Otak, Inc. hires new staff in Redmond office

Otak, Inc., an award-winning engineering, urban design, architecture and planning firm, announced recently that John Velimesis, Jeff Gray, Eva Ho and Joe Schober have joined the firm and will be working out of its Redmond office.

  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015 2:56pm
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Otak, Inc., an award-winning engineering, urban design, architecture and planning firm, announced recently that John Velimesis, Jeff Gray, Eva Ho and Joe Schober have joined the firm and will be working out of its Redmond office.

Velimesis has joined Otak as a senior water resource engineer and certified floodplain manager. His experience includes project and program management; leading projects in civil design and environmental restoration; and implementing sustainable design practices to build resilient communities and ecosystems.

Gray has joined Otak as a senior wetland scientist. His experience includes performing environmental and ecological investigations and obtaining required approvals from regulatory agencies for a variety of projects.

Ho has joined Otak as a professional engineer. She has experience in roadway and site layout design, stormwater analysis, conveyance systems, treatment facilities and municipal sewer system design.

Schober has joined Otak as a civil engineering designer. He has performed engineering support and design work for a wide range of transportation and infrastructure projects.

 

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