Jared Krupa, PE Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: K2 Engineering
  • Phone: (775) 355-0505
  • Fax: (775) 355-0566
  • Website: www.k2eng.net
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Civil Engineering and Structural Engineering

Specialty Focus: zipline engineering, zip lines, aerial adventure challenge courses, ASTM, structure fire repair design evaluation, NAARSO, ACCT, wood structures, amusement ride inspections, pre manufactured wood trusses, ASTM F2959, IBC wind snow seismic design

Education: BS Civil Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno

Years in Practice: 20


Additional Information

Jared A. Krupa is a principal engineer at K2 Engineering and Structural Design, LLC (K2). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno, and Professional Engineering licenses in multiple US states. Jared started his structural engineering career in 1999 and has since advanced his profession into more specialized fields such as the amusement ride industry and design/analysis of buildings damaged by fire. Founded in February 2005, K2 is a medium-sized engineering firm located in Reno, Nevada, that focuses on the structural design of commercial buildings, residential homes, and amusement rides and attractions. K2 provides quality engineering services to architects, designers, owners, building contractors and developers with a focus on efficiency and constructability. K2’s staff has over 60 years of experience in the design of projects both large and small in Northern California, Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe. K2’s expertise and experience includes designing structures with building materials of wood, masonry, concrete, steel and cables. Jared is an active member of ASTM F24 and helps develop standard methods of test, performance specifications, definitions, maintenance, operations, and practices and guides for amusement rides and devices. Jared is the task group chair for the ASTM F2959 Aerial Adventure Course (zip line) standard and the vice chair of ASTM F24.61 Adventure Attractions Sub-Committee which oversees the development of Inflatables, Trampoline Courts, Bungee Jumping, Mountain Coasters, Para-Sailing and Indoor Skydiving standards. Jared is also an active member of the National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials (NAARSO), which represents jurisdictional agencies, insurance companies, private consultants, and federal government agencies, as well as safety professionals from amusement ride facilities and travelling shows; the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT), which is an or