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Jay Thomas

Vice President at Structural Technologies
Hanover, MD
United States

Jay Thomas is the Vice President for the Strengthening Division of the Structural Group, Inc.—a large concrete repair and strengthening contractor in the United States, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. He has thirty years of construction experience in rehabilitation, strengthening, maintenance, and protection of structures in commercial and industrial facilities. Jay has been involved in many unique concrete repair and strengthening projects including more than one thousand concrete strengthening projects involving the upgrade of structures for new loads, construction defects, new penetrations, and blast resistance. He has developed and conducted hands-on and classroom training programs for contractors on the installation and quality control procedures for externally bonded FRP systems, and has written over thirty articles and papers on the topic of strengthening. Jay participates in several industry technical institutes including the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) and is a committee member of ACI 440 (Externally Bonded FRP Strengthening) and ACI 437 (Strength Evaluation of Existing Structures). He holds a B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

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