March 22, 2015  OLSON ENGINEERING IS LOOKING FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT/LAND USE PLANNER with 3 to 5 years experience desired. A degree is required, preferably in Landscape Architecture or Urban Planning. The position will include, landscape design, code interpretation, land use applications, AutoCAD drawing production, site design, and project management for a variety of land planning and development projects from conceptual plans through approval process.

July 25, 2014; Heritage Bank, East Vancouver Branch; Provided engineering/planning/landscape architecture/survey for the team that won the #8 spot for Vancouver Business Journal's 2014 "Top Projects"/Commercial; Construction cost was $1,300,000; Start date was July 2013, Completion date was January 2014.

South Ridge Elementary

July 25, 2014; South Ridge Elementary School in Ridgefield, WA; Provided the engineering/planning/landscape architecture/survey for the team that won the #6 spot for Vancouver Business Journal's 2014 "Top Projects"/Public; Construction cost was $6,500,000; Start date was June 2013, Completion date was August 2014.

March 7, 2014; Named a honorary official "United States Deputy Surveyor", which was the title given the Contract Surveyors that surveyed 32,000,000 acres in Washington between 1851 and 1910.  Only the second contemporary person ever given that title; Awarded a certificate, and a "2009 Manual of Instructions" for the survey of the lands of the United States.  The Manual was an original signed by one of the authors that produced the new Manual.

2013 Top Projects Awards for SW Washington; Olson Engineering provided services for: Millcreek Town Center, 139th Street Medical Building, YMCA of Clark County Expansion, SHARE Fromhold Service Center, The Hampton at Salmon Creek, 192nd Plaza South, Columbia Credit Union Operations Building.

Chad McMurry

Chad McMurry, PE, CESCL, CWRE of Olson Engineering Inc. has earned his water rights examiner certification through the Washington State Department of Ecology. The designation gives McMurry credentials to prepare proof examinations to help landowners complete the state's water rights process for new applications or changes to existing water rights. January 2014

Mike Odren, RLA

Mike Odren was named the 2014 Chairperson of the Development and Engineering Advisory Board (DEAB) of Clark County in January.  The DEAB was created by the Board of County Commissioners to be a procedural step in reviewing new policy and code revision, provide input on process improvements, and review specific development issues.  The DEAB meets the first Thursday of every month from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. on the 6th floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin Street, Vancouver, Washington.

The Hampton at Salmon Creek, an $8.5 million memory care facility is expected to break ground in late summer of 2012. Olson Engineering provided the Planning, Civil Engineering, Surveying, Landscape Architecture and Project Management services for this project. See attached article: The Hampton at Salmon Creek

Olson Engineering provided all Civil Engineering, Surveying, Planning and Landscape Architecture services for the project. See the attached link for project details: Fisher Creek Campus

The Source Climbing Center is the first facility solely dedicated to rock climbing in Clark County. Olson Engineering provided all the Civil Engineering and Surveying services for the project.