The Engineering and Construction Division provides management of quality engineering and construction products and services for the Army and the nation. The division provides oversight on navigation and flood related projects. Its people oversee permit procedures and real estate functions, and maintain sound quality products through integration of the USACE Project Management Business Process. The Engineering and Construction Division has three main branches that, in turn, have subordinate sections and offices.
The Design Branch is responsible for the engineering management and/or design of projects in support of our Military, Civil Works, and Support For Others programs. The engineering branch consists of multiple sections
Architecture Section Responsible for architectural and interior design and technical and functional review of A-E design for Military, Civil Works, and Support for Others (SFO) programs. Design Technical Team Leader for building construction. Prepares architectural portion of plans for construction and maintenance work. Performs field inspections as required. Assists construction in specialized field problems and review of shop drawings. Assists with the preparation of record drawings. Maintains Center of Standardization for HQUSACE. Maintains quality management plans.
Civil Engineering Section Responsible for civil engineering design, and, technical and functional review of A-E design for military, civil works, and support for others programs. Prepares civil engineering portions of plans for construction and maintenance work. Performs field inspections as required. Assists construction in specialized field problems. Maintains quality management plans.
Hydraulics and Hydrology Section Develops all hydraulic, hydrologic, and coastal engineering design associated with the District Civil Works, Military, Regulatory Functions, Emergency Management, and Interagency and International Services programs.
Geo-Environmental Section Prepares geotechnical and Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste studies, reports, and portions of plans and specifications in support of other district elements for civil works and military construction programs, Defense Environmental Restoration Program, and Support for Others (SFO) program. Responsible for geotechnical and HTRW engineering features of post authorization civil works planning projects.
Mechanical & Electrical Section Responsible for mechanical and electrical engineering design, and, technical and functional review of A-E design for Military, Civil Works, and Support for Others (SFO) programs. Prepares mechanical and electrical portion of plans for operations and maintenance work. Performs field inspections. Assists construction in specialized field problems. Maintains quality management plans.
Structural Section Responsible for structural engineering design, and, technical and functional review of A-E design for Military, Civil Works, and Support for Others (SFO) programs. Prepares structural portion of plans for construction and maintenance work. Performs field inspections as required. Assists construction in specialized field problems. Maintains quality management plans.
Technical Services Branch
Serves as the main interface between Norfolk District and Industry regarding A/E acquisition, cost engineering, DoDEA, and Centers of Standardization. Engages with stakeholders, divisions, and Headquarters, to represent A/E acquisition and cost engineering.
Cost Engineering Section Prepares budgetary, preliminary, concept, and final construction cost estimates, as well as Independent Government Cost Estimates for bid opening and proposal receipt on military, civil, and Interagency and International Services projects. Also prepares reconnaissance, feasibility, design memoranda, and bid analysis for various elements within Engineering & Construction Division on Civil Works projects.
Design Management Section For both in-house and consultant A/E-developed design and/or engineering products, provides technical leadership and oversight of the engineering process and practices. Responsible to ensuring regulatory requirements as well as district, division, and branch operating guidelines are followed in projects.
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Design Center Section Serves as the Design Center for coordination and integration of the DoDEA Schools new, renovation, and sustainment programs. Responds to a wide variety of proponent requests for support of their program mission assignments.
Centers of Standardization Section Norfolk District is the Center of Standardization for seven standard facility types. This section serves as the single focus point of support for standard facility projects of the seven types which we are assigned.
The Norfolk District Construction Branch continuously provides quality construction products and services which meet the customer's requirements effectively, responsively and efficiently. The Construction Branch consists of the following offices.
Fort Eustis Resident Office
Langley Resident Office
Arlington National Cemetery Resident Office
Northern Virginia Area Office
Central Virginia Area Office