Jay Engstrom, P.E.

Project Engineer


Jay Engstrom has worked with RFE as a project engineer since June of 2014. He graduated from Fort Lewis College with a degree in General Engineering and is a Professional Engineer in Colorado. Prior to his engineering career, Jay gained experience and knowledge in building, landscaping, and site design working with his family’s local construction and home maintenance business. While at RFE, Jay has worked on a large variety of projects in the Roaring Fork Valley. From residential projects to public projects, his meticulousness and attention to detail is apparent in his designs. He has concentrated on drainage and low impact design in his projects and is a thoughtful problem solver on difficult drainage issues. Using a high level of coordination in all of his projects, Jay finds solutions to drainage and grading issues that are effective while being visually appealing.

Multiple projects emphasize Jay’s experience in the Valley with site development and drainage design. He has worked on countless residential projects and has become well versed in site development. His designs of multiple large ranch developments demonstrate his water resource skills, including irrigation headgates and diversions, storage ponds, detention ponds, ditch and stormwater channels. Jay was involved with several stormwater and infrastructure designs for the City of Aspen, including the completed Rio Grande Stormwater System. He was the project engineer for the Oklahoma Flats Trail in Aspen, and has been involved in the design of sidewalks, ADA compliant access, emergency access studies, utility infrastructure, and road design.

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Engineering, Fort Lewis College (2012)
  • Professional Engineer, Colorado