Paul HetzelPE, CESCL

Vice President - Construction Services

Paul manages R&M’s construction administration (CA), special inspection and materials laboratory staff and has been instrumental in developing and guiding construction services at R&M. He has 34 years of CA, inspection and materials experience, including more than 30 years in Alaska. Paul has served in all CA positions from Project Manager to Materials Technician on a variety of Alaskan infrastructure projects. He’s supervised large highway, aviation, railway, power plant and port construction projects, responsible for $150M to $250M in construction dollars annually. Paul has successfully demonstrated his talent for working smoothly and responsively with owners, construction staff, contractors and the public during the past 27 construction seasons with R&M.

Paul with a fish
B.S. Civil Engineering, California State University, Chico
Professional Civil Engineer, Alaska
Alaska Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead
Nuclear Gauge Use and Safety
American Society of Civil Engineers
Industry Experience
34 years
  • What are you most likely doing on the weekends?
    Fishing or building something.
  • If you weren’t doing your current job, what would be your dream job?
    Trainer/fitness instructor preferably close to a warm beach.
  • What is a fun fact few people know about you?
    Some of my surfing was viewed on national TV in the 1990s.
  • If you could choose a superpower, what would it be?
    Time travel, of course.
  • What are your favorite books?
    History, U.S. in particular.
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