Westpile has strengthened their pre-construction team by appointing Jonathan Spyvee to the position of Design Manager.

Having spent the previous four years with Westpile, Jonathan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the new role.  Key responsibilities include; managing the design team, supporting the pre-construction work-winning teams, supporting on-site operations, developing design methods and mentoring graduates.

Prior to joining Westpile, Jonathan spent eight years in the piling industry having graduated with a Civil Engineering degree from the University of Surrey.  He was one of the first batch of students to undertake the ICE scholarship scheme and is now actively involved with the University, helping to deliver the scheme and develop the next generation of geotechnical engineers.

Commenting on the recent appointment, Jonathan said: “I’m looking forward to developing our in-house design capabilities to offer engineered solutions for our valued customers.  Identifying and reducing risks, along with recommending a range of alternative solutions will be a key part of this new role.”

Business Unit Manager, Matt Walpole, added: “Jonathan’s experience and expertise made him a stand out candidate for this role.  His knowledge of geotechnical design and his ability to develop a scheme by offering range of solutions is invaluable to our clients.”