Wharton-Smith Awarded $71 Million West Orange High School Relief Project

Sanford, FL – August 28, 2015 – Wharton-Smith has been selected as construction manager of the new West Orange High School Relief project for Orange County Public Schools (OCPS).

The 385,000-square-foot, multi-story prototype high school will be constructed on a 68-acre site in Windermere and will accommodate approximately 2,800 students. The new school is being built to alleviate overcrowding mainly at the existing West Orange High School and will provide a state-of-the-art facility for the Orange County community.

“We are elated to have been selected for such a signature project for Orange County Public Schools,” remarked Darin Crafton, Vice President-Commercial…


Production System Reward for Small Operation Goes to St. Petersburg Plant Improvements Project Team

Prod Reward July

August 26, 2015 – Tampa, Florida – The winning small operation plan for July belongs to Robert Rowland, Marek Mietus, Rickey Baxley, and Scott Griffith from the St. Petersburg NEWRF Plant Improvements project in the Tampa Division. Click here to see the full plan.

About the Plan
The project team put together an operational production plan for installing the 6” FRP duct. During that process, the team discovered a problem with the duct fabrication. This afforded them the opportunity to take corrective measures before attempting the installation and thereby lessen the impact.


Wharton-Smith Ranks in Top 10 of OBJ’s Golden 100 List of Top Privately Held Companies

August 17, 2015 – Sanford, Florida – Congratulations to Wharton-Smith for ranking No. 8 in the Orlando Business Journal’s Golden 100 list of Top Privately Held Companies.

Leaders of the region’s top privately held companies joined Orlando Business Journal for its 2015 Golden 100 event at the Hilton Orlando hotel on Friday, Aug. 14. Clyde Burgess, Vice President, Environmental Preconstruction Services, received the award on behalf of President and CEO Ron Davoli.

The Golden 100 awards honor companies and their CEOs for their business excellence and contributions to the community. The companies are