Arctic Directory Sept 2023: Spence Carter joins Coffman Engineers
Coffman Engineers Inc. said June 15 that it is pleased to welcome Spence Carter to its fire protection team.
Carter has 10 years of experience as a fire protection engineer in the oil and gas and nuclear industries. He is a licensed professional engineer in fire protection in Idaho and earned his B.S. in fire protection and safety technology from Oklahoma State University.
In his last role at the Idaho National Laboratory, Carter was the fire protection engineer at the advance test reactor facility, which provides national priority nuclear fuel and materials testing capabilities. He oversaw the inspection, testing, and maintenance programs for fire suppression and detection systems, as well as fire hazard analyses.
His other experience includes fire and gas engineering for BP Alaska and serving as an owner-operator representative in the capital projects group. He has also performed sprinkler system design engineering with Bechtel at the Y-12 DOE National Nuclear Security Administration facility in Tennessee.
At Coffman, Carter will support oil and gas industry fire protection engineering projects as well as other clients and industries. "Spence's experience adds depth to our fire protection capabilities, and we are excited to have him on our team," said mechanical principal, Brent Little, PE.