If Walls Could Talk

December 13, 2016By LisaNews No Comments

In 2016, The Washington Post left the building that was its home for over half a century and moved to greener pastures. The old building at 1150 15th St. NW was where Princess Diana came to see her friend Katherine Graham and where presidents and prime ministers pushed their issues with editorial writers. This is…

A Building Appears!

December 5, 2016By Bob W.Job Site Visits, Project Updates No Comments

NFCU Campus Development – Vienna, Virginia Headed over to the NFCU Campus Development job site this afternoon for a meeting with the lead commissioning engineer.  We had a productive meeting regarding the preparation for the commissioning efforts and then took a few minutes to check out the progress on the site. The main roof slab…

Paintball at Hogback Mountain

November 18, 2016By Brandon Wilson20th Anniversary, Company Events, News No Comments

Brisk morning. The sun starting to peak out around the trees. Clean mountain air and… paintballs whizzing by? As another event celebrating our 20th Anniversary, we decided to mark the woods and each other in friendly games of paintball. Fanelli McClain joined us in the woods making for larger and more interesting games. After splitting…

wnainc.com Is All New!

November 17, 2016By Bob W.20th Anniversary, Company Events, News, Website

November 2016 is a very exciting month here at Williams Notaro!  It is our 20th anniversary and part of our celebration is the launch of our all new website, wnainc.com. Check it out and you will find a totally new layout, revamped navigation, new graphics, new content, great photos and lots of easy to find…

20th Anniversary Dinner Celebration

November 14, 2016By Lisa20th Anniversary, Company Events

On November 11, 2016, Williams Notaro & Associates will have celebrated 20 years of successful partnership.  For 20 years, we have been committed to the pursuit of being the best consulting engineering firm we can imagine.The team went all out to celebrate at DC Prime in Ashburn, VA.  The evening began with the indulgence of…

The Great Chili Cook Off of 2016

November 14, 2016By LisaCompany Events No Comments

Williams Notaro and Fanelli Mcclain celebrated their 1st Annual Chili Cook Off on November 14, 2016 and it was great! We had 8 different kinds of chili and each was voted on for its flavor, color, heat, aroma, and texture. The contest began at 12 noon and after being bombarded with tantalizing aromas all morning,…

It’s All About the People

November 11, 2016By LisaHuman Resources No Comments

As the Human Resource Manager I wear many hats. I am the benefits coordinator, recruiter, trainer, labor law enforcer, personnel administrator, career counselor, and any other title you can think of that has to do with the employees of a company. I guess for part of today I didn’t have enough human resource things to…

Lions, Tigers, and Bears Oh My

November 10, 2016By LisaHuman Resources No Comments

Navigating healthcare renewal each year is like walking through the dark forests of the Land of Oz. If the lions don’t eat you, the tigers will. If the tigers don’t kill you, the bears will claw at you until you roll over and play dead. Rising costs and constant change and uncertainty test our resolve…

Job Site Surprise!

January 7, 2016By Bob W.Job Site Visits

While walking the job site at the Television & Film Archive in Santa Clarita, I discovered this 5 foot long local resident!  His hissing and coiled raised head stopped me in mid stride.   His “welcoming” demeanor motivated me to execute a quick “advance-to-the-rear” maneuver!   We engineers can move pretty quickly when properly encouraged! You…

Demolition Has Started!

November 16, 2015By Bob W.Job Site Visits, Project Updates

  It is very exciting to see that the old buildings on the recently acquired NFCU site are finally coming down in preparation of the site work needed to support the new 250,000 S.F. Annex building.   Over the next two years this site will be completely transformed to accommodate both the 4 story office building…