We are pleased to welcome the following new employees to our offices: Derek Adams joined GMB’s Construction Services Group in January as a Resident Project Representative (RPR). Prior to GMB, Derek worked as a commercial electrician in Maryland for nearly two years, planning the layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment & fixtures in accordance with job specifications and local codes. Derek has been an active member of the Seaford Volunteer ... more
We would like to congratulate employee Christopher J. Pfeifer, P.E. for recently passing the eight-hour Principles and Practice of Engineering exam. Mr. Pfeifer is now a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Delaware. He joined the firm’s Salisbury office in 2013 as an engineer in the Site / Sustainable Design Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Drexel University. Mr. Pfeifer is currently ... more
George, Miles & Buhr, LLC (GMB) is pleased to announce the winners of our annual scholarship program. The George K. Miles Civil Engineering Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to students who plan to attend college to pursue a degree in civil engineering. Mr. Miles is a former partner at GMB and was involved in a variety of civil engineering projects throughout the Delmarva Peninsula. His brother, William Miles, was ... more
GMB has been working with the Seaford School District to correct the aging windows and failing pre-cast lintels at the existing portion of Seaford High School. This entailed cutting out existing brick and window lintel and installing a new steel lintel, flashing and reinstalling the existing precast lintel in place. Unfortunately, this required new brick and mortar to be used which was not an exact match to the existing brick and ... more
George, Miles & Buhr, LLC (GMB) is pleased to welcome the following new employees to our Salisbury office: Lauren E. Wandel, AIA joined GMB earlier this year as an Architect. Lauren received her Bachelor of Architecture in 2015 from Pennsylvania State University, and is a Registered Architect in the State of Pennsylvania. In addition to her architectural degree, she holds two minors focusing on sustainability, land use and development, and ... more
GMB is now providing drone-assisted inspections and aerial project documentation. Operated by Matt Dittrich, FAA-Certified sUAS Pilot, our drone can assist with inspections in hard-to-reach places (roofs, chimneys, smokestacks, water towers, etc.) as an alternative to a crane. Birds-eye photos and videos can capture the aerial progression of a project. Here, Matt is taking “before” images of various streets in Lewes, Delaware, prior to their scheduled spring rehabilitation.
We are proud to announce that our Lewes Beachside and Cityside Streets Revitalization project has been selected to receive a 2017 Engineering Excellence Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Delaware (ACEC DE).
Scott W. Getchell, PO, GMB’s Director of Operational Services, recently earned a Professional Operator (PO) designation from the Certification Commission for Environmental Professionals (C2EP). Professional Operator certificate holders have demonstrated their knowledge and experience in the fields of water treatment, distribution, collection, and wastewater treatment. Getchell passed the C2EP exam and met stringent education and career requirements to earn the PO title, which is one of the most rigorous certifications ... more
George, Miles & Buhr, LLC (GMB) is pleased to welcome the following new employees. David Gray joined GMB earlier this year as a Surveyor. David is a Seaford native with 8 years of previous experience as a Land Surveyor Assistant. He graduated from Delaware Technical Community College and Wilmington College. David also serves the community as Vice President of the Seaford Baseball Boosters. Deane Townsend joined GMB’s Architectural Group as ... more