4050 Hewes Avenue, Gulfport, MS 39507
Phone: (228) 868-5740
Fax: (228) 868-5822
The Office of Engineering is responsible for providing maximum service to the City of Gulfport through cost-effective solutions to the city's engineering and construction problems, in the best interests of the city. The office’s mission is to provide sound engineering advice and prudent recommendations to the Mayor’s Office regarding the planning, budgeting, and execution of capital projects.
Gulfport's Engineering Mission Statement
- To be of maximum service to the City of Gulfport in providing cost-effective solutions to the City's engineering and construction problems, in the best interests of the City.
- To provide sound engineering advice and prudent recommendations to the administration regarding the planning, budgeting, and execution of capital projects.
- To do our jobs in a professional manner, exhibiting at all times courtesy, patience, and respect in our dealings with the citizens of the City, and others with whom we deal.
Robert K. Riemann, P.E.
Director of Engineering
Harrison Central High School, Lyman, MS
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gulfport, MS
Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS - Bachelor of Science, Engineering
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS - Master of Public Health.
Licensed Professional Engineer (Civil) in Mississippi
Awards & Honors
Leadership Gulf Coast - Member of 2003-2004 Class
2005 Hurricane Katrina Disaster –Director of Public Works
2006 Public Works Director of the Year for the United States - American City and County Magazine
2006 Top 50 Trendsetter by Public Works Magazine
2007 American Public Works Association Speaker during Congress regarding Hurricane Katrina Response
2013 Department of Defense – Guard and Reserve, Patriotic Employer Award
City of Gulfport, Mississippi, 2008 to Present, Director of Engineering
City of Gulfport, Mississippi, 1999-2008, Director of Public Works
City of Gulfport, Mississippi, 1997-1999, Project Engineer
Delphi/Packard-Fountain Electronics-General Motors, Jackson, Mississippi, 1996
Hibbett Sports, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1995
Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida 1994
Johnson Controls World Services, Inc., Stennis Space Center, Bay St. Louis, MS 1993
Interests and Activities
First United Methodist Church, Gulfport, Mississippi, Member
American Public Works Association Member
South Mississippi Soccer Club Board Member 2007-2014
Soccer Coach (Level D Coaching License) – 2006 - 2014