Ladd Gibson has been selected to fill the newly created Design Build Engineer position.
Mitchell Metts, SCDOT Pre-Construction Director, said Gibson will lead a 12 person team within Preconstruction that will focus on developing projects for design build, preparing and evaluating RFQ’s and RFP’s, developing design criteria, and performing design reviews.
Gibson is a 1991 graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and has 22 years of experience. After graduation, Ladd worked as a Nuclear Engineer with Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia.
From 1994 to 1997, he worked for the North Carolina Department of Transportation primarily for construction in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ladd spent nine years with Mulkey Engineers and Consultants as a project and group manager overseeing utility, site, and transportation design in the Raleigh, Charlotte, and Columbia offices.
He has been with SCDOT since 2006 where he served as a Program Manager in the Central Midlands area for Regional Production Group 3. Ladd is married to Lynsee and has two daughters, Landyn and Lexy.