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Dive Supervisor – We’re Hiring

Apr. 16, 2021

Ready to make a real splash in the maritime industry? McLaren is hiring a certified Dive Supervisor to assist our NYC/NJ-based marine engineering team. Leading the way in both above and below water investigation services, you would be part of a group that has a reputation for providing unrivaled services in complex waterfront inspection, design, rehabilitation, and […]


Kansas City Three Light – Set to Start Construction Next Month

Apr. 12, 2021

Construction is scheduled to begin on THREE LIGHT, the newest urban-luxury residential tower in Kansas City. The redevelopment of a surface parking lot in Missouri’s Power & Light District, THREE LIGHT, will be transformed into a 26-story mixed-use development consisting of 288-unit apartments atop a seven-story parking garage which will connect by skyway bridge to […]


Structural Steel Industry NASCC Conference

Apr. 8, 2021

This year’s all-virtual NASCC American Institute of Steel Construction Conference will reunite the greatest minds of the structural steel industry for seminars and networking with the nation’s leading experts. McLaren will be speaking in both the Erection and Design Analysis sessions targeted toward structural engineers, steel fabricators, erectors, detailers, and architects. President, Jeremy Billig, PE […]


Rigging Questions and Answers with Gorlin

Apr. 5, 2021

With arts and entertainment productions on their way to a comeback, this year’s New World Rigging Symposium, presented by ESTA and USITT, is setting the stage for rigging professionals to help reshape the future of the industry. From video wall rigging, performer flying and rescue, grid installation, stage technology, cinema rigging, and anything in between, The […]


Off Broadway BLINDNESS Premiers Today

Apr. 2, 2021

It’s opening night! BLINDNESS, the spellbinding off broadway light and sound experience, debuts in NYC with a socially-distanced audio adaptation based on the dystopian novel of the same name. Void of live actors, audiences are (safely) engrossed in a vivid tale of metaphoric darkness and light through binaural headphone technology while being surrounded by immersive […]


Albany CANstruction Team Spirit Award

Mar. 26, 2021

Congratulations Albany CANstruction team for receiving 2021’s Team Spirit Award! Although the charity event did not include its usual in-person innovative can building competition, the organization still found creative ways to raise nearly 120,000 pounds of food and $50,000 for Capital District food pantries! Headed by Construction Division Structural Engineer Ethan Wells, E.I.T. Wells, McLaren’s […]


Welcoming Lakshya as CFO

Mar. 24, 2021

Welcoming Lakshya Sobti, CFA, ASA, Chief Financial Officer, to the McLaren team! With an impressive 20 year career leading corporate development and finance teams at various federal contractors, including other large engineering and construction firms, Lakshya has an industry reputation as a strategic thought partner and cross-functional leader. As McLaren CFO, Lakshya is charged with […]


The Art of Temporary Structures PDH Lecture

Mar. 23, 2021

The Art of Temporary Structures…Engineers are skilled in designing and building structures, like high rises and bridges, which comply with applicable codes. Yet, temporary structures are handled inconsistently as their short-term construction often lacks clarity on building code guidance. Additionally, they differ from conventional structures in their style of development, use, methods of erection, monitoring […]


Production Rigging For TV and Film

Mar. 18, 2021

Production Magic…Behind the scenes, rigging systems are what help turn standard productions into technical marvels. Roof-hung truss assemblies serve as grids for theatrical style rigging, using a system of ropes, cables, sheaves, and counterweights to enable crews to hoist elements quickly such as lights, scenery, stage effects, and sometimes….people! During this active film season, in […]


Marina Rehabilitation Ahead of Schedule

Mar. 17, 2021

McLaren’s marine division, along with our surveyors and geotechnical engineers, were part of the marina rehabilitation project team that helped reconstruct Mill Basin waterfront in Brooklyn, NYC two months ahead of schedule! Providing riprap revetment and bulkhead replacement improvements, we worked with Gilbane New York-New Jersey to provided inspections, bathymetric surveys, soil boring analysis, environmental […]