Consolidated Nuclear Securities, LLC announced recently that C. David Turner started a new position as the vice president of operations support for the management and operating contractor for the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
In this role, Turner oversees over 1,600 engineers, crafts, and contracted staff. Operations Support is a multi-disciplined organization that maintains and ensures the availability of mission-critical facilities, systems, utilities, and equipment at both Pantex and Y-12.
Turner won the 2009 Black Engineer award for professional achievement in government and the 2014 Stars and Stripes Army Award. Since retiring, he has worked for Dawson & Associates, one of the leading companies for resolving challenges in federal water resources and environmental regulatory policy. Turner retired as commander of the South Pacific Division of the Army Corps of Engineers in the summer of 2017.
As commander, he oversaw the construction of projects to protect America’s water resources and enhance the environment in a 250,000-square-mile area across eight southeastern states, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Under his leadership, the division succeeded in modernizing two regional water control manuals that had not been updated since the 1950s. The general served as the American Water Military Services Group president shortly after retiring.
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Turner graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in mathematical sciences. In 2014 he was named a University of Central Missouri Distinguished Alumni.