May 24, 2023

Erin Steever receives South Dakota Engineer of the Year award

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.— The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) selected Erin Steever, a professional engineer and engineering specialist at Bartlett & West, as the South Dakota Engineer of the Year Award at the 62nd NSPE South Dakota Annual Conference.

Steever is a graduate of South Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and master’s degree in environmental engineering. She has 20 years of water supply industry experience and joined Bartlett & West in 2020. Her dedication to engineering extends to professional and technical societies, volunteer work and always finding the time to take on more responsibility, as well as being a resource for younger engineers. Steever serves on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Region 7 and has served as a long-time Engineering Week coordinator for the South Dakota Engineering Society (SDES) Eastern Chapter, where they are developing a new STEM outreach program for Siouxland Libraries. She is based out of Bartlett & West’s Sioux Falls office where she is engaged in primarily water and wastewater projects in South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri and Texas. 

Bartlett & West, headquartered in Topeka since 1951, has upper-Midwest offices in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Bismarck, North Dakota. The firm provides engineering, surveying, land acquisitions, technology solutions and other professional services to a wide range of clients. The Sioux Falls office serves local and regional municipalities, tribal governments, water districts and other clients.

Erin, pictured second from left with SDES President Kyle Kurth, SDES President-Elect Amy Hasvold and NSPE President and Director of Public Works Operations for Jefferson City, Missouri, Britt Smith.