LAN"s commitment to excellence is shown through continual training in the latest structural software and code updates, and in providing our staff with the tools necessary to produce challenging designs with a high level of efficiency. We work to provide unique solutions in the design, rehabilitation, and construction of structures ranging from sports arenas to pump stations and we strive to consistently meet our clients’ needs for on-time and on-budget project delivery.
Our professionals have experience with multi-level interchange bridge design, transit park-and-ride structures, long-span infrastructure bridges, water/wastewater plants, highway bridges, light-rail transit bridges, sports facilities, and ice arenas, among many others. The LAN structures team is up-to-date on the latest design codes including AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, Uniform Building Code, AISC Steel Construction Manual 13th Edition, ACI 318-05, and ACI 350.
LAN's structural engineering experience includes:
- Sports & Special Events Arenas
- High-rise Office Buildings
- Parking Structures
- Government Facilities
- Highway Bridges
- Transit Bridges
- Transit Park & Ride Facilities
- Airplane Hangers
- Civil Structures
- Water/Wastewater Plants
- Water Transmission Structures
Structural Engineering Leadership
Jon Jelinek is an experienced structural design engineer for major municipal, commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities. His varied background includes design of structural steel, reinforced concrete, composite concrete and steel, precast-prestressed concrete, post-tensioned concrete, and tilt-up concrete. He is versatile in a wide variety of structural systems to accommodate both static and dynamic forces (gravity, wind, and seismic). His experience includes various computer applications for the analysis and design of structures. Prior to joining LAN, Mr. Jelinek specialized in the advanced technology sector where the need for expansion and renovation of new and existing manufacturing facilities presented numerous structural challenges.
Johnathan A. Terrazas, P.E.
Associate, Bridge Engineering Manager
Johnathan Terrazas has over 12 years of experience in inspecting, planning, designing and load rating highway and railway structures. His experience includes two years with TxDOT in the Fort Worth District Bridge Design Section, and serving as the structural technical/task lead for projects ranging from multi-level interchanges and multi-modal bridges to off-system bridge replacements. In addition to his extensive experience as a bridge designer, his expertise also includes retaining wall and culvert design.
Joseph is a versatile marine project engineer with more than 13 years of experience in key engineering roles, project, and operations management in the United States and international markets. His background includes the design of waterfront structures such as container, liquid bulk, bulk material-handling and mixed-used terminals as well as flood walls/foundations.
He is well-versed in all stages of project development, including concept selection, feasibility, FEED, and detailed engineering. Joseph has a working knowledge of structural analysis, maritime design standards and US regulations, concrete and steel design, marine engineering, siting marine facilities, and retaining-wall design.