David Simonelli joined Great Lakes Dredge & Dock in 1978 as a Field Engineer and spent the first 20 years of his career in operations on both international and domestic projects. As Project Sponsor, he oversaw international projects such as the new port construction in Al Sukhna, Egypt, the Keta Ghana Sea Defense Project and the emergency dredging of Umm Qasar Port in Iraq. In 2004 he assumed responsibility of the Risk Management and Safety Departments in addition to his operations tasks. Since 2002 he has been Senior Vice President, Operations Support Group.
Articles By David Simonelli
Losing a co-worker was a hard way to learn that safety goes beyond wearing PPE. It demands constant vigilance by every worker, from management to crew, in order to avoid potentially dangerous situations.