Steve Atherton
Divisional Manager, Track Solutions

Steve is a senior business manager, more than 30 years of experience served within the rail and aerospace industries. He is highly skilled in the management of all aspects of leading and delivery a successful and profitable business operation. Steve has proven capabilities in electrical / mechanical engineering and the development and delivering technical advanced and engineering-based solutions and services that achieve client’s requirements and expectations. Steve has demonstrated on numerous occasions the ability to secure and delivery profitable repeat business and exponential growth with positive financial returns which comes from his strong background in International business development, client management, contract negotiation and operational and financial management and budget control. 

Steve has worked nationally on rail and track projects for Balfour Beatty. He has worked closely with stakeholders such as Amtrak, Federal Railroad Association (FRA), Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) and CSX. Steve is experienced in rail infrastructure inspection and asset management systems and interpretation and application of the information. Technologies include Ground Penetrating Radar, LiDAR / Laser Scanning, Track Geometry Measurement and vision-based inspection solutions.