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William “Bill” Corn brings over 30 years of construction industry experience with him to his role as a Vice President in the Southwest Area. In this role, Bill is a key leader in estimating and building some of Shimmick’s largest projects. His broad experience includes management, engineering, operations and contract administration for major signature structures, highway, light rail, and water treatment projects.
Since joining Shimmick in 2009, Bill has taken a leadership role on multiple projects, including the $205 million Robert A. Skinner Treatment Plant Oxidation Retrofit and Wastewater Reclamation Plant and the $190 million Diemer Oxidation Retrofit Program. He is the Project Director for the $780 million design-build Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project. Bill also led the estimate for and is leading the team in our $874.5 million project for Honolulu Area Rapid Transit.
Bill got his start in the trades, working as a grade checker/foreman with the International Union of Operating Engineers during the 1980s. After graduating from college in 1986, Bill transitioned to superintendent, engineer, and project manager roles. He spent 9 years with FCI Constructors on multiple projects, including the $800 million Eastern Transport Corridor Design Build Project. He then spent 8 years with Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, eventually working as a Project Sponsor, overseeing Southern California estimating, operations, and management on large transportation and light rail projects.
Bill is a third-generation infrastructure constructor and registered Professional Civil Engineer in the states of California and Hawaii. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Cal State University, Long Beach as well as a Juris Doctorate from Concord Law School.