Day & Zimmermann Names Shelby Barbier Vice President of Nuclear Operations

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Day & Zimmermann (D&Z), the century-old, family-owned provider of construction and engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world, today announced the appointment of Shelby Barbier, PMP, as Vice President of Nuclear Operations. In his new role, Mr. Barbier will be responsible for safe and cost-effective delivery of maintenance and modifications services and projects for the fleetwide nuclear contract with NextEra Energy. He will operate out of NextEra’s headquarters in Jupiter, Florida.

Shelby Barbier, Vice President of Nuclear Operations

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“We are excited to welcome Shelby to Day & Zimmermann and believe he is the perfect choice to manage our fleetwide operations at NextEra,” said Walt Sanders President of Day & Zimmermann NPS. “Shelby has extensive experience working in the nuclear industry that will benefit NextEra as well as our entire organization.”

Mr. Barbier has more than 20 years of diverse experience in the energy industry, including nuclear maintenance and modifications, and industrial plant turnaround management. His extensive project experience includes EPUs, refinery outages, petrochemical construction and turnarounds, hydroelectric construction, EPC fossil power, and API650 tank construction.

Prior to joining D&Z, Mr. Barbier was Vice President of Construction with Williams Industrial where he had overall P&L responsibility for major projects within Global Power's Services Division, primarily focused on fixed price and target price EPC projects within the nuclear services business line.

Founded in 1901, Day & Zimmermann is a family-owned company with a workforce of over 42,000 specializing in construction & engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world. Operating from more than 150 worldwide locations with 2.4 Billion USD in revenue, Day & Zimmermann is currently ranked as one of the largest private companies in the U.S. by Forbes. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, our first work was to develop "Betterment Reports" that helped modernize American factories. Today, we are still in the business of betterment—maintaining the nation's power infrastructure, protecting American freedoms and driving technological advancements around the world. We do what we say.®

Company Contact:
Steve Wanczyk
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Day & Zimmermann
215-564-3200 ext. 114

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