University of South Florida
Tampa / Structures
On their Last day, Thomas and Andrew were treated with an awesome cake!
Marc Cohen, advising Andrew and Thomas Truchement on the importance of overcoming and solving problems regardless of the obstacles.
I love how the culture here at WGI is fun, young, and vibrant. I want to come to work every day because I know I am going to get the most out of the time that I spend here.
Dylan Albergo, EI, is teaching Andrew about lateral analysis in drilled shafts.
Andrew and Thomas Truchement learning substructure design with Senior Project Engineer, Nathan Van Etten.
The most important lesson I’ve learned this summer is to ask questions. Many times I could have done something better or faster had I asked the people around me for tips and tricks.
Andrew with Senior Structural Engineer, Tony Nguyen, reviewing existing conditions of bridge widening.
Thomas Truchement & Andrew Lowe bunking up as they work on HEFT Toll Gantry Plans Development, while they are getting familiar with Florida Turnpike Enterprise’s general tolling requirements (GTR).
Tony Nguyen, Senior Structural Engineer, is showing Andrew and Thomas, Structures intern, how to calculate and detail finish grade elevations on steel flyover bridges.
The biggest challenge I’ve encountered so far at WGI is learning how to use all of the new technology, systems, and programs. However, I have all of the resources I need to succeed, and in each challenge lies another opportunity for growth.
Andrew is ensuring that plans are compliant with the Florida Department of Transportation Structures Manual.
It’s been a little over a month since I started working for WGI here at the Tampa Structures office, and still every day I learn something new. It’s both exciting and challenging, but the people I work with are great and I have gained a lot of experience far beyond what I could have gotten in the classroom..
Structures intern Andrew Lowe getting familiar with Excel and taking key notes on keeping his intel organized.