Josh Waisanen has worked in the construction industry for the past 14 years and has experience in local and international construction. His initial knowledge of construction came from working on-site with his father, Greg Waisanen. He later joined the U.S. Army and was trained as a heavy equipment operator, infantryman and later as a Special Forces Engineer. Josh exceled to the Senior Special Forces Engineer position because of his strong work ethic and was often selected to attend numerous advanced schools. While deployed, Josh received multiple Valor awards, along with other various awards including a Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, and the Combat Diver Dive Supervisor Badge.
Jay Bennett is an experienced contractor with 33 years of Alaskan construction experience. During the design phase of the work, Jay will be closely involved in all project discussions but focus on constructability, schedule and construction process, particularly the sequencing of work. During construction, Jay will be the project superintendent. Jay has completed five schools and five projects that incorporate a non-traditional delivery method. Jay’s resume includes the 30,000sq. ft. Palmer Senior Housing building, the 28,000 sq. ft. Bogard Plaza building, and the 108,000 sq. ft. Joe Redington Sr. Jr./Sr. High School.
Cost Estimator/ Project Manager
Corey is a life-long Alaskan and has spent the last 17 years in the construction industry. He has worked on survey crews, monitored storm water safety quality and testing, and operated heavy equipment. Corey holds an OSHA-10 certificate and has been a part of multiple environmental HAZMAT clean-ups from Valdez to the North Slope. Starting as a laborer with Collins Construction in 2015, he transitioned from the field to the office becoming the Project Manager for the Houston Fire Station 9-2 and the Alcantra Armory Well House Replacement.