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Irrigation District Water Power

Spokane, WA
October 24, 2022

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Mark Hansen

**** ***** **** ****

Spokane Valley, WA 99212

Phone 509-***-****


April 2019 to December 2019 Sunrise Engineering

Compliance Gas Inspector:

Inspected contract crews for pipeline replacement project which including mechanical fitting, proper fusion, cooling, fitting, pipe placement for clearances, proper bedding, back fill, and air testing, and purging of new pipe. This included mains and services. Kept daily reports and quantities.

August 1993- March 2018 Retired Avista Utilities Spokane, WA

Project Coordinator:

To promote, market, design, and coordinate installations of gas services and gas mains extensions on commercial, residential, and industrial accounts while providing exceptional customer service, guidance for labor and contractors, and cost effectiveness for all parties involved.

Work coordination and installation of facilities with multiple Government Agencies including both civilian and military to develop custom construction plans, identify material requirements, develop cost estimates, and identify resource requirements for major projects requiring changes to the existing operating natural gas systems.

Directed and advised engineering firms on multiple facility and road projects including subdivision layout for placement of gas facilities and coordination with other utilities.

Traveled to residential and commercial sites for evaluation to design and coordinate line and main extensions or to rebuild existing facilities.

Analysis of existing facilities, drawings, P&IDs, and GIS data to determine requirements for new installations as well as modifications to existing systems.

Prepare drawings, perform data input into computer systems (Maximo, Schneider, GIS, etc.), and prepare work order documentation and packages in support of natural gas projects.

Coordination and negotiation with staff and union personnel to ensure safe and efficient construction of gas lines while managing union and hourly crews including accounting of inventory and invoices for billing of contractor payments.

Created Construction price sheet model for Avista Corporation used to compute all installation and material cost guidelines currently used for the installation of new distribution gas facilities.

Inspection of contract crews to insure that Construction standards were met.

April 1992- August 1993 Washington Water Power Spokane, WA


Surveyed construction, engineering, field designs and property surveys for the company's gas, electric, and real estate holdings.

Analysis of field and survey data to produce drawings, obtain required information, and meet specifications required.

Managed work crews empowering trade, craft, and union employees while building positive working relationships.

October 1990- April 1992

Construction Inspector: City of Spokane Spokane WA

Inspected Public Work Projects consisting of underground utilities, paving, and subdivision construction within the City of Spokane.

Liaison between the residents, contractor, and the City of Spokane. Kept daily records of quantities and construction reports for payment to contractors.

Verified and inspected new installations for compliance to city codes for installation and continued operation.

Final inspection of new facilities for the public’s safety.

February 1989-October 1990

Survey Party Chief: J.U.B. Engineers Coeur d'Alene, Id

Supervised and collaborated with hourly personnel, including survey crews, in construction staking consisting of utilities, buildings, roads, and subdivisions.

Directed and managed the creation of boundary and property surveys.

Ensured the safe and efficient operation of survey crews and teams.


ITT Technical Institute A.A.S. Electronic/ Electrical Engineering.

Software Skills:

Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Word, Excel, ArcGIS, Maximo, Google Earth

Professional Skills:

36 years of construction experience.

Exceptional repertoire with Developers, Engineering firms, Contractors, and Government agencies.

Thorough knowledge of gas standards, design and construction practices.

Critical team member for implementing the gas estimating system used by Avista.

Developed the Training modules on surveying and construction plan reading.

Received multiple letters of appreciation from WWP/Avista for exceptional customer service.

Past Board of Directors for Orchard Irrigation District #6 2004-2007

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