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Nicholas Thomas Earns National Design-Build Certification

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – May 8, 2019 – Nicholas Thomas, PE, DBIA, with Wilson & Company, Engineers & Architects, Inc. has successfully completed the Design-Build Institute of America’s comprehensive education and certification testing program to achieve the design-build industry’s highest designation as a nationally certified Design-Build Professional.™ Nick has demonstrated his expertise with 10 years of Design-Build experience and 18 total years of experience in engineering.  
“Nick is one of our top Design Managers on DB projects. His hands-on philosophy of managing empowers our design team and enables them to be the best at their craft.” said Wilson & Company’s Alternative Delivery Program Manager Tom Melton, PE, DBIA.

According to the June 2018 Design-Build Utilization report, design-build methods will represent 44% of construction put-in-place spending across many market segments by 2021. That would be a spending increase of 18% between 2018 and 2021 on DB from $274 billion to $324 billion. As the design-build delivery method grows, developing certified, experienced design-build professionals will continue to be a priority for Wilson & Company.

To see examples of design-build projects, including the I-25/Cimarron (US 24) Interchange which recently received the Colorado 2019 Engineering Excellence Award, visit Wilson & Company’s Alternative Delivery Projects.