We are pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Thompson, PE, as the Hamilton Office Manager. Phil will be succeeding Bruce Riegel, PE, who will focus on NJ’s larger projects in his senior project management role.
“Phil is an experienced engineering leader and possesses exceptional organizational skills. His ability to lead operations, optimize resources, and enhance team collaboration is commendable. He will ensure our Hamilton team runs smoothly and efficiently,” said Principal and NJ Regional Manager Glen Schetelich, PE. “With our continuing and upcoming client commitments, it is of utmost importance to us that Bruce be 100% available to our clients, focusing on project leadership and delivery.”
Phil is a Senior Associate at H&H and a licensed Professional Engineer in NJ, NY, and PA with 17 years of structural engineering and project management experience. His career has focused on designing and constructing highway and railroad infrastructure in New Jersey and New York. He has been with H&H for seven years, leading project teams for NJ TRANSIT, NJDOT, NJTA, PANYNJ, and many others.
Bruce is leading many of H&H’s NJ area’s larger projects, including the Rumson – Seabright Bridge (#S-32) over Shrewsbury River, currently under construction, and the Kingsland Avenue and Clay Street Bridges over Passaic River. Bruce is an H&H Senior Associate and a licensed Professional Engineer in NJ. Before joining H&H, Bruce served as a NJ DOT Project Manager, responsible for over 20 design projects worth more than $1.7 billion.
Established in 2001 in West Trenton, the newly relocated Hamilton office has 25 staff members, which include a cross-section of the firm’s disciplines, including the firm’s geotechnical engineering leadership team.