Alan VorderbruggenEngineering Principal - Energy & Industry
Alan leads the civil and structural design teams in LHB’s Energy & Industry group, which serves clients focused on oil and gas pipelines, electrical power, mining, and pulp and paper. He has managed and contributed to the design of site work, buildings, foundations, transmission lines, and substations up to 500kV. Alan’s resume includes four years at Minnesota Power, where he was responsible for structural and civil engineering on substation and high-voltage direct current (HVDC) capital and maintenance projects. Among other things, this experience enhanced his ability to assess projects from an owner’s perspective.
As a longtime member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Alan contributed to the development of the Substation Structure Design Guide 113 (2008), the industry’s leading resource for information on designing electrical substation structures. He has also presented on the topic of structural engineering claim assessment at the request of insurance representatives.