September 03, 2020
T.Y. Lin International's Paul T. Baca, P.E., Earns Design-Build Professional™ Certification
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that Paul T. Baca, P.E., TYLI Senior Transportation Project Manager, has successfully completed the Design-Build Institute of America's (DBIA) comprehensive education and certification testing program to achieve the design-build industry's highest designation as a nationally certified Design-Build Professional™. A prerequisite for this certification is two to six years of substantial, documented direct project experience in design-build (D-B) project delivery.
Baca joins a growing industry of D-B professionals, including other TYLI engineers, who are redefining project delivery throughout the United States. DBIA Certification is the nation's only measurable standard of an individual's knowledge of the Design-Build Done Right™ principles for project delivery. By completing these requirements, candidates earn the right to display "DBIA" after their names, identifying them to end-users and the industry at large as experienced D-B professionals. Maintaining the credential requires a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education credit every two years.
Baca has more than 19 years of experience in transportation and infrastructure project management and design, serving the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), and Arizona communities with planning, design, and construction services. He has worked on several D-B projects, including the ADOT SR 101, I-17 to Pima Road D-B project valued at over $184 million, which is currently under construction.
About the Design-Build Institute of America:
The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build. Design-build is an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract with a single point of responsibility. Owners select design-build to achieve best value while meeting schedule, cost and quality goals. Through DBIA, owners and practitioners alike can achieve Design-Build Done Right™. For more information, visit DBIA's website.