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John Cooper, PE
Senior Vice President
  • George Butler Associates

John is the Senior Vice President of Transportation. He has 30 years of experience in Transportation Engineering with expertise in construction, inspection, utility coordination, contact management, QC/QA, erosion/sediment control and project management. John’s career has been spent working with DOTs and municipalities throughout Kansas and Missouri. His experience includes asphalt and concrete paving operations, traffic signal installations, bridge structures, large grading projects and urban reconstruction projects. In addition, his utility coordination experience includes serving as chair for APWA’s national Utilities and Public Right-of-Way (UPROW) committee.

Professional Highlights

  • 30+ overall years of experience – Worked at GBA since 2008
  • PE: KS, MO, TX, Troxler Certification, OSHA 10 hr. Haz-Mat safety, Radiation Safety, Railroad Contractor Orientation, BNSF Contractor Safety, Radiation Safety Officer, MoDOT LPA Training


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Kansas State University
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