Olsson Announces 18 Employees Earn PE or PLA Certifications


January 25, 2023

Lincoln, Nebraska (January 25, 2023) – Eighteen employees from Olsson recently passed standard required exams and earned either professional engineer (PE) or professional landscape architect (PLA) certification.

To earn PE certification, a person must complete four years of professional experience under a licensed PE and pass the PE exam. PLA certification requires passage of the landscape architect registration exam. The 18 Olsson employees who earned professional certifications are named below:

Islam Abdelmegid is a member of the Transportation team in Texas. He designs roads and highways and has a B.S. in civil engineering from Cairo University.

Ryan Allen is a member of the Telecom team in Nebraska. He specializes in data instrumentation and control design and has a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Eric Benson is a member of the Data Center General Civil team in Nebraska.  He is responsible for project management and landscape architecture and has a B.S. in landscape architecture from South Dakota State University and an M.A. from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Erika Bowman is a member of the Water team in Colorado. She creates models for floodplain maps and permits and has a B.S. in biological systems engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Christian Canon is a member of the Power Delivery team in Kansas. He is responsible for modeling and quality control of power lines and has a B.S. in civil engineering from Missouri University of Science & Technology. 

Nathan Chapman is a member of the Telecom team living in Montana. He supervises utility and industrial automation and has a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Wyoming.

Allison Crawford is a member of the Field Operations team in Nebraska. She is responsible for project management, geotechnical reports, and foundation tests and has a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Zack DelGrosso is a member of the Water team in Colorado. He works on drainage, stormwater and natural waterway projects and has a B.S. from the University of Mary Washington and an M.S. in civil engineering from Virginia Tech.

John Flaxbeard is a member of the Data Center General Civil team in Kansas. He specializes in design and management for data center sites and has a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Salman Khan is a member of the Mechanical/Electrical team living in Texas. He executes quality control plans for clients and has a B.S. in electrical engineering from Oklahoma State University.

Jordan Koskelin is a member of the Field Operations team in Nebraska. She analyzes tests and data to provide geotechnical recommendations and has a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Caleb LeBow is a member of the General Civil team in Arkansas. He designs mixed-use and residential land development projects and has a B.S. and M.S. in civil engineering from the University of Arkansas.

Jeremy Ng is a member of the Transportation & Roadway team in Texas. He is responsible for roadway designs and production plans and has a B.S in civil engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

Mason Olson is a member of the General Civil team in Kansas. He manages and designs civil projects and has a B.S. from Missouri State University and a B.S. in civil engineering from Missouri University of Science & Technology. 

David Pendleton is a member of the General Civil team living in Colorado. He leads technical design tasks and has a B.S. in civil engineering from Colorado State University.

Tim Quetsch is a member of the Power Delivery team in Arkansas. He designs physical layouts for substations and power lines and has a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Iowa State University.

Blake Weatherly is a member of the General Civil team in Nebraska. He project manages mixed-use and commercial developments and has a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Corey Weimer is a member of the General Civil team in Missouri. He is responsible for project management and site designs and has a B.S. in civil engineering from Missouri University of Science & Technology. 

Olsson is an engineering firm made up of people who craft expert solutions and designs that improve communities. The firm offers design and consulting services in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental and technology. For more information, go to www.olsson.com.

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