Friday, September 13, 2013
Jack Schaller, PE, has joined Olsson Associates to lead the firm’s Joplin, Missouri, office. In this position, he will be responsible for managing the activities and staff members of the Joplin office and will continue building the office’s service offerings to answer the needs of municipal and private-sector clients.
Jack has more than 20 years of experience in civil engineering, project management, erosion and sedimentation control, and highway design. He previously worked as Joplin’s assistant public works director and was the city’s representative for the FEMA and Corps of Engineers cleanup. Jack served as a driving force in cleaning debris and restoring city services in record time following the Joplin tornadoes.
Jack is the recipient of multiple awards, including the Kansas Department of Transportation/Kansas Contractors Association’s Excellence in Partnering Award. He is a recipient of the State of Missouri’s Outstanding Missourian honor. Additionally, Jack was one of four city employees to receive a special award for recognition of outstanding performance during tornado recovery efforts.