Stephen Willis P.E., S.E. Promoted to Director of Engineering

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PASADENA, Texas – January 30, 2019 – TorcSill Foundations, LLC, or “the Company,” the global authority on helical pile foundation and anchoring systems, is proud to announce the promotion of Stephen Willis P.E., S.E. to the role of Director of Engineering. He is based at the Company’s headquarters in Pasadena, Texas, and oversees TorcSill’s Engineering TEAM technical activities including design, product development, specifications and research and development.

“With a complete professional background in both Civil and Structural Engineering, Stephen brings high-level professional oversight to TorcSill’s cross-disciplinary projects,” said Tim Swift, Chief Executive Officer, TorcSill. “He has grown the TorcSill Engineering TEAM as the global leader in Helical Pile design, with structural and civil resources developed to answer the most complex foundation challenges.”

“Stephen is the unrivaled leader in helical engineering and designing,” Jeff Sullivan, Chief Commercial Officer, TorcSill commented. “He oversees the design of thousands of foundations for our Customers under widely-variable loading conditions and soil types across the US and internationally. Stephen’s expertise and passion for his work are demonstrated daily through his technical and personable abilities, making him the ideal leader to grow a TEAM of like-minded engineering professionals.”

Willis holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology of the University of Missouri and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of the West of England. He earned a Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Structural Engineering, also from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He is an active member of the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Helical Pile and Tiebacks Committee and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). Willis is also licensed in 23 states.  

About TorcSill Foundations LLC

TorcSill Foundations, LLC engineers, manufactures and installs helical piling foundation systems designed for a broad range of markets. TorcSill’s helical piles, also known as helical piers and screw piles, are a proven foundation solution that are ideal for energy, industrial and commercial applications, including oil & gas production equipment, midstream equipment, refineries and power & transmission equipment.  The Company’s headquarters and ISO:9001:2015 compliant manufacturing facility are located in Pasadena, Texas with field service and installation locations in Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, East Texas, South Texas, West Texas, Texas Gulf Coast, West Virginia and Wyoming. TorcSill’s clients benefit from a turnkey product and service package that includes in-house research and development, design, fabrication, installation and surveying. The TorcSill helical piles are rigorously tested and can be customized to meet specific, demanding project requirements. Company website:

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