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For Immediate Release, 26 September 2011
For More Information, Contact:
Karen Wiesneski
262-317-3292

John Kastner Receives Wisconsin Professional Engineer Registration

APPLETON, Wis. — John Kastner, project engineer in the Construction Services Division of R.A. Smith National – a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm – Wis., has obtained his Wisconsin professional engineer registration.

Kastner has ten years of experience in various engineering construction and design roles for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, local government and private developers.  His experience includes the construction monitoring of asphalt and concrete paving, grading, curb & gutter, guardrail, water main, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, sidewalk ramp replacement, bridge deck preparation, construction staking, landscaping, traffic control, traffic staging, pavement marking, permanent signing, and erosion control. Kastner has also provided site design services for a variety of public and private sector projects, involving roadways, parking lots, grading, paving, utilities, stormwater management and erosion control.

Kastner’s most recent project experience includes providing construction services for a two‑mile rehabilitation of CTH VV, Waukesha County; two-mile rehabilitation of CTH X, Waukesha; and a 15-mile rehabilitation, including the repair of 15 bridges on Interstate Highway 43 in Manitowoc County.

Kastner has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is a resident of Milwaukee.

About R.A. Smith National, Inc.

R.A. Smith National, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering firm, providing multi-disciplinary services to government and the land development industry. Our comprehensive services include civil engineering, surveying, construction services, ecological services, landscape architecture, irrigation design, water resource engineering, geographic information systems (GIS), visualization and 3D laser scanning. Our corporate headquarters are located in Brookfield (Milwaukee), Wis. with additional offices in Appleton, Wis.; Orange County (Los Angeles), Calif. and Tarentum (Pittsburgh), Pa.

Established in 1978 as R.A. Smith & Associates, Inc., the firm acquired National Survey & Engineering in 1994. National Survey & Engineering, founded in 1929, operated as a division of R.A. Smith & Associates, Inc. until the R.A.Smith National brand was created in March 2008.

R.A. Smith National’s mission is to deliver excellence, vision, and responsive service to our clients. The company is driven by core values that include accountability, client satisfaction, innovation, positive work environment, ethics and integrity, and community and professional involvement.

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