Jeffrey L. Ott, P.E., M.B.A., S.E.O., C.P.E.S.C. - Biography
Mr. Ott, a Principal Engineer, has over 25 years of site design, land development and municipal engineering experience. He is the founder of Ott Consulting Inc.
Mr. Ott graduated from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, with a concentration in Geotechnical Engineering and Hydrology (Surface and Groundwater.) Upon graduation, Mr. Ott joined a large, multi-disciplined engineering firm and pursued a Master Degree in Business Administration. Mr. Ott graduated Summa Cum Laude (4.0 on a 4.0 scale) from DeSales University in 2004 with a M.B.A. Prior to founding Ott Consulting Inc. in 2003, Mr. Ott was the Regional Manager of the Site Design/Surveying Division for a large, international design firm.
Mr. Ott’s experience includes the preparation of plans and specifications for roadway and utility improvement projects for public bid, along with preparation of subdivision & land development plan sets for governmental, industrial, institutional, commercial and residential projects. He performs stormwater management analysis and design, grading design, floodplain boundary determination, stream crossing design and erosion & sediment pollution control facility design. He also secures permitting for construction activities such as NPDES Permits, General Permits and Joint Permits at the local, state, and federal levels. He has been responsible for all phases of work from initial Client contact through project completion including Construction Observation and Contract Administration. His experience includes representing Clients at local Planning Commission Meetings, Council Meetings, and Supervisors Meetings. He also provides Professional Witness Testimony at Zoning Hearings, Conditional Use Hearings, Special Exception Hearings and County Court cases involving stormwater management and the Stormwater Management Act 167 of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Ott is a 25 year member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Mr. Ott is also a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers. His volunteer activities include Board Member of the Slate Belt Chamber of Commerce, the Slate Belt Community Partnership as the Chairman of the Economic Re-structuring/Asset Enhancement Committee, member of the Emmaus Borough Building Code Appeals Board and youth basketball coach for the Emmaus Youth Association and Lower Macungie Youth Association. Through Ott Consulting Inc., Mr. Ott supports many philanthropic organizations.