Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Jeff Edson, RG, has joined Olsson Associates as a group leader with the firm’s Geotechnical services team in Denver. At Olsson, he will be responsible for growing field services in the Colorado market. These activities will include business development and adding and mentoring key staff for Olsson’s field services, including construction observation, geotechnical services, special inspections and non-destructive testing. Drilling operations will also be coordinated through Edson.
Edson, a registered geologist in the State of Kansas, has worked as a field geologist, and as a transportation program manager, regional materials manager and a field services manager. He has a master’s degree in structural geology from the University of Missouri, as well as a bachelor’s degree in geology from Northwest Missouri State University.
Edson has over 19 years of professional experience with numerous projects worldwide involving geotechnical engineering, engineering geology and materials management for engineered facilities. These facilities include transportation services, airports, production facilities, office complexes, pipelines, power plants, dams and waste facilities. His involvement included planning and implementing geologic, geotechnical and material investigations to characterize soil, rock and building materials at development sites.