Entries by Ashley Smith

Thrasher and Pierpont Community & Technical College offer Inspection Course

Thrasher’s certified instructor will provide training at Pierpont Community & Technical College. The four-day course will be offered October 2-5 and October 16-19. Pierpont’s Inspector Qualification School was created from a demand within several industries for a training course designed for the polyethylene welding inspector. Thrasher’s Rezin Hudkins, who is certified by McElroy University the…

Jeff Ekstrom, PE elected to AWWA Board of Directors

Jeffrey Ekstrom, a project manager for The Thrasher Group, has been elected to the American Water Works Association Board of Directors. Ekstrom will be serving the state as the National Director for West Virginia. An international, non-profit organization, AWWA is a leader in safe water advocacy. With 55,000 members, AWWA sets the standards for water…

Quality Assurance with Thrasher’s Laser Pipe Profiler

One of Thrasher’s many new technologies is the Laser Pipe Profiler. Used in conjunction with our CCTV inspections, the Profiler performs quality control testing at the end of a new construction project. As the Profiler travels through the pipe emitting a laser beam, it records the distance traveled from the starting point and collects evidence…

Cement Technologies Services

The Thrasher Group has always been at the forefront of materials testing services in the region, and with addition of the Cement Technologies service branch, we are able to reach a new client base. Cement Technologies targets concrete producers of cement by offering the services of our highly-trained team to oversee elements such as design…

Joe Mallow Leads Thrasher Energy Group

In Spring 2018, Thrasher welcomed aboard Joseph Mallow to the team as new our Oil and Gas Market Leader. Joe has been in the oil and gas industry for several years, previously working for both Rice Energy and EQT before landing at Thrasher.  Joe is now leads Thrasher’s energy group as part of the Utility…

Employees Celebrate Thrasher’s 35 Years

The Thrasher Group kicked off their 35-year celebration at their annual company picnic on June 16, 2018. Held at Thrasher’s headquarters in White Oaks Business Park, the picnic was attended by nearly 650 people, including current and past employees and their families. In 1983, H. Wood “Woody” Thrasher, PE and the late Henry A. Thrasher,…

The Thrasher Group, Inc. Acquires the Assets of Blue Mountain, Inc.

The Thrasher Group, Inc., an ENR 500 engineering, architecture, and field services firm, announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Blue Mountain, Inc., a West Virginia-based survey, mapping and engineering firm. Located in Wadestown, WV (Monongalia County), Blue Mountain is a respected consultant for a variety of natural gas, mining, and governmental…

The Thrasher Group Recognized as Five-Diamond Employer

The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce announced the 2018 recipients of the Five-Diamond Employer Award during its Human Resources Conference on Thursday, April 26th. The Thrasher Group, which has three offices and over 300 employees in the state, was one of sixteen companies recognized. The Five-Diamond designation recognizes outstanding companies for their employee policies, continuing…