Pictured Jay Thompson, PE, South Carolina CEI Manager

Jay Thompson, PE Onboards as SEPI’s South Carolina Construction Engineering and Inspections Manager 

SEPI continues to expand our reach in South Carolina with the exciting addition of Jay Thompson, PE. Jay joins SEPI this week and will focus on growing our CEI services across South Carolina with SCDOT and municipal clients.

Jay brings 16 years of experience including 10 years serving the SCDOT. He most recently held the position of State Pavement Design Engineer with SCDOT. During this assignment, he was well known for adaptation of new technology and procedures. He has extensive experience with pavement design and pavement/asset management.

He has participated in various research projects, performed Life Cycle Cost and Risk Analyses, participated in VE studies, and frequently acts as a subject matter expert. He has been responsible for pavement design and construction support on numerous notable projects including Design-Build and Bid Build Widenings, Reconstruction, and Preservation of the interstate system in SC.

In addition, Jay previously served as a Resident Construction Engineer in Lexington. He is experienced in project management, technical support, QA/QC for testing and inspections, and dispute resolution.

Jay is a registered Professional Engineer in South Carolina and holds Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering from Clemson University.