Odenton, MD (PRWEB) May 08, 2012
Hayward Baker Inc., North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, announces the promotion of Gary Taylor, L.G., L.E.G. to vice president of the company’s Santa Paula office in California.
Mr. Taylor has also been named the leader of Hayward Baker’s Western Region Special Projects team, where he directs a team of engineers in the design and estimating of various ground modification projects in the western states and Canadian provinces. In addition, he has also been named a member of Hayward Baker’s Executive Committee.
Mr. Taylor has been with Hayward Baker since 1988. Prior to his promotion, he was an area manager for the Santa Paula office. He has more than 30 years of engineering design, supervision and onsite project management experience, with special expertise in chemical grouting, compaction grouting, cement grouting, soil fracture grouting, jet grouting, ground anchors and micropiles.
Some of Mr. Taylor’s notable projects include ones for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority, numerous City and County of Los Angeles tunnel and dam projects, and many infrastructure initiatives throughout California.
Mr. Taylor holds a B.S. degree in Engineering Geology plus an M.S. degree in Sedimentary Geology from California State University in Northridge. Prior to joining Hayward Baker in 1988, he was a design engineer at Lockheed Aeronautical Systems Corporation’s Advance Development Projects Division, as well as a geologist with several mining enterprises in the United States and Canada.
Mr. Taylor is a member of the ASCE Grouting Committee, the Association of State Dam Safety Officials, and the Society of Mining Engineers. He is a licensed geologist in the state of Washington. He is also the author of more than a dozen reports and articles that have been published by the American Society of Civil Engineers and other professional societies.
Commenting on the promotion of Gary Taylor, Daniel Cadenhead, Senior Vice President of Hayward Baker’s Western Region, said, “As a long-time employee of the company, Gary has been highly instrumental in the management of resources needed to plan and carry out some of the more challenging projects undertaken by our firm. Thanks to Gary’s expertise and strong commitment, the Santa Paula office has performed some extremely large and difficult work in recent years. This is a well-deserved promotion.”
Gary Taylor can be reached at Hayward Baker Inc., 1780 Lemonwood Drive, Santa Paula, Cal. 93060. Phone: 800-456-6549 or 805-933-1331. FAX: 805-933-1338.
About Hayward Baker Inc.
Hayward Baker Inc. is North America’s leader in geotechnical construction. Ranked by ENR magazine as the #1 Excavation/Foundation Contractor, Hayward Baker is the industry leader in applying ground modification technologies to site improvement and remedial work, with a 60-year record of experience. A wide range of technologies is employed in providing foundation support and rehabilitation services as well as settlement control, structural support, site improvement, soil and slope stabilization, underpinning, excavation shoring, earth retention, liquefaction mitigation, and ground water control. Hayward Baker is capable of offering full Design-Build services for virtually any geotechnical construction application.
Hayward Baker’s services are provided through a network of more than 20 company-owned offices and equipment yards across the continent.
Hayward Baker Inc. is part of the Keller Group of companies, a multinational organization providing geotechnical construction services throughout the world. Web site address: http://www.keller.co.uk.