MacKay & Sposito adds to construction management team

Washougal man is among new hires

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Karl Maritt

MacKay & Sposito, Inc. has announced the hiring of four individuals with construction management experience.

Karl Maritt, of Washougal, studied general scence at the University of Houston, and drafting and math at Dallas County Community College.

He has more than 10 years of project management experience, including manufacturing equipment and interior finish construction.

“It was the combination of that experience that has given me the desire to pursue an engineering degree,” Maritt said. “The opportunity at MacKay & Sposito gives me the experience to stay in construction and be at an engineering firm.”

He and his wife Renee moved from Dallas to Washougal in October 2010.

Nick Hastings is a certified construction project manager with 23 years of construction management experience in the commercial and industrial fields with a concentration in specialized structures. He is also a certified construction project manager through the Association of Construction Inspectors, which provides standards, guidelines, regulations, education, training and recognition.

Hastings, of Longview, received his bachelor’s degree in construction management from Washington State University.

Chris Horne has five years of assistant project management and construction management experience in the commercial construction industry, particularly with multi-story, structurally reinforced concrete surfaces.

Horne, of Portland, received his bachelor’s degree in construction management from Central Washington University.

Carolyn Sork, of Battle Ground, has more than 25 years of experience in human resources and office and property management. Her organizational skills include multi-tasking on the construction management team.

MacKay & Sposito was founded in 1974. It offers civil engineering, land and construction surveying, land-use planning, landscape architecture and construction management services with more than 80 employees at offices in Vancouver and Kennewick, as well as Wilsonville and Bend, Ore., and Salt Lake City.

The Vancouver office is located at 1325 S.E. Tech Center Drive, Ste 140. For more information, call 695-3411 or visit