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Episode 010 – Josh Sebolt

In this episode, Exo Co-Founder and CEO and Josh Sebolt, PE discuss:

  • Gaining professional perspective in the face of adversity
  • Going from bridges to transmission line engineering
  • Career mentors
  • Engineering “Judgement”
  • Not letting the software “outsmart” you
  • Engineering lessons learned only in the field
  • A.I. in transmission line engineering
  • Advice for young engineers
  • What integrity means to Mr. Sebolt

“When a professional takes the time to do what is right—with something that they didn’t know I would ever see: I am going to trust that person even more…because they did what is right just because they should have…”

— Josh Sebolt, PE

About Josh Sebolt:

Josh Sebolt is a Technical Consultant in Overhead Transmission for Burns & McDonnell in Kansas City, MO. He has been in the civil engineering industry for 19 years, working on projects in twenty-four states and Canada. Josh has worked on transmission and distribution projects ranging from 34.5kV to 500kV AC and ±320kV DC.  He is a member of ASCE 48, Vice Chair of ASCE’s Electrical Transmission Structures Committee overseeing Manual of Practices, NESC Subcommittee 5, Vice Chair of IEEE NESC WG7 as well as active in other IEEE groups. Josh has presented at the Transmission & Substation Design & Operation Symposium (TSDOS) several times, as well as presenting a poster at ASCE’s Electrical Transmission & Substation Structures Conference. Josh brings a unique perspective having previously worked in the bridge engineering field. He received his BSCE from the University of Missouri and is a licensed professional engineer.

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About The Integrity Podcast host, Zachary Oliphant:

Zachary Oliphant is a husband, father, and serial entrepreneur with a nose for encouraging good people to do great things together in business and in life. Zachary has been involved in start-ups as a founder and advisor, and has overseen the development of a series of software applications, including The Exo Portal™ for real-time management of utility infrastructure. Zachary is Principal and CEO at Exo in Houston, Texas.

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