About Us

Established in 2015, proHNS is a versatile consulting firm committed to performing work that improves local communities. proHNS staff have worked throughout Alaska providing engineering, design, inspection, permitting, and contract administration services. We are a burgeoning firm that has quickly built a reputation throughout Southeast Alaska for being responsive, knowledgeable, and innovative in our problem-solving. Though our offices are based in Juneau and Haines, we have team members residing in communities throughout the state.

Manager and Principal Engineer Garret Gladsjo, PE 

Garret is a licensed professional civil engineer and a proHNS manager. His prior employment over the last decade includes positions with Snohomish County Public Works, Reichhardt & Ebe Engineering, and AK DOT&PF Southcoast Region, where he held both Regional Quality Assurance Engineer and Project Engineer positions. He is experienced managing large teams of engineers, technical specialists, and support staff with varying backgrounds on projects ranging from several thousand dollars to several million. He typically serves in a Contract/Project Manager role, with recent projects including Juneau’s D&H Streets Reconstruction, Wrangell’s Evergreen Road Improvements, and Pelican’s Main Street Bridge Improvements. Garret is also a certified AK-CESCL Instructor and serves on the Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission.

 

Manager and Principal Engineer Lucas Chambers, PE

Lucas was born and raised in Sitka and worked for AK DOT&PF’s Southcoast Region as a civil engineer for more than six years. Specializing in rural and urban highway design, his attention to detail and creative problem-solving is evident in his high-quality design packages. A high-level AutoCAD Civil 3D user, Lucas particularly prides himself on his pavement design, urban drainage design hydrology and hydraulic analysis, underground utility layout/sizing, and geometric roadway design skills. His recent Juneau projects including designing the reconstruction of D&H Streets and Sitka Streets, inspecting construction of the Calvary Subdivision, and designing the Lee Street Pump Station. Lucas is Treasurer of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Juneau Branch and also serves as Chair of the City and Borough of Juneau’s Wetland Review Board.

 

Staff Engineer Chris Bydlon, EIT

Chris launched his professional career in 2017 with Washington-based Omega Engineering. As a Civil EIT, Chris prepared engineering documents (including SWPPPs and site plans), authored technical engineering and drainage reports, and conducted pre-construction site inspections to identify existing and potential drainage challenges. He enjoys collaborating with clients to achieve an end product that fulfills the client’s vision while still remaining technically feasible. Chris joined proHNS in January 2019, and is excited to return to his Alaskan roots. His projects with proHNS include work on Haines’ Front Street AC Pipe Replacement project and the Mountain Meadows subdivision.