Edwin “Bubby” F. Williams, IV has recently been promoted to Associate with GTA. Bubby joined GTA in 1999 and currently serves as a Construction Observation & Testing Services (COTS) Group Leader at our New Castle, Delaware office.
As an Associate and Group Leader, Bubby supervises COTS for geotechnical quality assurance & quality control, and special inspections in accordance with IBC specifications, as well as provides construction phase consultation. Specific services include field inspections for structural steel, masonry and concrete observations, deep foundation systems, soil stabilization, and project oversight of subsurface explorations. Bubby is actively involved in geotechnical projects for our industrial and commercial clientele, and is also active with regional and national homebuilder clients in the Delaware and Pennsylvania markets.
Bubby is a graduate of the University of Delaware and holds dual Bachelor of Science Degrees in Environmental Science and Geology. He is currently enrolled in the Master’s Program at Missouri Science & Technology (formerly Missouri Rolla University) with an expected graduation date in 2015.
He is an active member of several professional and industry organizations including the Delaware Chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), where he serves as their Activities Chairperson, and is past-President of the Chapter’s Younger Member Forum. In addition to ASCE, Bubby is a member of the Board of Director for American Concrete Institute (ACI), Eastern Pennsylvania/Delaware Chapter. Bubby is an active member of the Young Executives Committee at the Delaware Contractors Association, and is a member of Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists.
Some notable COT projects that Bubby has managed include: Amazon Distribution Facility, Johnson Controls Manufacturing Center, and Westin Hotel and Justison Landing Apartments, in the City of Wilmington. Bubby is currently providing geotechnical evaluations and project management for a variety of upgrades to the Delaware City Refinery, including the recent Loop Track. Additionally, he has recently completed two warehouse projects for Restaurant Depot.