Naval Yard Dredging – Philadelphia, PA



The Philadelphia Naval Reserve Basin Dredging project consisted maintenance dredging and unclassified excavation. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock was the Contractor of this project. TITAN provided the Quality Control Manager.

Dredging is located in the Philadelphia Naval Reserve Basin and entrance channel of the Schuylkill River. The scope of work consists of dredging material and debris, consisting of sediment, wood, concrete, steel, miscellaneous and MEC/UXO to MLLW 30ft. Dredging is completed in four acceptance sections. Dredged material is unloaded from scows and hydraulically offloaded to the Ft. Mifflin disposal site. The material is then run through a sluice to manage effluent densities.

TITAN provided a Quality Control Manager to the project.


  • 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


Project Type Government
TITAN Role Quality Control (QC) Manager
Client Great Lakes Dredge & Dock
Completion Date December 2016
Contract Price $17.5M