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Fontaine Joins HEI

Fontaine Joins HEI


Kael Fontaine's headshot
Kael Fontaine joins HEI’s Thief River Falls team as a Civil Technician I. Kael will transfer to our Grand Forks team later this year, where he will support our survey and construction services throughout the summer on a variety of projects, then help with design and drafting during the winter months.

Kael is a native of Thief River Falls and earned a bachelor’s degree in geographic sciences from the University of North Dakota. His experience prior to joining HEI includes working as a GIS analyst, GIS developer, and hardscape technician, working on a variety of infrastructure projects across the region.

Fun Facts

  • Hobbies: Spending time on the boat with my family, wakeboarding, and snowboarding
  • Family: Wife (Amanda), 2-year-old son (Aksel), and expecting a baby girl in September
  • Pets: German Shepard (Lyla)
  • Most Memorable Place Visited: Paris, France
  • Enjoys listening to: 90s/00s alternative rock
  • Cheers for the: Minnesota Wild
  • Favorite Food: Seafood
  • Currently Reading: A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
  • Currently Watching: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  • Top Destination on Bucket List: Hawaii
  • Best Advice You’ve Heard: “Shoulders back, chin up”
  • Famous Person You Want to Meet: Shawn White
  • “I’m excited to be part of the HEI team because of the opportunities.”