Mechanical engineer Lance Rikala has joined the multidisciplinary design firm TSP, Inc. and will work from the organization’s Rapid City office.

Rikala grew up in Baker, Mont., near the North Dakota border. He earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the South Dakota Mines and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Worchester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. Before joining TSP, he worked for a local engineering firm in Rapid City.