Yankton Location Ribbon Cutting to be held Wednesday, June 28
DGR Engineering Welcomes Ten New Employees
DGR's very own Danielle Huewe featured in Southeast Tech Tech Times magazine!
Hometown: Bemidji, MN
Majors: Civil Engineering Technology and Land Surveying Technology Job
Title/Employer: Survey Technician, DGR Engineering
ST: What did you do before attending Southeast Tech?
DH: “I worked for a few years before attending college in Iowa and received my AAS in Heavy Equipment Operations and Maintenance. I then worked for a construction company checking grade, and managing a scraper crew before I decided I was more interested in the GPS applications. I then got a job with an engineering company and came to Southeast Tech.”
ST: Since you were already employed and had a degree, why did you choose to go back to school?
DH: “I chose Southeast Tech after hearing great reviews on the land surveying program and talking to a few past graduates. It just gives me a little more advantage in the future over my competitors. Both of these degrees will greatly help with the success of my career, allowing me to take my Fundamentals of Surveying exam, and then eventually become licensed.”
ST: What is the best part of what you do?
DH: “My favorite aspect of being a Survey Technician is that I get to be outside all the time, and always having changing projects. I also really enjoy construction staking, as it allows me to be part of road projects, which also relates to my heavy equipment degree. I do feel like I have learned a lot, and that I have benefitted from attending Southeast. I know that the Civil3D CAD operations I’ve been able to take into the office with me allowed more work for me over the winter.”