Willbros Group Inc. has named Brian Young as the company’s new director of integrity construction.
Based in Houston, Young will be responsible for working with Willbros Regional Construction and the Professional Services’ Integrity group to increase Willbros’ share of the U.S. Integrity Construction market. He will focus on identifying opportunities where the Company can assist clients with full-service integrity management program offerings; these items include: program development, GIS/data services, risk analysis, corrosion evaluation, integrity engineering and integrity construction services.
Young has more than 15 years of experience in the pipeline construction industry. He joins Willbros from Sunland Construction where he served as Assistant Operations Manager. In that role he was responsible for business development, daily operations, and implementing an employee development and training program.
He has held positions with CECO Pipeline Services Co. Inc., as division manager; Lott Contractors Inc., as the Southeast division manager and Pilgrim Construction Co., as general manager.
“Brian’s previous experience in developing company programs, streamlining work processes, implementing technology solutions and managing rapid growth, will be utilized as we grow the Willbros Integrity construction services business,” said Tom Wanzeck, vice president of Integrity Services.
Young earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Auburn University. He is a member of the Houston Pipeliners Association and has completed Project Management Institute Certification through ABC Mechanical at Purdue University.