Maintenance Dredging Salem River - NJ



Maintenance dredging of Salem River, New Jersey.  Base contract dredging of the channel will be performed from Station 3+400 to Station 15+500. Dredging will be required to a distance of 25 feet outside the channel limits where shoaling occurs along the channel edge within the authorized channel limits. No side slopes or end slopes are specified for this contract. The use of hopper and bucket dredges will not be permitted under this contract. The Government-furnished disposal area available for use under this contract is Killcohook Disposal Area Number 1.

TITAN Provided an SSHO and QC Manager to the project.


Project Type Government-USACE
TITAN Role Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO) & Quality Control (QC) Manager
Client H&L
Completion Date January 2018
Contract Cost $2.2M


  • 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


  • 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