FTCH Annouces New Hires in Novi Office
NOVI, MI Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Inc. (FTCH) announces several new employees have joined the Novi, Michigan, team.
Terry Woodward, PE, has more than 30 years of experience as an engineering professional, with over 20 years of project management experience directing design and construction projects. He earned his bachelor of science degree from Syracuse University and has specialized training in watershed concepts and management. He has managed schedules, budgets, and staffing for complex, multi-disciplined programs from concept through construction. He has supervised design teams integrating civil, mechanical, electrical, structural, architectural, and instrumentation/control trades, and directed major environmental compliance and hazardous waste management programs.
Raja Jildeh, PE, Senior Project Manager, earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Wayne State University and is a licensed professional engineer in Michigan. Jildeh has extensive experience from his 30-plus years with the Michigan Department of Transportation, where he served 24 years as a Squad Leader and Project Manager. Jildeh was instrumental in helping develop MDOTs Bridge Design Manual, Bridge Design Guides, and Standard Specifications for Construction. He is a second-generation MDOT employee, as his father worked as an Electrical Engineer for the state starting in the 1950s and created the Electrical Division. He has served on numerous committees, including the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association - MDOT Bridge Design Liaison, two AASHTO Bridge and Structures subcommittees, and the Michigan's representative to the North Central States Consortium of DOT Bridge Designers.
Emily Schlanderer, PE, Water/Wastewater Engineer, earned her bachelor's degree in civil/environmental engineering from Michigan State University and completed many courses toward her master's degree in environmental water resources engineering at the University of Michigan. She is also a licensed professional engineer in Michigan. Schlanderer brings to FTCH experience from Black & Veatch and Tetra Tech, where she served as a design/project engineer participating in numerous wastewater treatment plant improvements, retention basin improvements, wet weather relief systems, and dam security plans for municipalities and industry. In addition, she played a key role in the design of several major wastewater treatment plant upgrades for automotive manufacturers.