EBA Engineering, Inc. (EBA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Jason Kolenda, PE, to geotechnical engineering and laboratory testing department manager. Kolenda joined EBA in 1998 and is an associate of the firm.
“Jason has been instrumental in building our geotechnical engineering practice since becoming part of the EBA family over two decades ago,” said EBA President and CEO Rizwan Siddiqi, PE. “He is a committed leader and partner for our clients, and I am confident that he will guide this department to even greater success.”
Kolenda has more than 20 years of experience in geotechnical engineering, construction instrumentation and monitoring, materials testing, and tunneling. He has managed high-profile projects like EBA’s geotechnical services on the Anacostia River Tunnel and Northeast Boundary Tunnel projects in Washington, DC.
Earlier this year, the Anacostia River Tunnel geotechnical engineering services project received an Engineering Excellence Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Metropolitan Washington (ACEC/MW).
Kolenda holds bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering and horticultural science from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, and he is based in EBA’s Laurel, Maryland, office.
Kolenda is succeeding Nick Roles, PE, who will become an associate employee effective August 6, 2019. Roles will remain with the firm as he transitions to retirement.