Olsson Announces New Professional Engineers
January 30, 2019
LINCOLN, Nebraska (Jan. 30, 2019) – Eleven Olsson employees recently passed the standard required exam to become professional engineers (PE). The requirements to become a PE include completing four years of professional experience under a licensed professional engineer and passing the exam. In recognition of their hard work and dedication, these employees have received various promotions.
The 11 new PEs from Olsson:
Dan Lightbody is a member of the Lincoln Water Resources team and has been with Olsson since 2012. He works on project designs for dams, stormwater detention and stream bank stabilization using skills in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, technical report writing and drafting. Lightbody holds Bachelor of Science degrees in automotive technology from Pittsburg State University and in civil engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Pat Lusk is a member of the Lincoln Roads/Bridges team. Lusk joined the firm in 2013, and is involved with plan preparation, design and project management for projects involving highways, city streets and intersections. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Jeff Morrison is part of the Lincoln General Civil team and has been with the firm since 2015. Morrison performs various engineering and project management duties related to evaluating, designing and constructing small- to medium-sized projects. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering.
Brandon Roesler is a member of the Lincoln Roads/Bridges team and joined Olsson in 2013. He performs structural design and plan preparation of highway and pedestrian bridges, culverts, drainage basins and other structures. Roesler has Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in civil engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Kylie Steel works with the Omaha Rail Bridge team. She joined the firm in 2014, and provides structural designs for railroad bridges, culverts and temporary shoring systems. Steel earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in civil engineering from Idaho State University.
Chris Philpy is with the Kansas City Structural team and started working at Olsson last year. He assists with the design and coordination of structural projects in the Kansas City area and throughout the Midwest. Philpy received Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Jessica Lay is a member of the Kansas City Water Resources team. She joined Olsson in 2015, and works on various aspects of public and private stormwater projects, including design, construction documentation and project management. Lay graduated from Oklahoma State University with Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in biosystems engineering.
Seth Gilliam is part of the Kansas City Roads/Bridges team and joined the firm in 2015. Gilliam performs various engineering and project management duties related to evaluating and designing for small- to medium-sized projects. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering.
Alex Griffiths works with the Kansas City Roads/Bridges team. He joined Olsson in 2014, and works on arterial roadway and intersection design for public improvement projects. Griffiths earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Kansas State University.
Brock Worthley is with the Kansas City General Civil team and has been with Olsson since 2016. He designs residential and commercial sites, including grading and utility design, and he coordinates work with clients, the design team, contractors and municipal leaders. Worthley graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering.
Brad Freeman is a member of the Kansas City General Civil team. He’s been with the firm since 2013, and performs various engineering and project management duties for several Olsson projects. Freeman graduated from Kansas State University with a dual degree in civil engineering and natural resources and environmental engineering.
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