For Immediate Release
WHITNEY J. MITCHELL JOINS FINLEY ENGINEERING GROUP AS BRIDGE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING CADD DETAILER
Tallahassee, FL (August 9, 2013). Finley Engineering Group (FINLEY) welcomes new staff member, Whitney J. Mitchell as CADD Detailer to its growing bridge design and construction engineering firm.
Whitney 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.
Whitney has a Drafters Technician Certificate, a Technical Communications Certificate and an Associates Degree in Drafting from Southwest Georgia Technical College.
“I first learned about engineering from my father who would show me plans and I was very curious about the entire process. At college, I learned about FINLEY from my drafting instructor who knew about FINLEY’s reputation for working on some of the most challenging bridge design projects. FINLEY was my number one choice and I am very excited to have an opportunity to work at a firm that works on bridge projects all over the world.” said Whitney J. Mitchell.
“We are very excited to have Whitney on the FINLEY team. Whitney was one of the top graduates in her class. Her skills include attention to detail, multi-tasking and problem solving. She is an excellent communicator and is very goal-driven. ” said Jason Hatcher, Project Manager, 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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