Sundt Adds Project HSE Manager

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Portland, Oregon (November 28, 2023) – Sundt Construction recently added Mads Sargent as a project health, safety, and environment (HSE) manager for its Industrial Group in Oregon.

As HSE manager, Sargent facilitates and supports the Sundt HSE management systems for the administrative team, craft workers and subcontractors on the Willamette Water Supply System Water Treatment Plant. She is dedicated to reinforcing Sundt’s strong safety culture and protecting the health and well-being of others.

“Safety is core to who we are at Sundt, so our HSE managers spearhead an extremely important responsibility,” said Senior HSE Manager James Castaneda. “Mads is taking on the key role of keeping everyone on the jobsite aligned with our safety goals and principles, ensuring that everyone can go home to their families at the end of each day.”

Sargent brings a wealth of experience from her previous role as QHSE team leader on a train manufacturer’s commissioning team. Her notable past projects include the Sound Transit Expansion, Tacoma Link Expansion, TriMet new train-set delivery, Houston Metro, and Minneapolis Metro Transit System. She is professionally trained, and OSHA certified in confined spaces, fall protection, high voltage electrical, NFPA 70E, medical trauma response and more.

Sundt has been building critical infrastructure across the Western United States for 132 years. In 2016, the company completed the award-winning Sellwood Bridge in Portland and was recently awarded the Interstate-5 Rose Quarter improvement project in northeast Portland and the Boeckman Road Corridor project in Wilsonville, Ore. The company is building the Willamette Water Supply Program’s water treatment plant in southwest Portland.

About Sundt

Sundt Construction, Inc. ( is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 133-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial, building, concrete and renewable power work and is owned entirely by its approximately 2,000-plus employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in nine major trades. Much of Sundt’s workforce is comprised of skilled craft professionals who, together with the company’s administrative employees, enable Sundt to fulfill its mission to be the most skilled builder in America. Sundt has 13 offices throughout California, Arizona, North Carolina, Texas, Utah and Florida and is currently ranked the country’s 62nd largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.

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Stefanie Teller
Sundt Construction, Inc.
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