Jeff Olson


Principal in Salem, OR

Education: University of California, Davis | B.S. Civil Engineering – 1983
Registrations: Professional Civil Engineer | California #42728, Oregon #74544, Washington #47494

With over 30 years of transportation engineering expertise, Jeff Olson’s combined efforts in California and Oregon have led to the delivery of over $150 million worth of transportation projects. As Project Manager, Project Engineer, Designer and Independent Checker, Jeff understands each phase of transportation and bridge design. He has completed preliminary and final designs, details, specifications and estimates of design projects involving more than 150 structures. These projects include freeway-to-freeway interchanges, railroad crossings, bridge widenings, seismic retrofits, and river crossings. In addition, he has completed the maintenance inspection of over 600 bridges and preliminary design (advance planning studies) for over 200 bridges, and has been responsible for the load rating of dozens more.

Prior to Quincy Engineering, Jeff worked at Caltrans Division of Structures where he served as the Prestressed Concrete Committee Chairman and a member of the Steel Bridge Committee. He established statewide policies and guidelines for the design and construction of prestressed concrete and steel bridges in California. Jeff was also a Seismic Specialist, responsible for developing and overseeing the seismic design of new bridges and the retrofit of over 100 existing bridges.