Landmark Science & Engineering Add New Staff
Newark, Del., December 20, 2017, the board of directors of Landmark Science & Engineering, a leading regional consulting firm specializing in site/civil engineering, environmental sciences and land surveying is pleased to make two important staff announcements: Dakota Laidman-Murray, P.E., a registered professional engineer in Delaware, has been promoted to the position of Associate. Martha W. Durand, R.L.A, a registered landscape architect in Maryland and Delaware has recently joined the firm, expanding the firm’s in-house services.
Dakota Laidman-Murray, P.E. is a registered professional engineer in Delaware who has worked for Landmark since graduating Cum Laude from the University of Delaware in 2012. As an Associate, Dakota will become more active in operational aspects of the company, including scheduling and resource allocation, mentoring, and training. She earned a Bachelor of Environmental Engineering, with a concentration in Water Resources and Water Quality and a minor in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware, and was awarded the Hagerty Environmental Undergraduate Award for demonstrating outstanding professional and research potential in Environmental Engineering. Mrs. Laidman-Murray serves as chairperson for the ACEC Delaware Education/Public Relations committee, which awards engineering scholarships and helps promote engineering as a career choice.
Landmark Executive Vice President of Operations Keith A. Rudy, P.E. says he is “pleased that such a hardworking and deserving individual will play a key role in the future of the company.”
Martha W. Durand, R.L.A. is a registered landscape architect in Maryland and Delaware, with over 10 years of landscape design, site planning and design experience with residential, commercial, and industrial projects. She earned a Bachelor’s of Landscape Architecture at New York State College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse. In addition to landscape architecture and planting design, Mrs. Durand’s skills will be utilized in developing conceptual plans, site design, road layout, site grading, stormwater management design and earthwork analysis, review and interpretation of local zoning codes, review of projects for compliance with handicapped access codes, and inspection of projects during construction for compliance with plans and specification. She has experience in streetscape design and coordination, pavement rehabilitation and sidewalk improvements.
Maryland Office Branch Manager John B. Gonzalez, P.E., CPSWQ, expressed what a pleasure it is having Martha on board, and that “her design and landscape architecture abilities will add extreme value to the services we strive to provide our clients.” Mrs. Durand works mainly from the Havre de Grace, Maryland office, but also has a desk in the Newark, Delaware headquarters office.
Landmark Science & Engineering is an award-winning consulting firm, started 30 years ago in 1987 as Landmark Engineering, Inc. The firm is one of the regions’ largest and most diverse integrated civil engineering and environmental consulting firms, providing professional services across the disciplines of site/civil, water resources and environmental engineering, land surveying, and environmental sciences including ecological and site remediation/brownfields. The firm of 30 serves clients in the DE, MD, and PA region from its new headquarters in Newark, Delaware and branch office in Havre de Grace, Maryland. www.landmark-se.com