G. Brian Estes - EMAB Board Member
G. Brian Estes has served on seven committees of the National Research Council, six of which dealt with DOE. He is a member of the Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment of the National Academies. He is the former Director of Construction Projects, Westinghouse Hanford Company, where he directed project management functions for construction projects in support of operations and environmental cleanup of the DOE’s Hanford site.
Prior to joining Westinghouse, Mr. Estes completed 30 years in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps, achieving the rank of Rear Admiral. Admiral Estes served as Commander, Pacific Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command and Commander, THIRD Naval Construction Brigade, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He commanded over 700 engineers, 8,000 Seabees and 4,000 other employees in providing public works management, environmental support, family housing support, facilities planning, design, and construction services. As Vice Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Admiral Estes led the total quality management transformation at the headquarters and two updates of the corporate strategic plan. Admiral Estes directed execution of $2 billion military construction program and the $3 billion facilities management program while serving as Deputy Commander for Facilities Acquisition and Deputy Commander for Public Works, Naval Facilities Engineering Command.
Mr. Estes holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Maine, an M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois, and is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois and Virginia.
Mr. Estes was appointed to EMAB as a special Government employee in order to provide expert advice on large project planning and management.