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ASCE General Meeting

  • Phillips Event Center 8140 Exchange Drive Austin, TX, 78754 (map)

The November ASCE general meeting will feature Mr. Jim Shackelford, AIA

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Topic: 2017 ASCE Texas Section Infrastructure Report Card

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Jim is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture with over 37 years of professional experience. From 1980 to 2004 Jim was engaged in private practice in Austin as either a Project Architect, Construction Administrator, Project Manager or Principal, personally responsible for over $2 billion in construction; including commercial, industrial, semi-conductor manufacturing, and public institutional work; and those projects encompassed Construction Manager at Risk, Design Build, and fast-track multiple prime delivery methods in addition to traditional design-bid-build.

Jim has been with the University of Texas System – Office of Facilities and Planning (OFPC) for over 13 years, beginning in 2004. Jim currently serves as the Director of the Capital Planning and Construction office at the University of Texas at Austin, overseeing a portfolio of 11 active projects with a value of over $1.3B.

Notable UT Austin projects Jim has managed include the Dell Medical School Phase 1, Norman Hackerman Building, Nano Science & Technology Building, Biomedical Engineering Building, Microelectronics and Engineering Research Building, Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium Expansion, and the Engineering Education and Research Center. Current projects include the Welch Hall Renovation, Robert B. Rowling Hall, Texas Tennis Center, East Campus Parking Garage, and the Speedway Mall and East Mall.
Jim has been married to Debbie for over 36 years, and they have three adult children and two grandchildren.


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Hayward Baker Inc. (HBI) is North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, offering the full range of pre- and post-construction services for foundation rehabilitation, settlement control, liquefaction mitigation, soil stabilization, groundwater control, slope stability, excavation support and underpinning for nearly 70 years. HBI is annually ranked #1 in our field by Engineering News-Record.

Headquartered in Hanover, Maryland, with offices in Dallas and Houston, HBI has over 35 offices servicing North and South America with annual sales in excess of $500 million. Since its inception, HBI has established itself in the forefront of geotechnical specialty contracting, evolving and expanding to meet the increasingly complex needs of the construction community. HBI is capable of offering full Design-Build services for any geotechnical construction application.

Hayward Baker Inc. is part of the Keller Group of companies. Keller is the world’s largest independent ground engineering specialist. With annual revenues of around $2.4 billion, Keller has approximately 10,000 staff worldwide.

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