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Engineer Edilberto Tayao’s has dedicated more than half of his life in the DPWH. He is one of the few engineers of the department who is a consistent outstanding field executive.


Starting as a casual Civil Engineering Aide II at the Public Works District Engineering in Pampanga in March 1973, he rose from the ranks serving the Bureau of Public Works, Region III as General Construction Foreman, Civil Engineer and Senior Civil Engineer; Ministry of Public Works-National Capital Region as Supervising Civil Engineer II, Staff Civil Engineer, and Chief Civil Engineer; DPWH-National Capital Region as Engineer V for 8 years; until his appointment as District Engineer of the Third Metro Manila Engineering District for 5 years.


He was designated OIC-Assistant Regional Director of NCR in 2002 and concurrent District Engineer of First Metro Manila Engineering District. He transferred to Bataan 2nd DEO in 2006 and again returned to NCR after a year. He was promoted to the position of Director III in May 2009 and barely two months after he gained the Regional Director position. In November 2010, he was designated as Officer-In-Charge of the Bureau of Equipment.


Engr. Tayao participated in the Observe & Study Civil Engineering Projects Course in Tokyo, Japan in 1981 and Practical Studies on Engineering Highway Maintenance, Supervision & Management in Roy Jorgensen, Washington DC Maryland & Tennessee in USA, Mexico City, Kenya & Ethopia in Africa from September 1982 to December 1982.


Engr. Tayao has also attended numerous trainings and seminars sponsored by various agencies and institutions like Assessment of Sign and Signboard Structures in 2007, Responsive Public Service Thru Effective Project Management in 2006, Introduction to IT & MS Windows & Basic Networking for Executives in 2006, Seminar on EHEM! AHA! in 2005, Urban Development: Disaster Preparedness/Prevention in Metro Manila and its Environs conducted by the MMDA and Japan International Cooperation Agency in 2005, MS Office Applications for Executives Part II, Reorientation Course for Assistant Regional Directors, Traffic Seminar In Metro Manila by the MMDA in 2003, Seminar on RA 9184 and its IRR, Seminar on Professional Growth through Value Clarification for Executives, Workshop on Total Quality Management for Executives, among others.


He did not fail to attend the conventions/workshops conducted by different organizations like the International Civil Engineering Conference in the Asia Region, and Seminar Workshop on the Design of Skyway conducted by the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers; National Annual Convention conducted by the District Engineers League of the Philippines;  National Road and Safety Convention, Convention conducted by the Safety Organization of the Philippines;  Annual National Convention of the Road Engineering Association of the Philippines; National Convention,  and Conference conducted by Association of Government Civil Engineers of the Philippines; and Annual Convention of the Government Employees Organizations.


He was also a resource speaker on Seminar Workshop on Management of Educational Facilities, National Educators Academy of the Philippines sponsored by the Department of Education & Sports, Baguio City in 1997.


He was awarded in 2003 with a Certificate of Appreciation for his invaluable service as resource speaker on the series of Reorientation Courses for DPWH Officials.


He is an active member of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE), Road Engineering Association of the Philippines (REAP), Association of Government Civil Engineers of the Philippines, and District & City Engineers League of the Philippines.


He earned 27 units in Master of Arts in Education in 1997 from the Harvardian Colleges. He graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the National University in 1971.  He passed the Licensure Examination for Civil Engineers in August 1972.


He was born on February 24, 1950 in Bacolor, Pampanga. He is married to Victoria De Dios, a District Supervisor of Dep-ED. He is a doting father to Anthony, Blessie, Joseph and Marivic.


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