Dennis Correia

Dennis Correia
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Dennis Correia's Biography

Type Of Business:
Construction company
Marketing Area:
International
Expertise:
Structural engineering
Major Product/SVS:
Construction services
Education Degrees:
Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering
Affiliations Awards:
Pile Driving Contractors Association; Bermuda Sailing Association; Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club; Royal Bermuda Yacht Club; North Village Soccer Club; Patron, Maritime Museum Dockyards
Place of Birth:
Bermuda
Industry:
Structural Engineering
Children's Names:
Danielle, Max
Date of Distinction:
5/21/2010
Work History:
Owner, President, Correia Construction
What do you feel separates you from the rest of the professionals in your industry?:
Mr. Correia's virtue and reputation separate him from his peers.
What has been the most outstanding thing you have done thus far in your career?:
Mr. Correia's greatest career achievement was building the Heritage Wharf in Bermuda. The dock was built in 18 months.
Spouse's Name:
Jane
Throughout the duration of your career, what was the one highlight that stood out the most?:
The highlight of his career was consulting for the Bermuda government in connection with the design and construction of Heritage Wharf, a $52-million project that enabled Bermuda to accommodate mega-cruise ships.
Charity:
His passion for education was behind being instrumental in helping to expand a school. This school went from 80 children to 300 and became the first internationally accredited school in Bermuda. He also helped fund and build a playground because the children needed a place to play. He was instrumental in redoing a track for the Bermuda Motocross Association so there would be a place to race.
Number Of Years In Profession:
45
Number Of Years In Current Position:
45
What Does He/She Attribute Success To:
He attributes his success to his virtue, reputation and ability to overcome challenges.
Why did you become involved in your profession or industry?:
He became involved in his profession after working with his father in construction for 25 years; it inspired him to own a business.
Extended Bio Profile:
Mr. Correia has consulted for both the Bermuda and the United States governments for projects in Bermuda. He consulted on a regular basis with the United States, particularly in connection with the Swing Bridge and Longbird Bridge about mechanical failures and upkeep. He was instrumental in the design and building of the Fast Ferry Docks and Terminals, Hamilton Depot, Hamilton Terminal, Rockaway, Dockyard and Saint Georges. In addition, he has consulted with Danac Inc., Denmark, U.S. Navy pier rehabilitation, the Department of Air Operations, water-based runway lights rehabilitation, the Department of Environment, the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, a nuclear submarine docking facility, and dredging and removal of hazardous materials. He also worked on the complete design and building of Dolphin Quest USA at Fairmont Southampton Princess Bermuda; this facility has withstood all hurricanes in the last five years. In addition, he built an oil tanker-berthing facility for Esso Exxon Mobile. The company built number 5 and 6 docks in Hamilton, the initial stage of the cruise ship dock at Dockyard, the redesign after security measures were implemented after Sept. 11, and repair work following hurricanes Fabian and Florence. He also built Ordinance Island and the cruise ship dock, as well as modifications to that dock as a result of more modern cruise ships. More recently, he was consulted as an engineer in Cuba, Florida, Turks and Caicos, and the Bahamas in respect of breakwaters, commercial docks and marinas. In 2009, the company was approached by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines to build and redesign a dock in Roatan Honduras to dock the world’s largest cruise ship. He bid for this job, and was awarded the project.
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Overseeing business operations
Awards/Honors:
Tiger Performance Award for Best Overall Performance in Service Station Construction and Maintenance, Caribbean and Central America (2007, 2006)
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