David Olson, PE

David, a “die hard” Vikings and Twins fan, has been with Wilson & Company for 15 years. David serves as an Operations Manager for Wilson & Company’s Rail Division and the UPRR client manager. He is responsible for the overall operations of offices and personnel associated with the UPRR railroad project design and construction management.

He has served as a senior project manager on large scale multi-disciplinary railroad yard projects and lead structural designer on hundreds of railroad structures. He has managed all aspects of project design to include civil/track, structural, site mechanical, site electrical, water/wastewater, permitting, roadway design, architectural and MEP, and construction management services.

David served as Project Manager for the UPRR Santa Teresa Terminal. Wilson & Company did the design and construction management for this run-through fueling facility and intermodal yard. The project involved every division and just about every office of the company. The facility is a showcase for the UPRR and won many awards including the 2014 Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence as the best railroad project in the nation.

David and his wife have two children, one of which is attending The University of Kansas and is studying neuroscience. The other is a senior in high school and plans to study forensic science. In his free time, David likes to work out and spend time with his family.