Byron Tobey, PE, QSD, LEEP AP

Status:
Awarded
Awarded:
Land Development Engineer of the Year
Nominated Categories
Civil Engineer of the Year
Other Categories
Awards:

Received numerous Project Achievement Awards, including:
-  City of Pico Rivera, Passons Blvd. Undercrossing (CMAA)
-  City of Los Angeles, Santa Monica Blvd. Transit Parkway (ACEC and CTF Tranny)
-  City of Oceanside, Pacific St. Bridge (ASCE and CMAA)

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Candidate Information

Name:
Byron Tobey, PE, QSD, LEEP AP
ASCE Member?:
Yes
Company:

Harris & Associates
22 Executive Park, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92614

Supervisor:
Education:

BS, Civil Engineering, UC Berkeley

Experience:

• CA High Speed Rail Authority, High Speed Rail CP 1, Project Executive
• City of Los Angeles, On-Call Bridge Design and CM, Project Director
• City of Los Angeles, Prop. K Parks Program, Project Director.
• County of San Diego, On-Call CM Services, Project Manager
• City of Pico Rivera, Passons Boulevard Grade Separation, Project Director
• OCTA, East Connector Project (SR-22 to I-405), Contract Manager
• City of Los Angeles, Santa Monica Boulevard Transit Parkway Project, Program Manager
• OCTA, Program/Construction Management Oversight for the SR-22 Improvement Project, Project Director
• City of Newport Beach, Balboa Village Improvements, Project Director
• City of Lawndale, Hawthorne Boulevard Revitalization, Project/Program Manager

Comments:

Byron’s continued interest to be a bigger part of a team who deliver responsible projects that make our communities and environment better than when he started. 

He also demonstrates leadership qualities through mentoring, teaching, setting goals and providing direction for achieving those goals.  Byron is looked to by many in the Civil Engineering profession as a pillar of leadership and honesty.

Contribution to the Profession:

-  American Council of Engineering Companies (formerly CELSOC), Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President, President,
  Past President.
-  American Council of Engineering Companies (formerly CELSOC) State Board of Directors during this same
  period, 2001- 06
  President and current Member, 2008-2014
-  American Public Works Association (APWA), Member, 2010-2014
-  American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Member, 2008-2014
-  American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Member, 2008-2014
-  California Special Districts Association (CSDA), Member, 2010-2014
-  City and County Engineers Association (CCEA), Member, 2010-2014
-  Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), Member, 2009-2014
-  County Engineers Association of California (CEAC), Member, 2010-2014
-  U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Member, 2011-2014
-  Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS), Member, 2007-2014

Civic:

-  Deacon, Foothill Community Church (500 person church in Roseville, Ca.), 1986-88
-  Board Member, Foothill Community School (110 student Christian school), 1986-88
-  Board Member, Green Valley Church Temporary Organizing Team (Six member Board provided leadership to an existing 250 member church group), 1993-94

Suggested Award Summary:

Mr. Byron Tobey has over 30 years’ experience on design, program and construction management projects in all areas of public and private infrastructure. Byron is recognized as a leader because of his ethical actions and demonstrated leadership qualities.  One key area of strength for Byron is his ability to sets goals and provides direction for achieving those goals.  Byron serves as a mentor and coach to numerous employees as well as serving as a trainer at Harris’ Leadership Academy.  Byron received his Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from UC Berkeley in 1977 and became a licensed Civil Engineer in California also in 1977.  He is a licensed Engineer in five other states as well as a Qualified SWPPP Developer and LEED Accredited Professional.

Some of the projects Mr. Tobey has had the pleasure of working on throughout his career include:

• CA High Speed Rail Authority, High Speed Rail CP 1, Project Executive
• City of Los Angeles, On-Call Bridge Design and CM, Project Director
• City of Los Angeles, Prop. K Parks Program, Project Director.
• County of San Diego, On-Call CM Services, Project Manager
• San Diego Association of Governments, On-Call Construction Management Services, Project Director
• County of San Bernardino, On-Call Construction Management, Project Director
• City of Pico Rivera, Passons Boulevard Grade Separation, Project Director
• OCTA, East Connector Project (SR-22 to I-405), Contract Manager
• City of Los Angeles, Santa Monica Boulevard Transit Parkway Project, Program Manager
• Caltrans District 7, 8, 11, 5, 6, 9, 10, Various Highway Construction Projects, Project Director/Manager.
• OCTA, Program/Construction Management Oversight for the SR-22 Improvement Project, Project Director
• City of Newport Beach, Balboa Village Improvements, Project Director
• City of Lawndale, Hawthorne Boulevard Revitalization, Project/Program Manager

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