OUR TEAM

Who makes it happen

The team at Element shares the same values and vision as the community we serve. We are motivated by the idea that the best work is a product of diligence, quality, and knowledge.

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Jacob L. Miller, EI

President
Materials Engineer

Licenses:  EI – CO, #67598

With over 20 years of experience providing materials testing and inspection for clients like the University of Wyoming and Central Wyoming College, Jake has a vast amount of knowledge regarding inspection and testing in vertical construction. Jake is one of only two concrete construction certified special inspectors in the state of Wyoming, and we are proud to offer his senior level guidance and unique expertise on all of our projects.

Certifications

  • Aggregate, and Asphalt Technician #3913
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) Certified Special Concrete Inspector
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) Field Testing Technician

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Jessica A. Klein, PE

Vice President of Engineering
Materials Engineer

Licenses:  PE – WY, #14287, 2013

Jessica is a Wyoming licensed Professional Engineer and serves as our materials engineer and project manager. Jessica is highly skilled and educated in the geotechnical, materials testing, and inspection fields where she has overlooked various vertical construction projects. As a project manager and American Concrete Institute (ACI) Certified Associate—Jessica has managed Quality Assurance and Quality Control testing on a diverse array of projects, and we are happy to have her on board.

Certifications

  • American Concrete Institute Concrete Construction Special Inspector
  • Certified Wyoming /ACI Concrete Field Technician
  • Nuclear Gauge Certified
  • International Building Code Certified
  • Masonry Inspector
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Andrew Steen

Vice President of Operations
Special Inspector

As one of seven International Code Council (ICC) special inspectors for reinforced steel in the state of Wyoming— AJ gives Element an edge over our competition for this qualification alone. His long list of expertise also expands to materials testing on soil, concrete and asphalt where he specializes in mix design and verification, soil index testing, moisture density relationship testing, and reinforced steel & masonry inspection.

Certifications

  • International Code Council (ICC) Special Inspectors for Reinforced Steel
  • WYDOT Soils, Aggregate, and Asphalt Technician #6071
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) Aggregate Testing Technician
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) Field Testing Technician
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) Laboratory Testing Technician
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) Strength Testing Technician
  • International Code Council (ICC) Reinforced Concrete Special Inspector
  • International Code Council (ICC) Structural Masonry Special Inspector