• PSI's main location is based at the foot of the Rocky Mountains
  • Heart Mountain in Wyoming
  • PSI is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • PSI is a full-service engineering firm


About The Company

Today’s energy companies face large demands and critical time-frames in order to keep up with the nation’s ever-increasing need for energy. PSI has provided rapid and effective engineering solutions since 1994. We have allowed companies to meet demands by delivering project management services helping clients create clear and attainable project objectives, provide project requirements, and manage the cost, time and scope of a project. We also offer engineering, design, and support services for an array of projects.

wyoming-treesPSI’s unique company structure and size allow us to maintain a low overhead cost but still meet vital time deadlines. Our diverse staff of engineers, project managers, and inspectors has experience in gathering, transmission, delivery, and distribution functions in oil, gas, refined products and water industries. Projects range from conceptual design and new construction planning to repair and maintenance of existing facilities and pipelines.

nature-is-important-to-psiPSI’s approach and commitment help you achieve your financial, operational, and technical goals. We provide an optimal support solution as either a temporary member working within your existing support functions, or a complete advisory solution. Look to PSI when you need the optimum balance of engineering and operations knowledge with sensible, cost-efficient and quality results.


Industries Served:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Water (produced, fresh, and potable)
  • General Contractor Support
  • Architectural
  • Power
  • Utilities

safety & training

PSI promotes and maintains a safe and healthy work environment in all aspects of business. All employees are required to complete a rigorous safety program before beginning employment. PSI is a registered member of ISNetworld, an on-line contractor/ supplier safety and certification management database. We adhere to all established safety standards in the industry, including OSHA, NFPA, ANSI, and PUC. We maintain an up-to-date health, safety, and environmental manual detailing in-depth information and guidance to all safety standards and practices. PSI can provide operator-qualified individuals for projects and meet all safety requirements of our clients.

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key team members

MICHAEL HUMBERD, P.E. | Managing Member
Michael Humberd, PE | Managing Member


Mike is currently the Managing Member of PSI. Mike is involved with coordinating all project and operations efforts company wide, while overseeing a team of engineers, drafters and technicians. With 21 years in the oil and gas industry, Mike has been involved in new construction, maintenance, pipeline and facility projects in a combination of gathering, transmission, and distribution systems. Mike’s strengths include integrity management, project initiation, scope development, project management, cost analysis, scheduling, execution, implementation, and closing of pipeline and facility projects. Additionally, Mike has worked on a wide variety of operations and maintenance projects with a strong background in integrity management, and is well versed with integrity management plans, close interval surveys, pigging operations, and corrosion in-line inspection plans and procedures.

Mike has worked extensively in all phases of engineering and construction, including planning, design, survey, drafting, material specifications, procurement, construction documentation, and construction management for many different grass roots projects. Projects have included pipelines (both steel and poly), pump stations, compressor stations, above ground storage tanks, production facilities, and meter/regulation facilities.

Mike graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Kansas. Mike is also a Professional Engineer in the states of Colorado, Wyoming, Louisiana, Texas, and New Hampshire. He has also obtained his NCEES file for all other states, is a Certified Welding Inspector, and a current member of NACE.

MICHAEL MARCHESSAULT, P.E. | Member / Project Manager


Michael is currently one of the Members at PSI. He is responsible for coordinating the efforts of the Project Services side of the organization, who design Industrial and Commercial projects along with research and development. With 14 years in the oil and gas industry, he contributes to upstream, midstream, transmission, and distribution systems. Michael’s strengths include project initiation, scope development, project management, cost analysis, scheduling, execution, implementation, and closing of projects. While with PSI, Michael has provided the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that the organization has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. He accomplishes this by exhibiting a respectful, constructive, and energetic style, guided by the objectives of the company.

Before joining PSI, Michael was an Independent Contractor, working as a pumper in East Texas. During this time, he provided services for inspecting and monitoring oil and gas wells for multiple oil and gas producers. The critical area of focus was the optimization of production while minimizing production costs. Michael was exposed to budgets, invoicing, depreciation, and maintaining logs during the five years of operating the business.

Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from UT Tyler. He then furthered his education with an Executive MBA from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Michael is a licensed Professional Engineer in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah while also having his NCEES file for all other states.

BRANDON ENDRES | Member / Project Manager


Brandon is currently one of the members at PSI. Brandon is responsible for coordinating the business services side of the organization, which provides services from accounting to marketing. With 9 years in the industry, Brandon has contributed to the drafting, design, and project management of gathering, transmission, and distribution systems. His strengths include project management, cost analysis, scheduling, execution, implementation, and project closings. While at PSI, Brandon has focused on supporting new construction, facility modifications, as-builts, mapping, and alignments for meter/regulation stations, facilities, and pipelines.

Prior to joining PSI, Brandon worked in the civil land development industry. His contributions included subdivision, roadway, and utility design. He also has experience in land surveying, including boundary, topographic, and construction staking surveys. Brandon’s experience during this time has helped round out both his capabilities and skills, which have transferred to the mapping and alignments team here at PSI.

Brandon graduated from Southeast Technical Institute with an Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology.

SHANE HOLECEK | Director of Engineering & Project Management
Shane Holecek | Engineering Manager


Shane is currently the Director of Engineering & Project Management. Shane manages the Engineering, Drafting, and Project Management departments to ensure all resources are running effectively on tasks and processes. The Director also works across the organization to lead multi-functional project teams for valued clients. The Director is responsible for work load balancing company wide and participates in future resourcing requirements. Both effective project management and professional development of all employees is also a passion and key responsibility. While with PSI, Shane has contributed to several projects from idea generation to construction including business, engineering, inspection services, and operational support for gathering, transmission, and distribution pipelines, as well as facilities in oil, gas, refined products, and water industries.

Prior to joining PSI, Shane had the opportunity to work for ExxonMobil, where he had a wide variety of positions and responsibilities including Pipeline & Distribution Engineer, Senior Engineer, Risk & Integrity Specialist, Field Operations Specialist, Terminal Superintendent, Senior Project Engineer, Construction Manager, and Project Manager. Shane is well versed and experienced in all phases of both crude and refined product facilities as well as pipeline projects (including gas, oil, water, refined products, ethanol, and biodiesel), which allows him to excel in project management, construction management and engineering design. During his 21 years in the oil and gas industry, Shane has been involved in well over 500 successful projects, with budgets ranging from $10K to $100M. Shane was PSI’s first Engineering Intern over 23 years ago and elected to return to PSI after his career with ExxonMobil.

Shane graduated from Colorado School of Mines with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a civil specialty and furthered his education with an MBA from the UCLA, Anderson School of Management. Additionally, Shane has received his PMP certification and various other industry training and certifications.

BRYAN KNISS | Drafting Manager
Bryan Kniss | Drafting Manager


Bryan is currently the Drafting Manager managing a team of over 20 drafters and designers.

Prior to joining PSI, Bryan had the opportunity to work for Kinder Morgan, El Paso Energy, and Tennessee Gas Pipeline. During his 16 years in the oil and gas industry, Bryan has taken on a variety of positions and responsibilities such as Field Project Manager, Drafting Supervisor, and Sr. Project Manager. He has had the opportunity to work on a number of different projects, including pipeline projects, compressor station design packages, meter station designs, and production facilities. During his time with Kinder Morgan, Bryan successfully managed an effort to complete a five year as-built drafting backlog of maintenance capital projects as well as all expansion projects. These efforts contributed to the development of a new program which focused on timely document management. Bryan brings his diversified project management skills to the team, helping PSI create streamlined processes and efforts, efficient schedules, and holding products to the highest industry standards.

Bryan graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology with an Associate’s degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design.

GEORGE FERNANDEZ | Corrosion Services Manager
George Fernandez


George is currently the Corrosion Services Manager, overseeing multiple corrosion and integrity projects and coordinating operations within PSI’s corrosion department.

Prior to joining PSI, George was with Kinder Morgan, Terasen Pipelines, Encana Pipelines, and Marathon Ashland Pipeline Co. Throughout his 40-year career in the oil and gas industry, George has held a variety of positions and responsibilities including Corrosion Technician, Corrosion and Integrity Specialist, Pipeline Protection Supervisor, and Corrosion Services Manager.

George has experience in all facets of pipeline corrosion and integrity and has extensive knowledge in areas such as internal and external corrosion control, cathodic protection system analysis, rectifier design, pigging, and creating integrity management plans. He also understands and is knowledgeable of CFR 192 & 195 and has led and supported audits in each category. George coordinated all corrosion planning and design for 1,850 miles of 20” and 24” pipe installed between Alberta, Canada and Wood River, Illinois.

George graduated from Eastern Montana College with a Bachelor of Science degree. George is NACE certified as a Corrosion Technologist, Coating Inspector Level 1, and Corrosion Technician.

MATT J. HERRERA, P.E. | Principal Engineer / Project Manager


Matt is currently a Principal Engineer coordinating the efforts of project leads and engineers, who are designing pipeline and facility projects for several valued clients.

During his collective 24-year tenure with Colorado Interstate Gas, Encana Natural Gas and Stabilis Energy, Matt has held positions including facilities engineer, senior engineer, principal engineer, engineering group lead, and vice president. In those roles he developed extensive experience in project management, engineering design, construction, maintenance, operations, logistics and safety in natural gas transportation and midstream facilities. Matt has led and managed engineering teams executing natural gas facilities projects including compression, processing, measurement, storage, pipelines, compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas. The industries included oil and gas, mining, railroad, marine, manufacturing and construction.

Matt graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from New Mexico State University. Matt is currently licensed as a Professional Engineer in the state of Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Additionally, Matt holds various industry training and safety certifications and is a member of several engineering
professional organizations.

DWIGHT JENSEN, P.E. | Instrumentation / Controls & Process Engineer
Dwight Jensen | Principal Engineer


Dwight is currently a Principal Engineer working on numerous measurement, control, and instrumentation design projects.

Prior to joining PSI, Dwight worked for Colorado Springs Utilities and Colorado Interstate Gas for over 36 years. During his time in the oil and gas industry, Dwight has held several positions including a Performance Engineer, Senior Project Engineer, and Principle Engineer. Dwight’s career in the natural gas industry includes extensive experience in engineering management, project management, engineering design, and automation. Dwight has extensive experience in the design, maintenance and modification of natural gas custody transfer measurement systems and transmission control systems. Additionally, as an engineering manager, he managed multi-discipline teams which handled the design of facilities for compression, treating, storage, and measurement of natural gas.

Dwight graduated from Colorado School of Mines with a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Refining. Dwight is currently licensed as a Professional Engineer in the state of Colorado.

NICHOLAS KORTEKAAS, P.E. | Instrumentation / Controls & Electrical Engineer
Nicholas Kortekaas | Principal Electrical Engineer


Nick is currently a Principal Electrical Engineer working on numerous electrical distribution and instrumentation design projects.

Prior to joining PSI, Nick worked for several engineering and design organizations. During his 42 years as an electrical engineer, Nick has held positions including Generation Support Electrical Engineer, Power Systems Analysist, Field Support Electrical Engineer, and Lead Electrical Engineer. Nick was a key member on an assortment of projects that included electrical and instrumentation design, documentation, and construction support for compressor stations, tank batteries, and storage facilities. A highlight of his career was having the opportunity to design multiple base substations, including an 84 MVA base substation that was fed from PG&E’s 115kV overhead line. Nick’s four decades as an electrical engineer makes him a valuable asset to the PSI team.

Nick graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering Physics from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He received a Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado, Denver.

Nick is currently licensed as a Professional Electrical Engineer in the states of Colorado, Arizona, Washington, California, Utah, and Illinois.


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