Monroe & Newell Engineers Inc. named David Kast, PE as principal of the firm.

Kast, an 11-year veteran of Monroe & Newell, holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering, with a specialty in structural engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

Over the past decade, Kast has worked on some of the firm’s most significant projects, including Rolling Hills Country Club (Golden, Colo.), a 39,000 sq. ft. clubhouse and pool cabana, complementing the 18-hole championship golf course and full service tennis facility; Trailhead Lodge at Wildhorse Meadows (Steamboat Springs, Colo.), a 178,000 sq. ft. facility featuring 86 condos, underground parking, pools, a fitness club, outdoor entertaining areas, a grotto with a water feature and three spas modeled after Strawberry Park, Steamboat’s world renowned natural hot springs; Summit County Fleet Maintenance (Frisco, Colo.), a 50,000 sq. ft. maintenance complex comprised of a vehicle wash building, fueling canopy and a fleet maintenance building, which received the largest American Recovery and Reinvestment transportation grant for the State of Colorado; and Colorado Mountain College (Steamboat Springs, Colo.), a 58,000 sq. ft. building for Colorado Mountain College – Alpine Campus, which will establish the school as an international learning center for a form of renewable energy known as geoexchange.