WILLIAM GRAY WELLS, P.E.
Gray now serves as President of Christy/cobb, Inc. and is responsible for the overall management of the firm, consisting of project selection, contract negotiations, and approval of all capital expenditures. Gray joined Christy/Cobb in September 1989 as a structural engineer. Since joining the firm, he has worked on numerous residential, commercial, institutional, industrial and bridge projects. Project responsibilities consist of structural design and coordination with other disciplines, project management and construction review. Projects have been located throughout the southeastern states and Puerto Rico.
Prior to joining Christy/Cobb, Gray worked with Bachus Engineering, Inc., a Birmingham based general contractor, from 1975 to 1981 with project involvement in commercial and industrial construction in the Birmingham area. He then joined the engineering department of Harbert International, Inc., another Birmingham based general contractor. While at Harbert, project responsibilities were those of civil/structural engineer. Projects consisted of wastewater treatment plants, co-generation plants, geothermal power plants and a grain storage and transfer facility. Other projects included the design of structures required to support Harbert’s coal mining operations in Kentucky.
EDUCATION: Auburn University, B.S.C.E.
CIVIC ACTIVITIES: United Way
- American Institute of Steel Construction
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- American Welding Society
- American Concrete Institute
- Construction Specification Institute
- Structural Engineers Association of Alabama
- MSHA Part 46 Miner Safety Training Certification
LICENSURE: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, NCEES Certification