Tuesday, September 4, 2018

New Oakland Project Engineer

By Karen Robes Meeks

Thanh Vuong is the Port of Oakland’s new principal engineer in the Maritime Project Design and Delivery Department. The department handles more than$50 million worth of seaport capital projects annually and in excess of $1 billion worth of infrastructure upkeep.

In his new role, Vuong will oversee the port’s maritime capital improvement and maintenance programs, dredging and crane-related work as well as construction, maintenance and compliance activities.

“Thanh Vuong brings strong technical skills and successful project management experience to this position,” said Port of Oakland Director of Engineering Chris Chan. “His experience working with our maritime stakeholders will be critical as we continue to develop and enhance our seaport area in the years ahead.”

Vuong arrived at the port of Oakland eight years ago and was supervising engineer. He previously worked for Caltrans and the City of Fairfield. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at UC Davis.