Michael Baker International’s William A. Hayward, Jr. Receives Hans William Meier Award for Advancement of Certification Programs

Location: Tampa, FL
Date: October 2, 2014


Michael Baker International is pleased to announce that William A. Hayward, Jr. (Chip), AIA, CSI-CCCA,  LEED GA has been recommended by his peers and recognized by the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) with the prestigious Hans William Meier Award for Advancement of Certification Programs.  Mr. Hayward teaches and advances CSI’s CDT-Construction Document Technology Certification Program with the local Tampa Chapter, the Orlando Chapter, in conjunction with the USF College of Architecture, and throughout the Southeast Region.  Mr. Hayward’s spirit of volunteerism and exceptional commitment to CSI’s Certification Programs make him a noteworthy example of how Michael Baker International employees make a difference in the industries the firm serves.

CSI is the construction community’s authority on communication and construction documentation. The Hans William Meier Award is presented to a CSI member or group that demonstrates exceptional commitment to CSI’s Certification Programs by advocating, implementing, educating, developing, utilizing, and supporting certification.

Mr. Hayward is Senior Architect in Michael Baker International’s Tampa, Florida office.  He has extensive experience spanning over 33 years and has played a significant role in contributing to $2.4 billion dollars’ worth of successful construction. This experience includes a myriad of project types including Government Facilities, Aviation Projects, Office Buildings, Hotels, High-Rise Condominiums, Medical, Convention Centers, Parking Garages and Recreation and Sports Complexes.  Since joining CSI in 2006, Mr. Hayward has served as a CSI leader at the Chapter, Regional and Institute levels.  He has served as President and held several Board positions for the Tampa Bay Chapter.  In the Southeast Region, he served as Conference Co-Chair, Certification Chair, Conference Guide Committee Chair, SERC 2013 and 2014 Advisor, and is currently serving a second term as the Southeast Region Secretary-Treasurer.

“It is an honor to have been recognized by CSI with the Hans William Meier Award for Advancement of Certification Programs,” stated William Hayward.  “I am a strong believer in the CSI Certification Program and the ideals that CSI promotes within the construction industry and will continue to volunteer my time and expertise, with the support of my Company, Michael Baker International.”

About Michael Baker International, LLC

Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility.  The diverse capabilities offered through expert teams within the company provide a comprehensive range of innovative services and solutions in support of federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private development and commercial clients. Michael Baker International’s focus is on the safety and security of people across the world through planning and civil engineering improvements to infrastructure and the environment, and through protection of our quality of life and freedom in support of national and international security.  With over $1 billion in annual revenue, Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in over 90 offices located across the U.S. and internationally, and is ranked  as the 26th largest design firm in the U.S. by McGraw Hill’s Engineering News-Record. www.mbakerintl.com



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