Sometimes highway and bridge contractors have a clear, straight-forward end result for their project. Other times, however, circumstances can complicate that vision and require “outside the box” thinking in order to complete the project.
That is where Borton-Lawson’s Alternative Delivery Service Leader Scott Shimko and his team can come in with an unconventional solution. Within the service line, Borton-Lawson provides a variety of construction support services, which include alternate bridge designs and Design-Build projects.
“Alternative design projects allow us to work directly with the client to ensure the best design, yet most cost-effective solution, is provided,” he said. “I really enjoy working with the talented members of our team to provide unique solutions to challenging tasks presented by our clients.”
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Borton-Lawson is pleased to announce the Borton-Lawson Leadership Development Institute’s (BLDI) 2015-2016 class.
These candidates have demonstrated leadership in their roles, and are recognized for their contributions to the firm. Borton-Lawson strives to recognize dedication to the company’s values, and a desire to lead both at work and in the community.
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Borton-Lawson’s Tim Schoen joined other Pennsylvanians from manufacturing, small business, education, labor and supply chain companies in the Pennsylvania Capitol Rotunda to highlight the economic and job creation benefits of responsible shale gas development. Hosted by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, the press conference brought together a diverse coalition of more than 20 organizations to communicate to members of the General Assembly and the Wolf Administration that higher energy taxes will hinder economic growth and put good paying jobs at risk.
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Borton-Lawson prides itself on being a technological leader within the engineering industry. Advances in technology have transformed us from a two-dimensional world into a three-dimensional one.
Our technology-forward approach involves the use of 3D drawings, which not only allow for technical accuracy, but also help the public visualize design. These designs allow for more educated and informed decisions, proactively identify design errors, and expedite construction durations.
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Over the next several weeks, we will highlight each of Borton-Lawson’s Service Leaders. Up first in this series is Lee Borthwick, who leads our Energy Services group.
Lee Borthwick enjoys the challenge of his position as Energy Services Service Leader at Borton-Lawson.
“I really enjoy the competitive aspects of consulting in an environment that provides solutions as a product,” Mr. Borthwick said. “Being able to identify opportunities, and develop solutions that are better than our competitors is exciting.”
Mr. Borthwick manages the civil and technical teams in the Energy Services Service Center. He and his staff work together to complete numerous projects within the service center’s four subsectors – oil and gas exploration and production, midstream, gas utilities, and electric utilities. His daily tasks consist of business development, proposal preparation, client management, strategic planning, and operational tracking and reporting.
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