Suzanne Aultman Named Engineer of the Year

Metromont Corporation is proud to announce that our Technical Manager Suzanne Aultman has been named Engineer of the year for the Piedmont Chapter of the South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers for the year 2021.

Suzanne serves as a mentor to Metromont’s young engineers and in October 2020 received the first ever Irwin J. Speyer Young Professional Engineer Award from PCI. The award honors engineers who have been licensed for less than 15 years and who have served the concrete industry through the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI). This nomination was supported by over 15 of her seniors and peers.

In 2019, Suzanne became a Fellow with the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Only the ninth woman to receive the award, Suzanne was also one of the youngest recipients in the history of the PCI Fellows. Other awards Suzanne has received are as follows: Young Engineer of the Year at the Piedmont Chapter, State of South Carolina and Nationally, Outstanding Young Alumni for the College of Engineering at Clemson University, and The Leslie D. Martin Certificate of Merit Award for her work on the 8th edition of the PCI Design Handbook.

Suzanne has a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Clemson University and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology. In addition to serving as a mentor for young women, Suzanne has worked with Engineering Ministries International and was a national judge for the ASCE Concrete Canoe Competition at Clemson University in 2015.

Suzanne has served on many committees and is chair of ACI 550 Precast Structures, which has written several codes used by the concrete industry. She also serves on ACI/PCI 319, a new code committee created to address designing precast concrete in the United States. She also serves on a sub-committee for ACI 318 Concrete Building Code and ACI 362 Parking Structures.

Suzanne’s involvement with PCI includes Technical Activities Council and Research and Development Council. She is a member of the PCI Design Handbook Committee, PCI Academy Advisory Board, Blast Resistance & Structural Integrity Committee, Design Standards Committee, Journal Awards Committee, and Vice Chair of the PCI Standards Committee. She also graduated from the Leadership PCI.