Maintenance Dredging AIWW – Wilmington, NC



Project consists of the removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since the various areas were last dredged. The dredging was performed by hydraulic cutter suction dredge. Dredging depth is 12′ plus 2′ of allowable overdepth for the AIWW and 9′ plus 2′ of allowable overdepth for the USCG channels and basin. The estimated quantity of material to be dredged is 500,000 cubic yards. Disposal of dredged material will be on ocean beaches and disposal islands. The disposal islands are confined disposal areas with containment dikes and spillway systems. Spillway system repairs and dike embankment work will be required. Conducted safety inspections on all pieces of equipment

TITAN performed quality control management and site safety management for this project. In addition TITAN handled reviewing, scheduling, certifying and managing the submittals through the 3-Phase process of inspection.

TITAN provided a Site Safety and Health Officer, QC Manager and Preconstruction Plans to the project.


Project Type Government
TITAN Role Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO), Quality Control (QC) Manager, Pre-Construction Plans
Client Southwind Construction Corp
Completion Date May 2017
Contract Price $4,9M


  • Maintained MSDS to ensure no hazardous items were brought onto jobsite
  • Enforced USACE EM 385-1-1 and held the project to OSHA standards
  • Maintained MSDS to ensure no hazardous items were brought onto jobsite
  • Managed all phases of safety control
  • Conducted daily safety inspections
  • Conducted daily safety briefings and weekly toolbox talks
  • Kept list of deficient safety items and maintained list until all safety deficiencies were addressed
  • Coordinated with USACE QA on site all safety items
  • Ensured public safety with additional warning signs and barriers
  • Maintained OSHA 300 Form and Daily Production reports
  • Kept photo logs of all safety issues
  • Attended pre-construction conference, pre-work meetings including preparatory inspection meeting, and periodic in-progress meetings
  • Enforced accepted APPS and AHAs
  • Spoke to local businesses and discussed safety issues with their patrons with our current operations


  • Procedures for tracking preparatory, initial, and follow-up control phases; control, verification, and acceptance tests including documentation
  • Coordination of project logistics, materials and equipment
  • Managing the day-to-day quality control activities
  • Kept designated personnel and management staff apprised of status of work
  • Ensured all reports were prepared and submitted in accordance with the QC Plan, including the Daily Quality Control Reports
  • Maintained all the project quality control files
  • Reported and logged any work not meeting Spec requirements
  • Recorded all data in QCS database