For Immediate Release
JASON HATCHER JOINS FINLEY ENGINEERING GROUP AS BRIDGE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING PROJECT MANAGER
Tallahassee, FL (July 17, 2013). Finley Engineering Group (FINLEY) welcomes new staff member, Jason Hatcher as Project Manager to its growing bridge design and construction engineering firm.
Jason has 21 years experience and a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Wentworth Institute of Technology. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and received the Outstanding Baccalaureate Degree Student Award. His experience includes construction projects throughout the United States, Israel, New Zealand, Australia, Guam, Indonesia, Hong Kong and United Arab Emirates. Notable projects include: Q Bridge (Connecticut), Boston Central Artery Projects (Massachusetts), Galena Creek Bridge (Nevada), Benicia-Martinez Bridge (California), Woodrow Wilson Bridge (Washington, DC) and Saadiyat Bridge (Abu Dhabi). Jason is a member of the American Segmental Bridge Institute (ASBI) and Construction History Society of America.
Jason will be assigned to work on the precast approaches for the Bayonne Bridge project in New York. The Bayonne Bridge is the fourth longest steel arch bridge in the world. This $743.3 million project was awarded to Skanska Koch, Inc. / Kiewit Infrastructure Co. (JV) and will raise the roadway of the Bayonne Bridge 64 feet to overcome the navigation restriction on the larger container ships.
“I’m very excited to be part of the FINLEY team. There are not many bridge design and construction engineering firms that offer the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting and challenging projects around the world. These complex projects require integrated and dynamic teams who understand how to work together to provide innovative solutions. I enjoy putting my expertise and knowledge into practice to benefit the clients’ projects.” said Jason Hatcher, Project Manager, FINLEY.
“I’ve known Jason for nearly 14 years and we’ve worked together on a number of challenging projects. Jason brings a special expertise to FINLEY clients and projects. His talent includes the ability to develop intricate details of complete bridges applying both his technical skills and construction management field experience. He has a reputation for providing high quality and extraordinary client service. We look forward to Jason making an immediate contribution to our projects and to the FINLEY team.” said Craig Finley, Jr., P.E,. President, FINLEY.
About Finley Engineering Group, Inc. (FINLEY)
FINLEY is recognized nationally and internationally as a leading design, engineering and construction consulting firm specializing in complex bridge projects of all kinds. FINLEY’s expertise includes concrete segmental, steel box, arches and trusses, and long span cable-stayed bridges. FINLEY focuses on large Contractor-driven projects, such as design-build, D/B/F/O/M, Public-Private Partnership (P3) and value engineering/alternative design. For more project or career information go to www.finleyengineeringgroup.com
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