Employee UpdateBy Taylor Green, Marketing Specialist
French Joins a Growing Industry of Design-Build Professionals Redefining Project Delivery throughout the United States
Jim French, Chief Operating Officer with LS Black Constructors 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.™ Two to six years of substantial, documented direct project experiences in design-build project delivery experience is an additional prerequisite for Designated Design-Build Professional™ certification. DBIA Certification is the nation’s only measurable standard of an individual’s knowledge of the Design-Build Done Right™ principles vital to successful project delivery. By completing these requirements, which touch on all aspects of design-build, candidates earn the right to display “DBIA” after their names, identifying them to design-build end-users and the industry at large as experienced design-build professionals.
“DBIA’s Designated Design-Build Professional™ certification program has grown exponentially over the years mirroring the growth of the entire the design-build industry. In fact, many public and private owner solicitations now expressly encourage the inclusion of team members with DBIA™ Certification in their expanding number of design-build projects. DBIA is proud to offer the industry’s gold standard in education and to continue to certify record numbers of dedicated design-build professionals each year.” …Lisa Washington, DBIA Executive Director/CEO
DBIA offers certification in design-build project delivery to:
- General contractors
- Project managers
- Legal professionals
Maintaining the credential requires a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education credit every two years.