Jacob joined Prairie Engineers in 2020 as a Civil/Structural Engineer. He graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 2020 and a Master of Science in Structural Engineering in 2021. He is a licensed Engineer Intern in the State of Missouri.
Jacob’s experience includes structural inspections of bridges, waterfront facilities (surface), and underwater structures. He has experience in analysis and design of wood, steel, and concrete structures, shallow and deep foundation calculations, and finite element modeling.
Jacob also has design experience in drainage and water related structures. His experience includes analysis and design of levees, floodwalls, retaining walls, culverts, storm sewers, and riprap slope protection.
Jacob loves spending his time outdoors. His hobbies include fishing, snow skiing, disc golf, and roller skating. He enjoys trying new things especially if they push him outside his comfort zone.