CLIVE, IOWA, June 5, 2023 – Trevor Thornburgh has joined the Structural team as a Structural Designer.
Thornburgh graduated from University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with university honors and the highest distinction. He majored in civil engineering and minored in mathematics. He also received a Master of Science in Civil and Environmental engineering (Structures, Mechanics, and Materials). Thornburgh also has a Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) civil certification. Prior to joining McClure, he completed three internships. His first two internships were with Shive-Hattery where he was first a material testing intern. In this role, he conducted field testing on concrete, aggregates, and soil. Some of the tests he conducted included air entrainment, slump, compaction, and moisture content. He also performed social and rock proctors in the lab. He then completed a civil/structural design internship with Shive-Hattery. In this role, he worked on designing components of roadway corridors, parking lots, site plans, and small industrial structural components. Thornburgh’s final Internship was with McClure where he worked with the Structural team designing cold-formed steel building components for multi-family residential projects.
Thornburgh will be working in the Clive office to help achieve McClure’s vision of making lives better. He is looking forward to getting great experience with cold-formed design in addition to other building materials. When asked what made him decide to join McClure, he said, “I really enjoyed my time as an intern. I was impressed with the attention to detail and the focus on continual progress and innovation within the building team. McClure provides a fun work environment and a lot of fun activities for employees in addition to being a great consulting firm. I liked that our jobs were larger in size and located all over the country!”
Founded in 1956, McClure has grown to a firm of over 250 professionals in eleven offices. With a vision of making lives better, McClure brings engineering expertise and a collaborative approach to identify the best strategies and solutions to bring our client’s vision to life. McClure’s area of expertise is in guiding its clients on making long-term capital investments in the areas of aviation, bridge, community development, construction observation, development, environmental, geotechnical, GIS, landscape architecture, MEP, structural, survey, traffic, transportation, wastewater, and water.