DFI Announces Scott A. Jacobs as New Co-chair of Working Platforms Industry-Wide Working Group
Hawthorne, N.J.: Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announces Scott A. Jacobs, P.E., of Keller, is the new co-chair of the Working Platforms Industry-Wide Working Group. He joins co-chair, Terence Holman, Ph.D., P.E., Geosyntec Consultants, and takes over for Paul Gildea, P.E., Langan Engineering and Environmental Services.
Jacobs is a senior engineer for Keller supporting the Northeast region and assisting on projects nationwide. A registered professional engineer in seven East Coast states spanning from Florida to New York, Jacobs has 20 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and contracting. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s in geotechnical engineering from the University of Florida. He is a member of the DFI Drilled Shaft Committee and a voting member of the ACI 336 Drilled Shaft committee.
The Working Platforms Industry-Wide Working Group is an industry-wide forum gathered to improve design and construction practices that ensure safe working platforms for equipment used to install deep foundations. Learn more about the group.
About the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI): DFI (www.dfi.org) is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multidisciplinary membership creates a consensus voice and a common vision for continual improvement in the planning, design and construction of deep foundations and excavations. We bring together members for networking, education, communication and collaboration. With our members, we promote the advancement of the deep foundations industry through technical committees, educational programs and conferences, publications, research, government relations and outreach. DFI has more than 4,000 members worldwide.