SUE pioneer Thomas R. Rock has joined McKim & Creed. Assuming the role of Mid-Atlantic subsurface utility engineering (SUE) manager, Tom will oversee McKim & Creed’s SUE services from Georgia to Pennsylvania.
“Tom is a rock star in the subsurface utility engineering industry. His knowledge and experience are unparalleled. We are excited about the value he brings to our clients,” said Tim Van Gelder, PLS. Tim works as a regional manager for McKim & Creed.
Tom began his SUE career in 1992. This makes him one of the first SUE practitioners in the country. In fact, he has been involved with every facet of the industry. He began his 40-year career working on SUE crews. He soon began managing projects. Most recently he led a national SUE company.
Tom is a graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in industrial technology. “I am happy to join the McKim & Creed team. I’m looking forward to expanding our SUE services throughout the Mid-Atlantic region,” he said.
McKim & Creed completes nearly 2,000 SUE projects each year. Trenchless Technology magazine consistently ranks McKim & Creed among the top 50 trenchless design firms in the U.S.