TEMPE, Ariz. (August 10, 2023) – Terracon is pleased to announce that Senior Principal Joseph A. (Joe) Phillips, P.E., has been awarded an Honorary Lifetime Membership for the Arizona Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI).
Awards are given to lifetime members for their dedication and contributions to the Chapter. The award was presented last month at the Exposing the BEST in Concrete Awards Gala at Talking Stick Resort Hotel in Scottsdale.
Phillips’ involvement with ACI began in the 1980s when he became a certified field technician. He was involved in setting up and administering exams and developing training programs. Phillips has worked with the Arizona chapter for more than 30 years as a trainer and examiner for technician certifications.
“This award is a true testament to the many contributions Joe has made to the industry,” said Terracon Regional Manager Brent M. Borchers, P.E. “Terracon Regional Manager. “Lifetime awards are not handed out to just anyone. They are given to those who have taken on leadership roles and have dedicated their careers to becoming a leader. We are proud of Joe in that respect.”
Phillips is a construction materials engineer with 38 years in the industry. He has been with Terracon for 9 years. Phillips is actively engaged in projects related to aggregate and concrete mix design and testing, pavement analysis and design, and forensic investigations of materials and pavement failures.
His 38 years in the industry include 4 years with Maricopa County where he was the pavement engineer and managed the laboratory.
Phillips holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of New Mexico, and a Master’s degree in civil engineering from Arizona State University. He is a registered engineer in Arizona.
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