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Terracon’s Fargo Office Hires Two New Employees

posted 09.08.2014

FARGO, N.D. — Terracon’s Fargo office hired two new employees.

Leif Schonteich, MS, MBA, ASP recently joined Terracon as an environmental department manager. Schonteich will manage and grow the Environmental Services Department in North Dakota and surrounding regions. He has more than 10 years of project management experience overseeing safety and environmental projects in multiple industries. Schonteich obtained an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He also earned and master’s in industrial technology and bachelor’s in occupational safety and environmental health from the University of North Dakota.

Joseph Vistad, E.I.T., joined Terracon as a staff geotechnical engineer. Vistad’s responsibilities include preparing geotechnical proposals and engineering reports, and conducting excavation observations. He also performs geotechnical tests in the laboratory. Vistad holds a master’s in engineering and a bachelor’s in civil engineering from the University of North Dakota.

Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 3,500 employees providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services from more than 140 offices in 40 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 35th on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit