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Kacy Simonsen Attains National Design Build Certification

11.05.2016
TOPEKA KS - Kacy Simonsen of CAS Constructors has successfully completed the requirements for the nationally recognized Designated Design-Build Professional™ (DBIA™) certification. The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) awarded designated status to Kacy upon her successful completion of coursework and formal examination in all aspects of design-build project delivery. By completing these requirements, candidates earn the right to display “DBIA” after their names, identifying them to design-build end-users and the industry at large as professionals experienced in this form of project delivery.
 
DBIA™ certification demonstrates commitment to design-build done right. These design and construction professionals have mastered the best practices associated with the entire design-build process—from project procurement through post-award. Both A/E/C firms and public agencies train personnel from a variety of disciplines and departments in the best-practices developed by DBIA.
 
Three to six years substantial design-build work experience is an additional prerequisite for Designated Design-Build Professional™ certification.  Maintaining the credential requires a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education credit every two years.
 
Founded in 1993, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build project. Design-build is an integrated approach that delivers design and construction under one contract with a single point of responsibility. Owners select design-build to achieve best value while meeting schedule, cost and quality goals.