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Susan Oltrogge, P.E.

Susan Oltrogge, P.E.
Susan Oltrogge, P.E.
Susan Oltrogge, P.E.
Mechanical Engineer | Partner

A project engineer for complex, technically demanding projects, Susan excels at teamwork, coordination and communication. Her project design experience includes office buildings, correctional facilities, data centers, laboratories, and institutional facilities. She has extensive experience working with local, state, and federal government clients. A number of Susan’s projects are multi-building campuses, for which she has designed the central mechanical plant and distribution systems for heating and cooling. Her particular design strengths include high security mechanical systems for correctional institutions, large chilled water systems, fire protection systems, building automation systems, specialized environmental conditioning, and piped service systems for laboratories.

ALMA MATER:

  • Iowa State University
  • University of Iowa

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Licensed Mechanical Engineer Iowa, Wisconsin, Kansas
  • Certified Construction Documents Technologist (CDT)
  • Certified Plumbing Designer (CPD)

YEARS @ BBS: 29
YEARS IN INDUSTRY: 29
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS / AWARDS:

  • Member, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Past president of Iowa Chapter
  • Regional Design Awards Second Place, National Swine Research Center
  • Honorable Mention, Newton and Fort Dodge Correctional Facilities
  • Professional Progress in Engineering Award, The Marston Club, Iowa State University College of Engineering

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS:

  • Past Member, City of Des Moines Construction Appeals Board
  • Member, Iowa State Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Board
  • Past Member, Iowa State University Mechanical Engineering Advisory Council 2000-2005

Susan is originally from Clear Lake, IA and currently lives near Des Moines with her husband Joel, their dogs Mabel and Dwight, and their cat Oatis. Susan loves to travel and counts England, Scotland, Italy, Switzerland, and Nova Scotia as her favorites. In her free time she enjoys rowing, sculling, and tool time!

Corporate Highrise
Reid “E” Research Facility
219 Eighth Street
Corporate Headquarters Renovation
Home Office Building with Expansion
Minnesota Farm Bureau Center
Arizona Farm Bureau Center
Wyoming Farm Bureau Center
Utah Farm Bureau Center
New Office
Office Renovation
New Facility
Hub Tower Conference Center
Parking Garage
ETRC Howe Hall
ETRC Hoover Hall
VRAC C6 and Office Suite
Beardshear Hall Remodeling
Sabin Hall Renovation – LEED Gold
Iowa Events Center
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