Entries by Ashley Smith

Meet a Thrasher Engineer: Ashley Reed

What made you want to become an engineer? I am a NERD! Better yet, an ENGINERD! I really enjoyed math and science growing up and my high school highly promoted women in engineering. How long have you been working with Thrasher? Three years What has been your favorite project you have worked on at Thrasher?…

Congratulations to our newest Professional Engineers

We are kicking off Engineering Week by congratulating our newest Professional Engineers: Jesse Alden and Michael Stone. Earning your PE is a career milestone for those in the profession! Jesse Alden, PE joined Thrasher in 2012 and serves as Project Manager in Thrasher’s Charleston office. Jesse specializes in utility engineering, focusing on water and wastewater…

Thrasher to host Emerging Opportunities Conference in Ohio River Valley

The Thrasher Group is partnering with Shale Directories, LLC to launch the inaugural Emerging Opportunities Ohio River Conference bringing together industry experts in upstream, midstream and downstream to provide a comprehensive, forward look at the development coming to the Ohio River Valley. The Emerging Opportunities Ohio River Valley Conference will be February 22, 2018 at…

Doug Richmond named to the Virginia Geographic Information Network Advisory

Fredericksburg, VA – Senior Survey Manager Doug Richmond, PS, CMF was reappointed to the Virginia Geographic Information Network Advisory Board. The announcement came from the Virginia Governor’s Office in late December. Doug is an expert in survey with wide-ranging experience performing work across the United States and internationally, including construction surveys, engineering surveys, boundary surveys,…

Thrasher Employees Give Thousands of Items to Local Food Banks

The Thrasher Group collected and distributed over 4,000 non-perishable food items and $800 in monetary donations to food banks throughout the region. The employee-led effort was spurred by friendly competition of which office floor or location could collect the most items. With bragging rights on the line, the group more than doubled last year’s company…

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Thrasher’s Expanding Environmental Team

The Thrasher Group recognizes the importance environmental compliance plays in successfully moving projects forward and improving communities. As a full service firm, we have offered environmental services to assist our clients for a number of years and have steadily expanded our team in response to market needs. This fall Thrasher welcomed three environmental professionals that…

The Thrasher Groups Wins WV ACEC Honors

The Thrasher Group received two Engineering Excellence Award honors from the West Virginia American Council of Engineering Companies. Thrasher’s design of the Basnettville Bridge Project earned the Award of Excellence for Transportation, while the Greater Harrison County Public Service District wastewater treatment plant upgrades earned honorable mention in the water and wastewater category.  Each of…

Thrasher and Dominion Energy team to restore forgotten cemetery

Tucked away in an obscure wooded area is a long forgotten cemetery that is within sight of modern multi-level office buildings, a 4-lane highway and retail stores. The Ross Family Cemetery is located within the White Oaks Business Complex in Bridgeport near The Thrasher Group’s Bridgeport Office. On September 21, volunteers from the Dominion Energy…

New Fredericksburg Office Location

Fredericksburg, VA – The Thrasher Group, a leading full-service firm in the Mid-Atlantic, marked the opening of their new office in Fredericksburg, VA at a ribbon cutting event on Thursday, September 7, 2017. The new location, 100 Industrial Drive, Fredericksburg, VA, replaces a previous, nearby location. Thrasher has conducted business in the Fredericksburg area for…

Upcoming Soil-Cement Stabilization Seminar

The Thrasher Group and WV Builder’s Supply Association will host a Soil-Cement Stabilization and Full Depth reclamation Seminar on October 12, 2017 at the Thrasher Bridgeport Office. The seminar will feature experts in the field presenting on the Soil-Cement & FDR mix design process and technical concepts. Featured Speakers Andrew Johnson, PhD, PE is the…