Steven Scherer Appointed President of Nicholson Construction

Dec. 3, 2014

Pittsburgh ““ December 1, 2014 ““ Steven Scherer, former Senior Vice President of Hayward Baker, Inc., has recently been appointed as the President of Nicholson Construction.

Scherer brings more than 35 years of civil and foundation engineering experience to his new position. He spent 14 years at Hayward Baker, Inc., the last seven as Senior Vice President, a role in which he was responsible for approximately $200M of self-performed, design/build geotechnical projects across a 21-state region. Prior to his role as SVP, he held the position of Vice President, where he was responsible for all company operations across seven states, including business development, estimating, engineering and strategic planning.

He also brings a wealth of leadership experience to his new role. Over the course of his career, Scherer has worked for large construction management and general contracting firms on building and civil construction projects and has also helped to create a successful Midwest geotechnical contracting firm.

“Steve is well known in our industry as a results-oriented leader,” said Christophe Dauchy, interim President, Nicholson Construction / Director of North America for Soletanche Bachy. “His record for success really speaks for itself ““ we are very fortunate to have him leading our company and we look forward to our future under Steve’s direction.”

He is active in several professional organizations, including ASCE, DFI and ADSC. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee and a Master of Science degree from Northwestern University, both in Civil Engineering.

“Nicholson will be celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, and I am very excited to become part of this company’s long history of success and innovation in the geotechnical construction industry,” said Scherer.

His tenure with the company begins in early December.

About Nicholson Construction Company: Nicholson is a versatile geotechnical contractor specializing in deep foundations, earth retention and ground treatment. As the North American subsidiary of Soletanche Bachy, one of the world’s leading geotechnical contractors, we are part of a global network of geotechnical resources and expertise. We work in a wide range of industries and environments, from power plants and dams, to bridges and skyscrapers. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Nicholson has offices around the country to address each region’s unique geotechnical construction needs.