John Daley

  • Engineering Manager, Port of Alaska Modernization Program
  • Port of Alaska

John Daley, P.E., S.E., is currently acting as the Engineering Manager for the Port of Alaska Modernization Program (PAMP). He began that position in the fall of 2022. Prior to that, he worked as a civil, structural and waterfront engineer and consultant for over 25 years. Mr. Daley has a broad range of project management, planning, engineering design, construction management and inspection experience. He has managed and or participated in a wide variety of civil and waterfront engineering projects including roadways, water and wastewater pipelines, bridge dock and harbor inspections, flood control projects, erosion control projects, as well as the planning and design of docks, harbors, and breakwaters.

John is an experienced corrosion engineer and has designed cathodic protection systems for underground and submerged structures. Mr. Daley has also served as project manager and resident engineer in charge of construction on a number of marine projects. He is actively involved in the ASCE 61 committee for the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI). This is for the development of seismic design standards for piers and wharves. This committee is tasked with creating comprehensive national seismic design standards for ports. Before becoming an engineer, Mr. Daley worked in the marine construction industry for 12 years. He is also a certified commercial diver and has participated in numerous diving and underwater inspection related projects.