LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – Steve Arens, PE, recently joined JEO Consulting Group, Inc. as a structural engineer in the transportation department. With five years of experience, Arens brings vast knowledge and experience in structural engineering. He has designed and coordinated the design of numerous structural projects, including standard and non-standard bridges and buildings.
“The addition of Steve to our transportation team is significant,” said planning department manager Tom Kellogg. “He has bridge knowledge and experience that will strengthen our available services and, in turn, benefit our clients.”
Arens started at JEO on August 11, 2014 and has so far appreciated JEO’s welcoming and open culture. As a structural engineer, he will focus on bridges, performing major bridge design, bridge inspection and ratings, and bridge construction services. He will also assist with other structural designs, as needed.
“I was previously designing a lot of building structures, so I’m excited to start working on bridge projects again,” Arens said. “I am also looking forward to working on local, community-based projects.”
He is a member of Structural Engineers Association of Nebraska, National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineer, and is a MathCounts volunteer. Prior to joining JEO, Arens was a structural engineer at Davis Design in Lincoln, NE.
Arens holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering, both from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is also a registered engineer in the state of Nebraska.