January 4, 2012 – Fairfax, VA – Gary DuVall achieved FMP (Facility Management Professional) designation from IFMA. This rigorous program of coursework and examination demonstrates comprehension in the following subject areas: Operations and Maintenance, Project Management, Finance and Business Essentials, and Leadership and Strategy Essentials.
Gary has participated in a variety of high-profile projects throughout the DC metropolitan area, including a first of its kind real-time program for monitoring railway track during adjacent tunneling procedures. He is currently managing a CAC project for the National Park Service, assessing the existing condition of underground utility systems.
Gary has extensive experience in project management and the instrumentation practice. His technical abilities include the use of a wide variety of monitoring equipment, such as tape extensometer, both vertical and horizontal inclinometers, and surveying used to monitor for settlement/heave. His instrumentation experience includes the monitoring elements of sheeting and shoring systems, the placement of electronic sensors for remote capabilities, and deformation of underground railway tunnels. He has performed much of this work with clients such as CSX Corporation, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA).
Gary has been with FEA for 11 years and was also recently promoted to project manager at FEA.