Brad Gilson, PE — CEO

Brad is the City Engineer for Cottonwood Heights City. He plans, monitors and controls the design and conduct of complex and large-scale engineering studies and projects. He develops and controls related budgets, prepares state and federal grant applications, prepares construction contracts and conducts presentations for obtaining construction funds. He inspects works in progress and completed projects to assure performance complies with contracts and city, state and federal specifications and regulations. Brad performs complex planning, design and project management and budget and plan development control. He makes presentations and represents the city on large-scale projects and complex engineering reviews. He conducts plan design and reviews.

  • BS, Civil Engineering, Brigham Young University
  • MS, Civil Engineering, University of Utah
  • 17 years experience in municipal engineering project management and design

Jim Milligan, PE — Project Engineer

Jim oversees individual project design calculations and corresponds with the design department. He has worked on the design of culinary water-related infrastructure for the cities of Saratoga Springs, Bluffdale, Clearfield, Riverton, Spanish Fork, Draper, North Salt Lake and Midvale. He specializes in commercial and industrial developments, flood plain and stream hydraulics as well as storm water detention and retention facilities. Experience has gained Jim familiarity with the permitting processes and Corps of Engineering and state regulations.

  • BS, Civil Engineering, Utah State University
  • 10 years experience with water resources engineering, project engineering and construction management

Mike Christianson, PE — Project Engineer

Mike has over 20 years of civil engineering and construction management experience. He worked directly as a consultant City Engineer for Saratoga Springs, Salem, ELk Ridge and Woodland Hills and served as the chairman of the Spanish Fork Planning Commission for six years.In these capacities, Mike both designed and performed the construction management of multiple culinary wells, lift stations, PRVs, storage tanks and distribution systems; sanitary sewer lift stations and collection systems; storm water collection and retention/detention storage systems; transportation surface systems, and numerous design and construction reviews of public and private facilities.

  • BS, Civil Engineering, Brigham Young University
  • MS, Civil Engineering/Geotechnical, Brigham Young University
  • Currently Construction Manager for Riverton’s 5.0 million gallon reinforced concrete culinary water tank project

Josh Madsen, PLS — Survey Manager

Josh possesses over 20 years experience in Utah. He has been a Professional Land Surveyor and has completed hundreds of surveys in Utah. He is very familiar with local control networks and the issues associated with seasonal survey challenges. The majority of his project experience includes construction staking, topographical graphic surveys, boundary surveys, ALTA surveys, subdivisions, lot line adjustments, water rights and elevation certificate surveys. His experience, understanding and attention to detail leads to cost savings by promoting correct construction and eliminated extra trips correct work.

  • AAS, Associates of Applied Science, Salt Lake Community College
  • Expertise in boundary survey analysis mediation and platting, easement descriptions, site survey, construction staking and quality control

Adam Ginsberg, Staff Engineer

Adam is experienced in assisting agencies with the multiplicity of issues and challenges faced when planning, designing, and constructing their water, sewer, irrigation, storm drainage, transportation, and other infrastructure systems. This experience covers everything from simple main line extensions to rehabilitation projects in complex urban environments. He also provide unique experience related to policy creation and implementation, including drafting new ordinances and preparing standard drawings and specifications. He has experience with oversight of city sewer and water operations and maintenance activities.  Adam was the project manager for Cottonwood Heights’ $2 million Mountview Park and Cottonwood Heights $3 million Big Cottonwood Canyon Trail.  Mr. Ginsberg has completed sanitary sewer and storm drain modeling projects for Saratoga Springs, City of North Salt Lake, and Cottonwood Heights.

  • BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Utah
  • 12+ years project engineering and construction management