Craig Nelson, EIT

Mechanical Engineer

Craig Nelson has more than 3 years of mechanical consulting engineering experience for industrial projects in oil & gas, power, and renewable energy sectors. Most of his experience includes equipment design and selection, vendor bid evaluations, piping design and specification, change management, project scope development, and supporting project management. In his spare time, Craig enjoys spending time with family, Cross Fit workouts, hiking, and traveling.


Colorado School of Mines – Golden, Colorado
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

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Who would you like to meet most and why?
 The Holy Father, Pope Francis.

What is the best advice you have ever been given? Where there is a will, there is a way!

If you had a superpower, what would it be? Humility.

What time of of day is your favorite? Why? Morning. Why… silence, prayer, beautiful sunrises, eggs & bacon, workouts, coffee.

Scariest thing that ever happened to you? I nearly pulled a large granite rock onto myself traversing from El Diente Peak to Mt. Wilson in Southwest Colorado.

What is the most important part of the sandwich? Layers of meat or globs of peanut butter!

Who is your celebrity doppelganger? As a kid, Ralphie from A Christmas Story.

What is your favorite smell? The morning smell of the Colorado mountains at dawn before starting a hike.

What is your favorite holiday? Easter Octave.

What is your dream car? McLaren F1.