Efficiency through experience


Olympic Structural Engineering Group is a local consulting firm based in Olympia, WA.  We provide structural engineering consulting services to contractors, architects, as well as state and local government agencies.  As a group of dedicated professional engineers with many years of structural and bridge inspection, investigation, and design experience, we are confident that we can provide the most cost effective services to meet your stringent structural engineering needs and demanding budget constraints.    



J.J. (Jyr-Jong) Lee, PhD, PE, SE


As a principal and lead structural engineer with more than 25 years of bridge engineering experience, JJ is responsible for project management, report preparation, structural design, seismic studies, testing, and the evaluation of a wide variety of bridges and special structures. 

TS&L (Type, Size, and Location) and PS&E (Plans, Specifications, and Estimates) design development for bridges and buildings
Full-scale load testing, instrumentation & NDT
Bridge inspection; Steel bridge fatigue and fracture evaluation
Bridge rehabilitation and replacement design
Computer analysis, seismic vulnerability studies, and 3-D/non-linear modeling

St. Martin’s University Teaching Experience (Adjunct Professor):
2017 Spring, GE 206 Mechanics of Materials and GE 359 Economy, Law and Ethics
2016 Fall, GE 204 Statics
2016 Summer, GE 205 Dynamics
2016 Spring, GE 206 Mechanics of Materials
2015 Fall, CE 350 Structural Analysis and CE 350L Structural Analysis Lab
2015 Summer, GE 204 Statics
2015 Spring, GE 206 Mechanics of Materials
2014 Fall, CE 321 Soil Mechanics and CE 322 Soil Mechanics Lab
2014 Summer, GE 204 Statics and GE 205 Dynamics
2014 Spring, GE 206 Mechanics of Materials
2013 Fall, GE 204 Statics

2013 Summer, GE 204 Statics
2013 Spring, MCE 541 Advanced Steel Design
2013 Spring, GE 206 Mechanics of Materials
2012 Fall, MCE 563 Structural Dynamics
2012 Spring, MCE 531 Advanced Steel Design
2010 Summer, CE 475 Bridge Engineering and Design 
1998 Spring, GE 206 Mechanics of Materials
1996 Summer, GE 206 Mechanics of Materials and GE 207 Mechanics of Materials Lab
Prior Employment:
2007 - 2012, David Evans and Associates (DEA), Olympia, WA (Principal)
1994 - 2007, CES (merged with DEA in Feb 2007), Olympia, WA (Principal)
1988 - 1994, Arvid Grant and Associates (AGA), Olympia, WA  (Project Engineer)
1987 - 1988, New York City DOT, New York City, NY (Project Engineer) 
1987 - PhD, Structural Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA
1982 - MS, Structural Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA
1977 - BS, Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC