With safety at the forefront of our business, we employ highly skilled engineers, designers and support staff in-office and in-plant to deliver a quality project on time and on budget.



Ideals that keep us inspired to do our best every day.


Mike and Karan Olson of Orange, Texas founded Olson Engineering, Inc. in 1998. The company started small as a Process Control Systems and Capital Project Management Company, providing Instrument and Control Systems Engineering to local industries. By 2000, OE was operating with team of employees who provided a range of services to continually expanding portfolio of clients.

As the team grew significantly in both services offered and in manpower, OE recognized the opportunity to expand and relocate and began operating out of our current main office in 2020. The 22,500sqft main office is located in Bridge City, Texas a few miles from IH-10 and HWY 73. The office offers four conference rooms, two kitchens, and has the capacity to house 110 employees.

While the main office was under construction in 2019, the company also expanded to Mont Belvieu, Texas near IH-10 and HWY 146. The 6,000sqft office employs a growing number of team members serving our Baytown/Houston area customers.

Olson Engineering, Inc. is now a full-service, multi-discipline engineering company with Professional Engineers in every discipline providing the petrochemical market with both in-office and in-plant services focused on safety, responsiveness, integrity, teamwork, and quality: the very cornerstones established when the company was first founded in 1998.


Mike Olson, PEFounder

Mike Olson founded Olson Engineering, Inc. in 1998 to provide instrument & controls solutions across the different business sectors. Mike led Olson Engineering through the transformation into a full-service multi-discipline engineering solutions provider. With safety at the forefront of his business, Mike’s vision encompassed quality, responsiveness, and ethics in the delivery of engineered solutions. This vision would ultimately become the foundation of the company’s core values.

Mike holds bachelor’s degrees in petroleum, computer, and electrical engineering from the University of Louisiana – Lafayette and a master’s degree in Engineering Management from Lamar University. Mike is a registered Professional Engineer in Electrical Engineering and Control Systems Engineering in Texas and Louisiana.
After 31 years as an employee and employer, Mike began transitioning out of his role as President in 2021. His passion and devotion for this company will remain the driver for us to build upon his legacy.

Kevin MottPresident/CEO

Kevin joined Olson Engineering in 2015 as Senior Vice-President. He assumed his current position in 2021. Kevin is responsible for all office operations, execution, engineering and business profit and loss. Prior to joining Olson Engineering he was the General Manager (GM) of ENGlobal’s Beaumont, Texas office with interim GM responsibilities for their Deer Park and Angleton offices as well.

Kevin has developed an extensive Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) background with over 30 years in the petrochemical segments of the industry. Over the years he acquired a well-rounded knowledge of project development, project management, execution, and controls as well as operations efficiency and standardization. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree from Lamar University.

Laura Clark, CPAVice-President for Finance & Administration

Laura joined Olson Engineering in 2016 as Vice President of Finance & Administration. She is responsible for all aspects of the company’s finances including financial reporting, cash management, legal and corporate matters as well as overseeing staffing, recruiting, and employee benefits. Laura began her career in public accounting with a local firm where she provided services in tax, accounting, business consulting and accounting systems.

Laura has also held the positions of Budget Officer/Purchasing Manager and Chief Financial Officer, both for the City of Beaumont, Texas.
Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Lamar University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA).

Mark Ratcliff, PEVice President of Corporate Compliance

Mark joined Olson Engineering in 2015 as Vice President of Engineering. Mark became Vice President of Corporate Compliance after developing an extensive Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) background and gaining over 22 years in the petrochemical segments of the industry. He has held the positions of Manager of Engineering, Civil/Structural Department Manager, Project Manager, Staff Engineer, and Vice President of Corporate Compliance.

Mark is responsible for corporate Safety and QA/QC, overseeing compliance within the organization, ensuring compliance with laws, regulatory requirements, policies, and procedures such as OSHA, client standards and specifications, discipline-specific code as well as company policy. He is also responsible for establishing standards and implementing procedures to identify, prevent, and correct noncompliance. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Brigham Young University and is a licensed Professional Engineer.

James ParsonsVice President of Operations - Mont Belvieu

James joined Olson Engineering in 2019 as General Manager of Mont Belvieu. With over 30 years in the petrochemical industry, he has managed projects from concept through completion, developing an extensive Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) background. James’ promotion to Vice President of Operations strengthens the approach to the development of the Mont Belvieu office and of the company as a whole.

James’ experience includes all phases of the project lifecycle: project scope development, planning, cost estimating, engineering execution, scheduling, cost control, and construction. James provides insight to the President/CEO regarding corporate strategy, customer satisfaction, and business execution.


With safety at the forefront of our business, we employ highly skilled engineers, designers and support staff in-office and in-plant to deliver a quality project on time and on budget.


We engineer solutions that consistently exceed expectations
through a company culture that promotes and values reliability, accountability, professionalism, growth and excellence.
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