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Kent Harjala

Senior CAD Technician

Kent finds it rewarding that his job allows him to work on a wide variety of projects. He has completed numerous design, planning, and mapping projects for various public agencies during his tenure with Murraysmith. Kent has extensive experience with technical drafting using various software, and has completed many complex mapping and data analysis assignments.


Originally from Idaho, Kent lives in Portland and enjoys traveling, growing rare plants, and exploring new places.

What would surprise people about you? I served in the Army for four years.

Best place to be when you aren’t working: At a Timbers match, rock hunting, the Oregon Coast, or on vacation.

Career in your next life: A cat.

Favorite food/beverage: I enjoy most anything, but German and Korean food are my favorites along with a good beer.

Murraysmith Since


Office Location

Portland, OR


AAS, Civil Engineering Technology, Idaho State University