-owned multi-discipline Engineering & Architecture firm with offices throughout the United States. For over 50 years, our teams have been regarded for helping both public and [...]

January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Boise Wins ACEC for Diggie Creek Enhancement Project

Congratulations to Mike Homza, Director of Water Resources and Habitat Enhancement, and to the Boise Operation for recently being awarded an ACEC award for their recent work on the Diggie Creek Enhancement Project. The Diggie Creek Enhancement Project is a small project with a big impact. Diggie Creek is one of several spring-fed streams on the Fort Hall Bottoms; an environmentally and culturally significant ecosystem on the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes' Reservation in eastern Idaho. Prior to restoration, the stream had become unnaturally shallow, over-widened, sediment-laden, and flanked by steep, eroding, denuded banks; a condition representative of 85% of the tribal streams. [...]

January 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

WHPacific Provides Industrial Engineering Services on North Slope of Alaska

WHPacific has been providing continuous industrial engineering services to one of our partners for an oil and gas support facility on the north slope of Alaska. Working in Alaska provides its own unique challenges, but because of our experience in the region and our ability to be nimble and respond quickly to the owner requests, we have been able to supply approximately 4600 man-hours to date for this support facility. This project is one of many where we have teamed up with our affiliated company, GIS Engineering, based out of Louisiana to provide value added solutions for a long-time client. [...]

January 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

WHPacific Provides Services to Washington County, OR

Washington County continues to construct major roadway improvement projects in response to the continued growth in the County.  Staffing of inspection of these projects is difficult due to the surge of activity during periods of the construction season.  WHPacific has helped address that need by providing our staff to assist with inspection, as well as one key subconsultant who specializes in roadway inspection staffing.  This contract will cover the overload of expected inspection needs for 2019, as well as provide quality control review for project designs.   WHPacific is a full service, woman-owned multi-discipline Engineering & Architecture firm with offices [...]