As part of the strategy to develop the business’s civil engineering capabilities in the highways and rail infrastructure sectors, structural strengthening specialist VolkerLaser has appointed Jeff Booth to the role of Technical and Development Director.
Jeff’s expertise lies in early contractor involvement; identifying and providing innovative solutions to complex structural problems during the development stages of a project.
An experienced construction professional, Jeff’s specialisms include temporary works design, hydraulic heavy lifting and sliding, bridge jacking and launching, bearing replacement schemes, structural strengthening and post-tensioning.
Jeff’s portfolio boasts high profile projects such as the replacement of bridge bearings on the Hammersmith Flyover, the refurbishment of Gatwick and Stanstead Airport’s rail transit system, and the structural strengthening of the Brentford to Chiswick M4 elevated section.
Welcoming the appointment, Mike Weaver, managing director of VolkerLaser said:
“Jeff’s international experience and vast technical knowledge will provide new opportunities for our business to develop.”
Jeff looks forward to expanding the entrepreneurial business into new markets across the UK and internationally.
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