Karl A. Fletcher

Karl A. Fletcher

VP & Assistant Director of Construction Materials & Geotechnical Laboratories P: (937) 236-8805 x322 E: kfletcher@bowser-morner.com

Karl Fletcher is Vice President and Assistant Director of Bowser-Morner's Construction Materials and Geotechnical laboratories.   In addition to managing day to day activities of the more than 20 staff members including section supervisors, laboratory technicians, and administrative assistants, Karl also oversees technical matters, approval of laboratory procedures, project management, customer satisfaction and other quality related issues for Bowser-Morner's other construction materials and geotechnical labs in Springfield, IL and Toledo, OH.

Karl began his career with Bowser-Morner in 1997 as a high school intern during the summers.  In 2002 Karl began attending Bowling Green State University and continued to work in the construction materials laboratory for Bowser-Morner’s Toledo, OH office.  Karl returned to the Dayton, OH construction materials laboratory in 2005 and worked in steadily progressive positions including Supervisor of the Geotechnical Laboratory, Assistant Department Manager, and in 2012 Department Manager.  In 2020, Karl was promoted to his current position.

Karl is an active member of ASTM Committee D 18 on Soil and Rock, Transportation Research Board AFS10 Standing Committee on Transportation Earthworks, National Stone Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) Young Leaders, Ohio Aggregates and Industrial Minerals Association Technical Committee, and Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association Technical Committee.

Karl has experience in managing projects of diverse scope including geotechnical testing programs for nuclear site assessments in the US and internationally, USACE military airfield concrete materials and mix design study, FAA concrete materials and mix design evaluation, and high performance concrete testing for precast concrete applications including Tappen Zee Bridge, Harlem River Bridge, and Ohio River Bridges projects.

After work you can likely find Karl with his family and four dogs.  He enjoys escaping to the wilderness for hunting and fishing adventures as often as possible.

Karl A. Fletcher's Recent Projects View All

Bowser-Morner Helps City of Piqua to Address Storm Sewage Overflow (SSO)

Bowser-Morner completed a geotechnical study (subsurface exploration, laboratory testing, analysis and reporting) construction observation and testing, and special inspections for $42 million worth of additions to The City of Piqua’s wastewater treatment plant. Read More

Lawrenceburg, Indiana Levee Subsurface Characterization

Owning our own fleet of subsurface exploration rigs allowed Bowser-Morner to maintain tight control over the project’s schedule and the quality of the samples collected, resulting in the project being completed on time and within budget. Read More