John K. Benson has been named Vermont’s 2018 Engineer of the Year.
A Vermont native, Benson is an owner of Randolph-centered Dubois & King, Inc. He was selected for this award based on his technical accomplishments, stature in the profession, contributions to professional organizations, and involvement in the community. The selection committee is comprised of the five most-recent award winners.
Benson graduated from Vermont Technical College in 1973 and became a licensed professional engineer in 1993. He has served as project manager on a wide variety of projects, from single-lot subdivisions to large-scale developments with on-site water and wastewater treatment facilities.
He is a past-president of the Vermont Society of Engineers, and has served on its board of directors since 2009. He also serves on Vermont Technical College’s Building and Advisory Board. Benson will be presented with his award at the annual Engineers Week banquet, which will be held on Feb. 23.