Cyrus Randelia, PE Senior Civil Engineer & Principle
Cyrus Randelia has been with KAE since 1999 and he became an owner in 2000.
Mr. Randelia graduated from Purdue in 1991 with a B.S. in civil engineering and in 1993 with a M.S. major in civil engineering structures.
Mr. Randelia is the senior engineer and a principle at KAE, Inc. Most of Mr. Randelia's experience is in arctic climates in rural Alaska.
Mr. Randelia is dedicated to providing quality, affordable, and cost effective professional civil engineering designs and construction administration services.
Mr. Randelia is CESCL Certified #AGC-19-0010 and he is a certified Wetlands Delineation Specialist #8373..
Rick Pitts Construction Manager & Principle
Rick Pitts is a life-long Alaskan resident and a resident of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. He is a construction management professional that specializes in force account construction in rural Alaska.
Mr. Pitts has over 42 years of experience in rural Alaskan construction. He understands the importance of completing projects on time and within budget within Alaska's short construction season.
Mr. Pitts is a Certified McElroy HDPE Fusion Specialist and is proficient in utilizing leak detection equipment. He is also a Qualified Stormwater Compliance Inspector and a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan Preparer.
He understands the importance of scheduling and logistics in rural Alaska within our short construction season and loves working with Alaskans.
Thomas Rench, Superintendent
Thomas Rench is KAE's superintendent in Manokotak this year. He has over 30 years of rural Alaskan construction experience and a bachelor’s degree in Forest Management from the University of Northern Michigan.
Maia Hatter, Office Manager
Maia Hatter is KAE's bookkeeper and office manager. Ms. Hatter was born and raised in Anchorage Alaska and has worked as a bookkeeper/office manager for KAE for over 17 years.
Ms. Hatter holds University of Alaska Anchorage certificates in bookkeeping and office support and has advanced skills utilizing Quickbooks and Microsoft Office Suites.
Adrian Minea, Residential Building Inspector & Engineer-in-Training
Adrian Minea is KAE’s residential building inspector license #142269 and engineer-in-training. He has a degree in civil engineering.
Mr. Minea is certified in:
Erosion Control and Sediment Lead #AGC-18-0450
McElroy HDPE Pipe Fusion
Wetlands Delineation Specialist #8372.
He is a member of American Society of Civil Engineers member #11451585 and also has certificates in the following subjects:
Design & Construction of Large Onsite Wastewater Facilities
Construction Stormwater Best Management Practices
Introduction to Design of Erosion Control Measures Using Riprap
Leed Green Associate #11248548-Green-Associates
Storm Water Management Alternatives for Small Commercial Sites
US Army Corp. of Engineers Construction Quality Management for Contractors #POA-14-18-53774
Tracy Kelly, Superintendent
Tracy Kelly is KAE’s Chefornak onsite superintendent. Mr. Kelly has over 20 years of construction management and heavy equipment operator’s experience. Mr. Kelly specializes in construction management of wet and dry underground utilities, excavation, high pressure gas piping, grading and demolition. He has previously worked on Department of Defense projects in New Mexico.