Burl George

Burl George

Assistant Professor in Residence

    Business and Engineering Convergence Center 2279
    (309) 677-2935


M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Illinois


Interests associated with productivity analysis, materials and methodology of the construction process, and jobsite safety processes.

Professional Experience

  • 1987-1988: Construction Administrator, Linden Construction Company/Plant Maintenance, Inc., Rockford, Illinois
  • 1985-1986: Construction Administrator, Baumeister Construction, Prairie View, Illinois
  • 1983-84: Field/Office Manager, Tangent and Associates, Bloomington, IL
  • 1979-82: Supervisor, Cyclops Welding and Manufacturing, LaSalle, IL
  • 1969-79: Craftsman, Ironwork – Journeyman, Foreman, Supervisor, nationwide




Research Interests

  • Productivity analysis of construction sites
  • Safety processes on construction sites


  • The Bridge -Pal program – Member
  • AGC student chapter – Faculty Advisor
  • Assisting the Department in the calling of prospective students
  • CEC Estimating Laboratory - Director
  • Construction Curriculum Revision Committee - Member
  • Construction Program Committee – Member
  • Graduate Program Committee - Member
  • Placement committee - Member
  • Service Excellence Committee - Member
  • Teaching Excellence Committee – Member
  • Habitat for Humanity - Faculty Advisor
  • Phi Gamma Delta - Faculty Advisor
  • Rebuilding Together, Peoria, IL - Student Org Advisor
  • Greater Peoria Contractors and Suppliers Association Safety Committee – Member
  • Tricon Safety Committee - Member


  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Greater Peoria Contractors and Suppliers Association, Member of Safety Committee
  • Greater Peoria Contractors and Suppliers Association/TRICON, Member of Safety Committee

Licensures and Certifications


  • Certified by OSHA to teach 10 and 30 hour Construction training and health courses
  • Involved in the advanced training of local union foreman training programs