Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Mike DeLong Joins Schultz Surveying & Engineering

Mike DeLong Joins Schultz Surveying & Engineering

His 30 + years with Springfield City Utilities and with DNR
will help SSE continue their growth and expansion .

Mike DeLong, P.E.

Mike DeLong accepts key role for Schultz Surveying & Engineering.  DeLong is a Registered Professional Engineer with over 30 years of experience in water, natural gas, and electric utility design and construction.  DeLong will be overseeing all operations in SSE’s Lake of the Ozarks and Branson offices.  Owner Stan Schultz said, “Because of SSE’s tremendous and rapid growth we needed an experienced engineer like Mr. DeLong.  Having Mike join our team as Operations Manager will prove to be a huge asset for our company.  His extensive background dealing with utility companies and MoDNR will be something that our current and potential clients find highly attractive about SSE.”
Stan Schultz, Brad allbritton and mike Delong pose together.

DeLong is also a certified MoDNR Class A Water Treatment Plant Operator, and a MoDNR DS III Drinking Water Distribution Operator, with certificates in both.  In his previous position as Manager of Developer Services with Springfield City Utilities, DeLong was responsible for working with customers on all new construction.  Along with engineering and customer service responsibilities, he also worked in community relations and business development for CU.

To welcome Mike, SSE hosted a small gathering in near his hometown in Springfield, Missouri. Friends and family gathered to join Mike in ringing in the new year, and new position.

Mike graduated from Crane High School in Crane, MO, and then went onto the University of Missouri at Rolla to obtain his BS in Civil Engineering.  When asked about what his hobbies were, Mike said, “When I told a friend that I did not have time for hobbies because I was always doing volunteer work, he pointed out that community service was my hobby.  I have spent my whole life learning how things work and how to build things, so people are always asking me to help fix or build something.”  Mike is also the current Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Springfield Contractors Association and has been the President of the Springfield Home Builders Association Charitable Foundation for the last two years.

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