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JEO Welcomes Three New Employees

August Wagner Returns as Full Time Survey Technician  August Wagner completed his survey co-op requirement with JEO from September 2015-January 2016 and has returned as a Full Time Survey Technician in our Lincoln office July 5th. August received his Associates of Applied Science degree in Land Survey/GIS/Civil Engineering Technology from Southeast Community College in Milford. Welcome back August!     Katy [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:28+00:00 September 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments

JEO mourns the loss of Terry O’Brien (the “O” in JEO)

Terry O’Brien, the “O” in JEO, passed away overnight Saturday, August 20th. Terry joined JEO in 1971. During his years with JEO, Terry made significant contributions to the engineering community. He is a life member of both the National Society of Professional Engineers and the Water Environment Federation (WEF). He has run through [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:28+00:00 August 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Best County Road Paving Project in the Nation

Few can claim to have developed a project recognized as best in the nation, but the engineering team from JEO’s Ankeny, Iowa office was bestowed with this honor at the recent American Concrete Pavement Association’s Annual Meeting in Bonita Springs, Florida. JEO, along with Monona County, Iowa and project contractor, Cedar Valley Corporation were recognized [...]

By | 2016-10-11T11:15:51+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Engineering, News, Project, Transportation|0 Comments


On Thursday, January 15, 2015, I was driving back to Wahoo from Lincoln when I received the call from my wife, Kim. After several weeks of fatigue, increasingly worse headaches, several doctor appointments, and various negative tests, a CT scan showed a mass on her brain. The only additional information offered by the doctor [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:35+00:00 March 26th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Grant funds awarded to several JEO clients

JEO is excited to share the news about several of our clients recently receiving funding for their community betterment projects. City of Glenwood, Iowa Earlier this month, Glenwood, IA was awarded two grants to help cost-share the lazy river feature at the new Charles E. Lakin Aquatic Center. Specifically, the city received a $3,000 grant [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:35+00:00 January 16th, 2015|Funding, News, Project|0 Comments

Rules or results?

It’s been said that we like to operate without rules at JEO. While there is some truth in this, and it likely evolved from my own comments, it is a bit of an overstatement. A fairer representation is that we set expectations and value results more than processes. What do those expectations look like?  They [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:38+00:00 May 27th, 2014|News|0 Comments

JEO’s transportation department is growing

In the past few months, JEO’s transportation department had added five new staff members.   Eric Dixon, PE, joined JEO as a senior project manager. Bringing 24 years of experience to JEO, Dixon offers invaluable knowledge about many aspects of transportation. He also has extensive experience with major transportation improvement projects that have involved major [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:41+00:00 April 30th, 2014|Engineering, Transportation|0 Comments

Jenifer Bates, PE, Joined JEO Consulting Group, Inc.

ANKENY, IOWA – Jenifer Bates, PE, recently joined JEO Consulting Group, Inc. as a project manager in the transportation department. Bringing 21 years of experience to JEO, Bates offers an abundance of knowledge about many aspects of transportation and civil engineering. She has substantial experience with roadway design, storm sewer and drainage design, pedestrian trail [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:41+00:00 April 10th, 2014|Engineering, News, Transportation|0 Comments