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What a great month it has been for the BDI Family! Two of our Engineer Interns have passed their P.E. exam! Since joining the BDI Team, Matt Hagler, Water Resources Intern, and Dillon Draughn, Civil Intern, have demonstrated their drive for success. In the last 14 months, these guys have passed their Fundamentals exam and […]

Congratulations to Raven Simpson on earning her PE, professional engineer’s license. Raven began working at BDI while finishing her degree at The University of South Alabama. She joined the team full time as an Engineering Intern upon graduation in May 2016 and began working and training under BDI’s civil engineering team in our Mobile office. […]

At BDI, we are proud to have these talented engineers on our team, working to improve our communities. Congratulations to Hilary, Christa, Jason and Ken on earning their professional engineer license. Hilary Bauer, PE – Civil Hilary has pursued a life of seeing her ideas take shape in the real world. She has already gained […]

We are excited to announce the selection of Jim Anderson, P.E., as the recipient of our 2019 Chairman’s Award. This award recognizes an employee who best embodies the firm’s culture of excellence and teamwork. Candidates are nominated by coworkers under a cloak of secrecy and then reviewed by a selection group who chooses one candidate […]

Readers of the Pensacola News Journal voted BDI as the “Best Engineering Firm” in the 2018 Best of the Bay Reader’s Choice Awards. Thank you to everyone who voted for BDI, and we are honored to see our team recognized for their hard work and dedication.  Our people are our most important asset and they bring an innovative team spirit […]

Travis started his career with BDI in June of 1998, and is celebrating his 20th Anniversary with the firm. He serves as Regional Manager of the Mobile office and leads the project management team for BDI’s federal and international programs, heading up projects throughout the Southeastern U.S. and Latin America. Congratulations Travis and thank you for your decades of outstanding work!

Jeff Petermann, PE, returns to BDI as a Senior Engineer in the Panama City Beach office. Jeff is a Professional Civil Engineer with over 11 years of experience in project management, stormwater modeling, regulatory permitting, and airfield pavements research for the U.S. Department of Defense. He began his career with BDI as a CADD Operator from […]

Welcome to the BDI team:  Environmental Engineer Christa Van’t Hul, EI and Client Development Representative Edwin “Buz” Eddy, who recently retired after serving as Gulf Breeze City Manager for 25 years. “Everyone is excited to welcome Christa and Buz to the BDI family. Both bring a wealth of experience and insights that will help us expand our […]

BDI announces the promotion of Jeff Huggins, PE and Dallas O. Wyatt, PE to the role of Project Manager.  A BDI Project Manager is a senior professional responsible for the planning and execution of client projects and programs. Both Jeff and Dallas hold degrees in civil engineering from the University of South Alabama. Jeff Huggins, PE is a […]

BDI’s Annual Chairman’s Award recognizes the employee who best embodies our culture of excellence. Candidates are nominated, reviewed and chosen under a cloak of secrecy, and the award is announced at an “all hands” company meeting, with the winner’s family in attendance as an added surprise. This year we honored Tony Burton for his dedication […]

In March, BDI and Gulf Power hosted a visit with Dr. Steven McLaughlin, the Dean and Southern Company Chair of the Georgia Tech College of Engineering. At a special reception held at the Pensacola Yacht Club, Dr. McLaughlin led a robust conversation that focused on training today’s students for the engineering challenges of the future. […]

Alan Hart, P.E. has returned to the BDI family. He brings a wealth of broad-based engineering experience, including more than 22 years in roadway design, stormwater design, water/sewer design and traffic maintenance. Alan serves as Regional Manager in the Tallahassee office, where we know his leadership and exceptional skills will help us deliver groundbreaking solutions […]

At BDI, we are always growing and that is a result of the quality of our team members. Recently, the dedication and hard work of two of our superior team members paid dividends as they received their Master’s Degrees. We congratulate Corina Welch and Tony Burton for their hard earned accomplishments. Corina Welch is the […]

Congratulations to Fred Donovan, Sr., PE/PLS, on his recent induction into the Georgia Tech Engineering Hall of Fame. Fred joined this elite group this past weekend in Atlanta in the company of his proud and supporting family. CONGRATULATIONS FRED!!!!! This distinguished honor is well deserved.           Fred with his family at […]

We are proud to announce our 2016 Chairman’s Award winner is Cindy Zelius. Cindy, Executive Assistant, has been with the company for over 37 years and is known by most anyone who has ever dealt with BDI. The BDI Chairman’s Award recognizes examples of valued behaviors by our employees over the past year that have […]

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