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Bechtel Employee Takes Home Tri-Cities Engineer of the Year Award

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RICHLAND, Wash. -- Bechtel engineer John Olson was named 2012 Tri-Cities Engineer of the Year as part of National Engineers' Week.

Olson was honored for his significant technical contributions to the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant and his involvement in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

He is a deputy technical manager at the Vit Plant, and is responsible for executing the engineering associated with pulse jet mixing.

Olson is a Nuclear Engineering Division National Vice Chair for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and serves on the Columbia Valley Chapter executive board. He has worked on the Vit Plant since 2001.

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