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Office of Construction and Innovative Contracting


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OCIC Contacts


Tom Ravn, Director 651-366-4228
(vacant), Innovative Contracting Director 651-366-4210
Mike Leegard, Contract Administration Engineer 651-366-4219
Vacant, Administrative Assistant 651-366-4240

Computer Applications

Rick Beckes, Supervisor 651-366-4236
CMS and FieldOps Project & Technical Support  
Gus Wagner, Automation Unit Supervisor 651-366-4237
FieldOps, TRACS Support  
(vacant) 651-366-4226

CMS/Technical Certification

Cheryl Jimenez, Application Developer 651-366-4214


Seth Yliniemi 218-846-3631

Construction Standards

Paul Johns 507-304-6245

Contract Administration

Jennie Carlson, Construction Documentation & Payment Supervisor 651-366-4207
Jessica Mennenga, Construction Documentation & Payment Specialist 651-366-4216
Contract Payments Group, Progress and Finals  
Nancy Olson-Sperle 651-366-4224
Jo Wood 651-366-4242
Email CPG  

Contract Changes

Elisa Bottos, Contract Changes Engineer 651-366-4241
Contract Changes - Document review, price approvals, rental rates, force account  
Eric Fyten 651-366-4685
John Bier 651-366-4225
Robert Juen 651-366-4693
Email Contract Changes  

Contracts and Lettings

Nancy Boeve, Contract Administration Supervisor 651-366-4243
Matt Vang, Contracts and Lettings Specialist 651-366-4245
Allison Buhl, Contracts and Lettings Specialist 651-366-4218

Innovative Contracting

Kevin Kosobud, Project Development 218-828-5822

Labor Compliance Unit

Charles Groshens, Supervisor 651-366-4209
Labor Compliance (LCU) Website 651-366-4211

Project Controls

Rick Beckes, Project Controls Supervisor 651-366-4236

Technical Certification

The MnDOT Technical Certification Program has moved to the Maplewood Lab and is now part of the Office of Materials and Road Research.

John Micheau, Technical Certification Specialist 651-366-4201
Michael Hogan, Technical Certification Technician 651-366-4247
Susan Rousseau, Technical Certification Course Coordinator 651-366-4232

Work Zone Safety

Ted Ulven, Work Zone Safety Supervisor 651-366-4222
Leigh Kriewall, Work Zone Safety Training Coordinator 651-366-4217
Jackie Brown, Extraordinary Enforcement and WZS Awareness Program 651-366-4221

Website Questions and Comments

(vacant), OCIC Webmaster 651-366-4221
Clancy Finnegan, Labor Compliance website 651-366-4204
Leigh Kriewall, Work Zone Safety website 651-366-4217
(vacant), OCIC websites 651-366-4221