Aaron S. Johnson

Principal Consultant / P.E., PMP / Kansas City

Background

Mr. Aaron Johnson holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. degree in Engineering Management. He is also a licensed professional engineer and holds a project management professional certification.

Mr. Johnson has over 17 years of experience in industrial machine design, dry bulk material handling and storage, agricultural machine design, and storage tank design for a wide range of applications. He has extensive knowledge of OSHA regulations specific to walking/working surfaces and machine guarding, including platforms, guardrails, ladders, and stairs. He also has design experience with custom construction equipment, including knowledge of applicable standards involving the design, testing, and maintenance of mechanical jacks and hydraulic drives.

Mr. Johnson has extensive experience as a design engineer, engineering manager, project manager, and new product developer. In these leadership positions, Mr. Johnson has been called upon to lead many challenging projects, solving difficult design problems in wide-ranging areas, including pumps, controls and automated systems, and construction equipment.

Mr. Johnson has additional experience and training with water heaters, dryers, clothes washers and dryers, dishwashers, and HVAC. He also has taken coursework and has experience with automotive diagnostics, service, and repair. He has had a lifelong interest in vehicles and transportation, and his hobbies include maintaining and servicing his own vehicles, along with small engines and various other mechanical systems.

Education and Certifications

• Mechanical Engineering, B.S.: Kansas State University
• Engineering Management, M.S.: Kansas State University
• NCEES: ID 22-902-73
• Registered Professional Engineer: Iowa (P27434), Kansas (21138), and Nebraska (E-19376)
• Project Management Professional: PMP Credential # 1891441