Brad M. Beck, PE, PLS

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering BSCE, High Honors
South Dakota State University, Briggs Scholar

Professional Registrations:
Professional Engineer No. 17765 of Iowa
Professional Land Surveyor No. 17765 of Iowa
Professional Engineer No. 48857 of Minnesota
Professional Engineer No. 12694 of South Dakota

Experience:
Brad is a Registered Professional Engineer in the States of Iowa, South Dakota, and Minnesota and is a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in the State of Iowa. Brad provides design, inspection, and contract administration associated with streets, roads, curb and gutter, sidewalks, recreational trails, low impact development, drainage, storm sewer, sanitary sewer collection systems, lift stations, wastewater lagoons, potable water infrastructure, airports, athletic complexes, parking lots, residential developments, commercial developments, industrial developments, sanitary sewer rehabilitation, and other general civil engineering work Brad also works on FEMA flood plain elevation certificates, topographic surveys, construction staking, and boundary surveys. In addition, Brad certifies final plans, specifications, and contract documents and reviews subdivision plats and development plans. Brad also regularly makes presentations to city councils, boards of supervisors, and other governmental entities.

Brad has worked in the engineering and construction field since 1993 and founded Beck Engineering in 2001. Brad has completed various project types from basic site engineering to complete subdivision design. Brad is also the City Engineer for the City of Milford, the City of Okoboji, and is the Engineer of Record for Drainage District #22 in the Iowa Great Lakes Area. When possible, Brad’s projects include low impact methods in the interest of protecting the area lakes and waterways. Brad was also the first private consultant in the State of Iowa to become a Certified Rainscaper through the Rainscaping Iowa program and is featured on Rainscaping Iowa’s marketing brochures.

Brad has received statewide recognition for several of his projects including:

– A nomination for Outstanding Performance from the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities for the Innovative Design of Stormwater Management Practices that Facilitate Improvement in Stormwater Quality for the Historic Arnolds Park, Inc. Low Impact Development Parking Lot Retrofit at the 2007 Iowa Stormwater Conference.

– An Award from the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities for The Innovative Design of Storm Water Facilities for the Okoboji PCC Paving and Low Impact Development Project at the 2008 Iowa Stormwater Conference.

– An Award from the Iowa Concrete Paving Association for the Best Recreational Trail in the State for the City of Spirit Lake East Entryway Project in 2004.

– An Award from the Iowa Concrete Paving Association for the Best Recreational Trail in the State for the Wahpeton Highway 86 Recreational Trail Project in 2008.

– An Award from the Asphalt Paving Association of Iowa for the Best Athletic Use Paving Project for the Spirit Lake Community School District Track/Field Turf Project.

– An Award from the National Asphalt Paving Association for the Best Athletic Use Paving Project for the Spirit Lake Community School District Track/Field Turf Project.

– An Iowa Quality Structures Award for our participation in the Lake Park South 2nd Street Bridge over the Silver Lake Dam Spillway in 2010.

– An Award from the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities for the Outstanding Performance Related to Protecting and Improving Urban Water Quality at the 2014 Iowa Stormwater Conference for the City of Okoboji’s Low Impact Development Improvements.

– An Award from the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities for the Outstanding Performance Related to Protecting and Improving Urban Water Quality at the 2014 Iowa Stormwater Conference for the City of Spirit Lake’s Center Lake Watershed Low Impact Development Improvements.

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