Access Limited Expands Expertise in Energy with New Key Hires

Access Limited, a firm leading in limited-access and steep slope services, welcomes three new hires with expertise in the energy market: Jon Irvine as Key Account Manager, Power and Utilities; Chad Earhart, Professional Development Engineer (PDE), Power; and Jody Kuhne, Senior Pursuit Engineer.

"Access Limited is committed to providing a comprehensive, value-based portfolio of difficult access drilling, rockfall and steep slope solutions for customers across the United States," said Gina Hinman-Trulli, Chief People Officer, Access Limited. "A commitment made possible because of the dedication and expertise of our team. We're thrilled to continue to grow our team within the energy sector, expanding our technical know-how and industry perspectives to provide customized solutions and unmatched customer experience."

As Key Account Manager - Power and Utilities, Jon Irvine builds and maintains strong relationships with key decision-makers and stakeholders within the energy market. As part of Access Limited's client management team, Irvine is responsible for identifying and pursuing prospective projects across the industry, from lead generation to conversion. With a background in Project Management and transmission engineering, Irvine previously worked at Exponent, an engineering and scientific consulting firm, Pro Energy Services Group LLC, and Dashiel Corporation.

As a PDE - Power, Chad Earhart supports key contractors and consultants within the energy market. As part of the role, Chad identifies and pursues prospective projects and develops long-term solutions for customers within the industry. Earhart comes to Access Limited with more than a decade of diverse experience within the power and utilities industry. Throughout his professional journey, he has demonstrated value in various capacities, including Transmission Line Engineering Supervisor, Project Engineer, Field Engineer, and consultant.

As Senior Pursuit Engineer, Jody Kuhne is responsible for project and site assessment, providing engineering expertise, offering technical assistance, and facilitating project development. With more than 30 years of Geotechnical engineering experience, Kuhne brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the team. His previous work includes with North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), where he specialized in slope stability, engineering geology, and landslide and rock slope mitigation. Following his tenure at NCDOT, Kuhne continued his work as a consultant for DOTs in North Carolina, West Virginia and Tennessee.

Access Limited is the leading provider of rockfall mitigation and steep slope stabilization in the United States, with the largest fleet of spider excavators in North America. The team of geologists, geotechnical engineers, equipment operators, and rockfall technicians are strategically decentralized, allowing for regional expertise and rapid response to emergency sites.

About Access Limited
With more than 100 years of experience, Access Limited specializes in complex projects that demand expertise and innovation, and opportunities to test our limits. The Access Limited team is inspired by the thrill of challenging environments and delivering unparalleled results in remote and rugged terrains - and with the largest fleet of spider excavators in North America is redefining the standards of the industry. Access Limited is a trusted partner committed to safety, quality, and professionalism. Visit us and follow us on LinkedIn.

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