Crandall Bates joined Balfour Beatty’s estimating team in 1993. He soon moved into operations as a marine engineer on the Olmsted Lock and Dam project on the Ohio River. He later served as project engineer, project manager and operations manager for multiple rail, highway and water projects in California, Washington and Colorado. Crandall has held positions on multiple Boards for joint ventures and professional organizations.
He has a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management from Colorado State University. Other professional affiliations include the Pacific Coast and National Pile Driving Contractors Association (PDCA) the Dispute Review Board Foundation (DRB) the Beavers, American Water Works Association (AWWA) Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) and the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of California.