PMA People

Q&A with our People

Walter Hartley

, Boston

What current project(s) are you working on?
Shrewsbury Public Library Addition and Renovation, Carver Elementary School, and Somerville High School.

What is your career highlight so far?
Rochester Elementary School: This was my first project with PMA and it also happened to be the elementary school I attended. It was great to take care of the town I grew up in and provide them with a renovated school.

What is something new or innovative happening in your industry?
Green building has been a huge part of construction for all public buildings we have been working on and it is continually changing and updating.

Tell us more about your work overseas.
I spent the first year of my career out of school in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was a great experience and I learned many things I am still using today. It was challenging and fun to work with people with such different levels of skill and experience.

What university or college did you graduate from?
Merrimack College – Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering 2010.

What is your favorite local establishment/feature?
Gillete Stadium – Home of the New England Patriots. Great football team and not a bad seat in the house.

Fun Fact!
I love to play golf in the summer and play hockey year round.