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Johanneck, LeClaire, and Uhler Earn Professional Licenses

Johanneck, LeClaire, and Uhler Earn Professional Licenses


Congratulations to the following staff on earning professional licenses: Patrick Johanneck earned his Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) license for Minnesota; Paul LeClaire earned his Professional Engineer (PE) license for North Dakota; Bennett Uhler earned his PE for North Dakota. 

Patrick Johanneck
Patrick Johanneck joined HEI in 2010 and serves as a Land Surveyor I in our Fargo office completing various surveys for HEI's private and public clients across the region. His duties include drafting and surveying as well as construction inspection, cross section, topographic control, construction staking, and legal boundary surveys. Outside of work, Patrick enjoys spending time with family and friends, hunting and fishing, and watching and reading about sports.  

Fun Facts  

  • Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, hiking, kayaking, and camping
  • Family/Pets: Wife Sara, daughters Emma (2.5) and Lauren (1 month)
  • Currently Reading: Coyote America by Dan Flores
  • Most Memorable Place Visited: Grand Canyon National Park
  • Currently Watching: Minnesota Twins games and NHL playoffs
  • Favorite Sports Team: Minnesota Vikings, Wild, Twins, and Gophers 
  • Favorite Food: Venison steak

Paul LeClaire
Paul LeClaire joined HEI in 2015 and serves as an Engineer II in our Fargo office supporting clients with in-depth modeling efforts, assisting with drainage improvements, culvert installations, watershed planning, and more. Outside of work, Paul enjoys spending time with friends and family, shooting pool, biking, and camping.

Fun Facts 

  • Pets: 1 cat named Ginger Snap
  • Most Memorable Concert: Mipso. I saw them at an outdoor venue in the mountains in Colorado
Bennett Uhler
Bennett Uhler joined HEI in 2014 and serves as an Engineer II in our Fargo office providing water resource services in urban settings with a focus on flood protection, stormwater management, and underground utilities. He is experienced in stormwater design and has worked on a variety of projects in the Fargo-Moorhead area. He also performs all duties in site observation for new developments. Outside of work, Bennett enjoys spending time with his wife Alexis, completing miscellaneous projects around their home, and playing softball when the weather cooperates.

Fun Facts  

  • Hobbies: Spending time with family, softball, and woodworking
  • Family/Pets: Wife Alexis, expecting our first child in July
  • Most Memorable Place Visited: Charleston, SC
  • Currently Watching: Designated Survivor 
  • Favorite Sports Team: Minnesota Vikings