John Thomas, PE, Senior Structural Engineer

John is a senior structural engineer with experience in the design of buildings, bridges, retaining structures and a variety of support structures. He has been with RACE for three years focusing on waterfront work including: structural design of new and renovated buildings including elevated foundations to meet FEMA floodplain requirements, design of new and rehabilitated public, commercial and residential sheetpile bulkheads, concrete seawalls, stone seawalls, pile supported piers and foundation supported piers. John’s engineering analysis and design expertise extends to structural steel, reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete, and timber. 

John Thomas

PE, Senior Structural Engineer


B.S. University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

Civil (Structural) Engineering


A.S. Wentworth Institute of Technology

Architectural Technology

Professional Registration

Professional Engineer – CT, MA, NY

Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)

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Our mission is to enhance quality of life, experience, property & infrastructure by providing responsive solutions where water meets land.


RACE expertise embraces modern coastal engineering practices that are supported by a broad range of engineering disciplines including geotechnical and structural engineering as well as regulatory expertise.  Our full-range of professional services include:  coastal engineering, shoreline restoration and protection, inspections and rehabilitation of existing structures, design and planning of new marine structures, environmental permitting, hydrographic surveys, dredging planning and design, and marine construction administration.


RACE Coastal Engineering
611 Access Road

Stratford, CT  06615
Phone: 203.377.0663

Fax: 203.375.6561

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