Gray Construction’s Wayne Doller Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award in Civil Engineering

Wayne Doller, retired Director of Civil Engineering at Gray Construction, was honored Saturday with the Construction Management Founders Society Lifetime Achievement Award at an awards reception held by the University of Kentucky’s College of Engineering. Doller worked for Gray for nearly 20 years, where he skillfully led the company’s Civil Engineering department to success through his strategic guidance and deep understanding of design and engineering disciplines.

 

Pictured left to right: Mike Bashikhes, civil engineer at Sherman Carter Barnhart; Brian Jones, chief operating officer; Josh Cecil, civil engineer; Wayne Doller, retired director of civil engineering; Bill Duffy, senior civil designer; Doug Beam, senior civil designer; David Hird, director of civil engineering; and Jonathan Nieman, senior civil engineer.
Pictured left to right: Mike Bashikhes, civil engineer at Sherman Carter Barnhart; Brian Jones, chief operating officer; Josh Cecil, civil engineer; Wayne Doller, retired director of civil engineering; Bill Duffy, senior civil designer; Doug Beam, senior civil designer; David Hird, director of civil engineering; and Jonathan Nieman, senior civil engineer.

 

The award pays tribute to individuals who possess and exhibit outstanding ability, integrity and accomplishments in the construction industry in Kentucky. Registered in more than 30 states as a professional engineer, Doller is a member of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying and is a LEED® Accredited Professional. In addition to managing multiple projects simultaneously during his tenure at Gray, he served as a mentor and friend to countless team members, providing unparalleled leadership within the organization.

 

Since his retirement in December 2016, Doller has remained closely entwined in several Gray projects for which he serves as Engineer of Record on a consulting basis.

 

“It’s hard to quantify the impact that Wayne has had on both our Civil Engineering department and culture over the years,” said Stephen Gray, president & CEO of Gray. “He’s impacted a myriad of successful projects throughout his career and influenced even more people. I cannot think of anyone more deserving of this award than Wayne.”

 

Throughout his career at Gray, Doller played a key role in projects for customers such as Michelin North America, Inc., Caterpillar Inc., Siemens Energy, Inc., Kronospan, Drax Biomass and Sumika Polymer Compounds America, Inc., among others.

 

About Gray Construction

 

Gray Construction is a nationally ranked engineering, architecture and construction firm with nearly 60 years of experience in manufacturing, automotive, food and beverage, distribution, hospitality and retail facility construction. Currently, Gray has several large projects that are underway or recently completed including: a Mercedes-Benz manufacturing facility in Vance, Ala.; a fresh pork processing facility for Clemens Food Group in Coldwater, Mich.; a foundry and mechanical machining facility for German-based Fritz Winter North America LP in Franklin, Ky.; a manufacturing facility for Italian paper product manufacturer Sofidel in Circleville, Ohio; and a titanium and aluminum component manufacturing facility for Weber Metals, Inc., in Paramount, Calif.

 

For more information on Gray, visit www.gray.com.

"It’s hard to quantify the impact that Wayne has had on both our Civil Engineering department and culture over the years. He’s impacted a myriad of successful projects throughout his career and influenced even more people. I cannot think of anyone more deserving of this award than Wayne."
Stephen Gray, President & Chief Executive Officer, Gray, Inc.
    May 01, 2017
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