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Jessica Simon, PE, LEED AP

Senior Project Manager | Associate, Buildings

Jessica’s structural engineering experience spans a variety of markets including higher education, municipal, federal and commercial. Jessica is currently a Team Lead overseeing engineers and technicians serving our architectural and institutional building clients. Prior to this project and client management role, Jessica served as Quality Assurance Manager where she was responsible for facilitating the development, implementation and maintenance of JQ’s engineering standards, knowledge base resources, and training programs.

Jessica serves on the National Technical Program Committee for the ASCE Structural Engineering Institute. She is also currently serving as Secretary for the Dallas Chapter of the Structural Engineers Association of Texas (SEAoT), as well as the chair for the Structural Engineers Engagement and Equity (SE3) committee within the Dallas Chapter. She is a corresponding member on the Design Practices Committee for the National Storm Shelter Association and was an active participant in the Dallas Chapter SEAoT Tornado Shelter Task Group. Jessica has also served as a mentor and member of the Associate Board for the Dallas Chapter of ACE Mentoring.

Education: BS in Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University; MS in Structural Engineering, Texas A&M University

Year started at JQ: 2009

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Talk to me about: Hiking, traveling and soccer

What’s one thing you can’t live without: Dark chocolate

The best part of waking up is: Seeing my two little boys in the morning

What are you most passionate about in your profession: Empowering women to “take a seat at the table” and become engaged in shaping the future of our industry