Jesher Solivio

Senior Associate

Contact Info

Department

Engineering

Phone

(805) 404-1201

Email

jesher.solivio@yaeservices.com

Locations

San Diego, CA
Los Angeles, CA

Biography

Jesher specializes in applying nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques, specifically reflective and through-transmission ultrasonic testing and ground penetrating radar, to investigate concrete-related problems in structures. His experience includes investigations of historic buildings, bridge decks, bridge piers, parking garages, tunnels, prestressed and post-tensioned structures, slab-on-grade, and foundations. He also provides computer-aided design and computer modeling services for architectural and structural design and repair projects. In addition, Jesher has performed condition assessments, structural testing, quality assurance inspections, and development of repair plans and specifications for numerous types of existing structures.

Education

  • Cape Technikon  |  South Africa
    Associate of Science - Mechanical Engineering
  • Cape Tecknikon  |  Cape Town, South Africa
    Associate of Science - Mechanical Engineering

Professional Experience

  • 2022 - Current  |  Senior Associate  |  YA Engineering Services
  • 2020 - 2022  |  Associate III  |  YA Engineering Services
  • 2015 - 2019  |  Principal  |  J&J Engineering and Testing Inc.
  • 2004 - 2015  |  Associate III  |  Wiss Janney Elstner Associates Inc.
  • 2002 - 2004  |    |  Lee & Associates, Inc.
  • 1991 - 2002  |    |  Edward Silver & Associates, Inc.

Areas of Practice

  • Damage Assessment
  • Failure Analysis
  • Litigation Support
  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Repair and Rehabilitation Design

Representative Consulting Assignments

  • I-5 Tunnel
    Los Angeles, CA  |  Assessment of fire damage to concrete tunnel.
  • Grain Silo Collapse
    North Dakota  |  Investigation of collapse including sounding of concrete surfaces.
  • Student Success and Retention Center at Los Angeles Community College District, East Los Angeles Campus
    Monterey Park, CA  |  Assessment of elevated slab using ultrasonic test methods.
  • Long Beach Civic Center
    Long Beach, CA  |  Assessment of shotcrete wall placement as part of quality control.
  • Sea-Tac Airport Service Tunnel
    Seattle, WA  |  Nondestructive evaluation of shotcrete placement
  • Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant
    Palo Verde, AZ  |  Evaluation of concrete foundation walls of trickling filters.
  • Con-Fab Precast
    Lathrop, CA  |  Assessment of bulb T girders for I-405 expansion project.
  • Santa Rosa Water Reclamation Facility
    Murrietta, CA  |  Nondestructive assessment of concrete walls and pilasters.