Senior Professional Engineer
Mr. Drew Thornbury is a licensed engineer with 14 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing who joined BHATE in 2006.  Drew is responsible for management and engineering from design through construction including coordination and communication with clients, municipalities, contractors and sub-contractors, preparing project scope and budget, developing field investigations and laboratory testing programs, completing engineering analyses and preparing and reviewing technical reports.

He has worked on numerous geotechnical and construction materials testing projects across Alabama and Georgia to assist contractors, developers, owners and architects with consistent adherence to project specifications while maintaining relationships with clients for future endeavors.  Drew has experience in shallow and deep foundation design and inspections, load testing of deep foundations, construction material testing, and foundation remediation grouting and design specifications. Engineering specialties include deep foundation design in karst disturbed soils, LPILE analysis, slope stability evaluation, monitoring, and stabilization, retaining wall design, pavement design, and shear wave analysis explorations.

Drew received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Auburn University and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Alabama and Georgia. He was named to the 2019 Associated General Contractors of Alabama “Top 40 Under 40 in Construction”.

Professional Organizations

  • American Consulting Engineers Council
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Associated Builders and Contractors of Alabama
  • Associated General Contractors of Alabama