Category: People of UPI

Employee Spotlight – Justin Hultquist

Employee Spotlight: Justin Hultquist is a Foreman for UPI and has been with us for 10 years now. He has been a part of the BP work since the beginning, and is heading to Michigan soon for a cutout. Justin started working on the pipeline right out of high school; he labored on distribution for […]

Featured Veteran: Lucie Stein-Cartford

No one would be surprised to see us spotlight Lucie as our featured Veteran, although she’s no longer an active duty U.S. Marine, she lives and breathes “esprit de corps” whether she’s talking about her time in the Service or her work at UPI. When Lucie was in high school, she had the opportunity to […]

Thank you to a special couple and our team!

A special shout out and thank you to a special couple AND our team! During a recent job, a wonderful couple, Bob and Lonna Hutchinson, allowed our team to utilize their property as a place to both park our vehicles and hold our morning meetings. They were so, so accommodating and we can’t thank them […]

Employee Spotlight – Justin Nos

Justin grew up on a small farm in Minnesota where he still enjoys farming with his family, as well as ice fishing. He came to United Piping after graduating from the University of Minnesota – Duluth (Go Bulldogs!) with his Mechanical Engineering degree. Justin is currently the Client Manager for Enbridge LP/MP projects and has […]

Isaac Schober

Isaac Schober has been with UPI as a laborer since 2014. He is currently strawing for John Mitchell at the Joliet Compressor Station in Illinois and filling in at foreman when needed. He has been involved in working on mainline pipelines, integrity digs, and maintenance for the last five years. Isaac is from Menomonie, WI […]

NEW EMPLOYEES / NEW POSITIONS

Joel Bailer – General Superintendent Joel brings years of invaluable experience to UPI and its clients. He started off as an Integrity Dig Foreman in 2010, then was promoted to a Superintendent. In his role as a General Superintendent, Joel is providing additional support and leadership to the crews in the field, with special emphasis […]