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Ken strom, PLS

Senior Project Manager

Professional Registration:
Professional Land Surveyor: Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut.    

Education:
Central New England College, Worcester
B.S. Civil Engineering Technology

Affiliations:
Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers, Member 

Professional Development Committee, member, 
Standards Committee, Member 

Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors, Out-of-State member 

Vermont Society of Land Surveyors, Out-of-State member 

Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions, member

 

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Kenneth Strom is a licensed professional land surveyor with 32 years of experience in surveying and 12 years experience in civil engineering design.  Mr. Strom earned registration as a Professional Land Surveyor in 1992.

Prior to joining WDA Design Group, Mr. Strom has worked with area civil engineering and land surveying firms as a civil engineering designer, project manager and chief surveyor / survey office manager.

At previous firms, Mr. Strom has been involved in the design and permitting of residential subdivisions; site plans for commercial, industrial, retail, academic and institutional clients; and multi and single-family residential projects, including Chapter 40B projects.   Mr. Strom has regularly presented such projects to Planning Boards, Zoning Boards of Appeals and Conservation Commissions at public hearings, and has established a highly successful track record of obtaining permits by garnering all parties support during the conceptual and design development phases and an attention to detail in final design.  Mr. Strom typically supports his projects through construction which involves site inspections, shop drawing reviews, contractor coordination, value engineering, and often entails permit close out and final sign off for occupancy.

Mr. Strom participates in land use and development seminars and civil engineering and land surveying seminars to remain abreast of the current industry standards, regulations, laws and ideas in the fields of engineering and land development.  He is adept in numerous civil engineering and surveying software packages including AutoCAD Land Development Desktop and Civil 3D, Carlson Survey, Carlson Civil suite, HydroCAD, HEC-RAS, Leica Geo Office, and Star*Net, and utilizes the latest computer technology in the design process.

Ken enjoys spending his time outside of work on a variety of interests with his family and friends including travel, 4-season camping, hiking, biking, kayaking, and snowshoeing.  He also enjoys reading and tinkering around with his vehicles.  He is currently involved with the White Oak LCS and Wachusett Greenways on their trail building and property maintenance projects.