Robert Fleming, P.E.

Robert Fleming

Robert Fleming

Engineering Manager

QUALIFICATIONS


Mr. Fleming’s experience includes 35 years of service with the Vicksburg District, Corps of Engineers. He joined CD&D after his retirement from the Vicksburg District in 2002. During his career, he has been actively involved in the design, construction and evaluation of all types of Corps of Engineers projects.  While working with the Vicksburg District, his assignments included Chief of Geotechnical Branch for 10 years, Chief of Design Branch for 5 years and Chief of Engineering Division for 4 years.  Mr. Fleming served as Operations Manager for CD&D from 2002 through 2006, and has served as Engineering Manager since 2006.  His project assignments with CD&D have included serving as Operations Manager for two contracts with the Vicksburg District for debris removal, a $21-M contract with the New Orleans District for Debris Removal, and an ID/IQ contract with the Vicksburg District for Quality Assurance Services.  He has also served as Contract Administrator for CD&D’s $65M Joint Venture contract with the New Orleans District for Construction Management.

EDUCATION & REGISTRATIONS

  • M E/Geotechnical Engineering/ Texas A & M University
  • B S/ Civil Engineering/ Mississippi State University
  • Professional Engineer – Mississippi

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

FEATURED EXPERIENCE

Mr. Fleming served as Operations Manager for CD&D from 2002 until 2006, and has since served as Engineering Manager.  He managed four contracts as Operations Manager for CD&D.  Three of the contracts were for debris management and one contract was for construction quality assurance.  His specific duties and responsibilities involving construction and debris related contracts are as follows:

  • Mr. Fleming served as the Operations Manager for the following contracts:
    • Contract for Construction Quality Assurance Inspection Services within the Limits of the Vicksburg District.  The QA Inspection Services were provided from 2002 through 2006 for numerous project types including drainage structures, levees, concrete mat casting, stone dikes, revetments, bank stabilization, recreation areas, buildings, dredging operations and revetment construction.
    • Contract for Initial Response Debris Management/Quality Assurance Services in Support of the Vicksburg District’s Hurricane Katrina Response along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Vicksburg District, Corps of Engineers.  Under Task Order No. 29 issued under CD&Ds existing contract for Construction Quality Assurance, CD&D provided  a total of 27 QA representatives in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Area in support of the District’s Blue Roof and Debris Removal Contract in South Mississippi.  The QA representatives were divided into three teams with two teams totaling 14 QA’s involved in quality assurance for the roofing mission and 13 QA’s involved in the debris mission.
    • Contract for Quality Assurance Services in support of Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi-Vicksburg District, Corps of Engineers.  CD&D served as a Small Business Subcontractor to the prime contractor under Task Order No.1 and subsequent task orders.  CD&D provided a total of 40 Quality Assurance (QA) representatives to quality assurance missions of blue roofs and debris removal in South and Central Mississippi in support of the Hurricane Katrina Response.  The 40 QA Inspectors were divided into teams consisting of 11 QA’s for the Blue Roofing mission and 29 QA’s for the Debris mission.
    • Contract for Quality Assurance Services in Support of the Initial Response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Recovery Efforts, New Orleans, LA, New Orleans District, Corps of Engineers as a subconsultant to the prime consultant, CH2M Hill.  CH2M Hill was awarded the contract by the New Orleans District during the initial response phase, by the District, to the damages resulting from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
    • Contract for Quality Assurance Services in Support of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in Designated Parishes in Louisiana, New Orleans District, Corps of Engineers.  This contract was for $21M and required providing 100 Quality Assurance (QA) Inspectors for the Debris and Demolition Missions.  The 100 inspectors were mobilized and functioning within a two week period  The work involved all phases of the debris reduction missions from white metals to demolition and included monitoring removal of construction and demolition materials, identifying discarded asbestos and ensuring proper disposal, assuring compliance with EPA regulations for Freon recovery, debris removal from drainage canals, and woody debris removal.
  • Mr. Fleming served as the contract administrator for the following contract:
    • Contract for Construction Management Services primarily within the Limits of the New Orleans District, Corps of Engineers. CD&D, in a Joint Venture was awarded a $65M contract to perform a broad range of Construction Management and Quality Assurance activities.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Mr. Fleming worked with the Vicksburg District, Corps of Engineers prior to 2002, and retired with over 35 years of service. He was actively involved in the design, construction and evaluation of all types of hydraulic structures while working for the Vicksburg District.  His career with the Vicksburg District included the following key assignments: Chief of Geotechnical Branch 10 years, Chief of Design Branch 5 years, and Chief of Engineering 4 years.As Chief of the Engineering Division in the Vicksburg District, Mr. Fleming had overall responsibility and technical accountability for the design and construction of numerous large and small projects. The responsibilities included managing and leading multi-disciplinary teams of engineers, scientist and technicians as large as 165 persons.

The types of projects Mr. Fleming had overall technical responsibility for included all types of flood control, navigation, environmental restoration and recreation projects including locks and dams, pumping stations, levees, drainage structures, flood walls, earth dams, channels, channel stabilizations and earth slide remediation.