The Port Engineers
engineers at the Port Authority make things happen!
Director of Engineering Dale Gregory is charged with
carrying out the Authority's capital projects plan as
well as developing a five-year and 10-year agenda for
Our engineers must be dynamic and well versed in the
fields of civil engineering.
They are involved in complex projects at our air and
seaports. Airport projects can include work such
as design plans, construction, heliports, airfield
pavement; airport lighting, marking, signs, and other
visual aids; safety during construction; surveying and
GIS data; deicing, airport fire fighter facilities; bird
radar and foreign object detection systems; and more.
Marine projects involve dock and terminal construction;
seaplane ports; major and maintenance dredging of our
harbors. At both or air and seaports, our engineering staff is
tasked with the installation of federally mandated
security systems such as TWIC systems, gates, security
cameras, alarms, etc.
Our engineers have a full workload, but they manage
to get the job done and keep the ports moving. The
engineering director is a civil engineer who supervises all projects and
engineering staff on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John.
Our St. Thomas/St. John district engineering staff
includes one senior civil engineer, an civil engineer, an
engineering assistant and one administrative staff.
On St. Croix the office is manned by a senior civil engineer,
a civil engineer, a mechanical engineer, and an administrative