Specialty geotechnical contractor Moretrench is pleased to welcome Martin McDermott, P.G., who joins us as a Division Manager for our Geotechnical Group. Mr. McDermott has more than 30 years of geotechnical construction experience, with a particular area of expertise in the field of drilled shaft construction. He holds a Masters degree in Engineering Geology from Drexel, a B.A in Geology from LaSalle, and is a licensed Pennsylvania Professional Geologist. He is a seasoned, goal-oriented and proactive professional and brings a wealth of underground construction knowledge to his new position, particularly in the area of deep foundations. He is also actively involved in several professional organizations, formerly serving as Vice President and Treasurer of the Association of Drilled Shaft Contractors (ADSC) and as a member of its National Board. He is a member of The Moles, the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA).
Mr. McDermott’s primary focus will be the company’s drilled shaft/secant pile wall operations in the Northeast and New England regions. He will be based in the company’s Philadelphia area office which will also offer the full range of Moretrench’s services.