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Jack Hess, PE relocates to Philadelphia, PA office

PHILADELPHIA | PA As part of a strategic initiative to expand Modjeski and Masters movable bridge expertise in the Delaware Valley region, the Delaware Valley Structures Business Unit and the Movable Bridge Business Unit are pleased to announce that mechanical engineer Jack Hess, PE, has relocated to the Philadelphia, PA office.

Jack was hired in 2014 in the Mechanicsburg, PA office after completing his engineering degree from Elizabethtown College. He has been involved in a variety of movable bridge highway and railroad projects. In addition to design work, Jack has been involved with providing construction support services, inspections, instrumentation, project scoping, bridge balancing, and emergency responses. His experience includes swing spans, bascule bridges and vertical lift bridges.

His experience in the Delaware Valley includes:

  • several bridge inspections for New Jersey DOT and Burlington County Bridge Commission,
  • construction engineering and coordination for a new pedestrian swing bridge for the City of Philadelphia,
  • troubleshooting for the Point-no-Point swing bridge for Conrail, and
  • developing a lubrication manual for one of CSX’s bridges in Philadelphia.

“We’re very pleased that Jack has relocated to our New Jersey / Philadelphia metro area.  His local presence has greatly enhanced our movable bridge engineering expertise, and our responsiveness to client needs in the region,” states Delaware Valley Regional Director Rick Martino, PE.

Jack remains a part of the Movable Bridge Business Unit. We look forward to Jack contributing to the Delaware Valley Structures Business Unit’s ongoing success at winning and delivering movable projects.

For more information, contact Delaware Valley Regional Director Rick Martino, PE, ramartino@modjeski.com

We’re very pleased that Jack has relocated to our New Jersey / Philadelphia metro area.  His local presence has greatly enhanced our movable bridge engineering expertise, and our responsiveness to client needs in the region. 

-Delaware Valley Regional Director Rick Martino, PE