CDR Daniel J. Gutierrez, a native of Novato, California, received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in December 2005, and was commissioned through Officer Candidate School (OCS) in April 2006.
He completed Civil Engineer Corps Officer School (CECOS) in November 2006, and received a Master of Science Degree in Engineering Project Management from the University of California at Berkeley in May 2017.
Gutierrez’s first assignment was with the Public Works Department (PWD), Naval Base Kitsap from May 2006 to October 2008 as a Construction Manager (CM) in the Facilities, Engineering and Acquisition Department (FEAD). From November 2008 to July 2009, he was an Individual Augment in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Gulf Region South (GRS) as the USACE Resident Engineer for Camp Bucca and Umm Qsar, Iraq. From August 2009 to December 2010, he was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion FIVE (NMCB 5), and deployed as the Battalion Future Operations Officer in support of USFOR-Afghanistan. From January 2011 to July 2013, Gutierrez was assigned to Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington D.C. He served as a CM at Marine Corps Base Quantico, at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bethesda, and at Naval Support Facility Arlington. From February 2012 to June 2013, he served as the NSA Bethesda PWD Operations Officer, managing utility and services for Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda. Gutierrez deployed overseas as the Naval Hospital Guam Public Works Officer from July 2013 to July 2016. He was responsible for the transition of operations to the new 281,000 sq. ft. Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) in April 2014. He attended Post Graduate School from July 2016 to May 2017, prior to his assignment as the Executive Assistant to OPNAV N46, Shore Readiness Division from June 2017 to June 2019. From July 2019 to June 2021, he was assigned to the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment (ASN(EI&E)). During this assignment, he managed the shore energy and water resiliency portfolios for the Department of the Navy. From July 2021 to July 2022, he was assigned to NAVFAC MIDLANT as the Hampton Roads Assistant Operations Officer.
He is presently assigned to NAVFAC MIDLANT as the Operations Officer.
Gutierrez is a qualified Seabee Combat Warfare (SCW) Officer, and is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) with the state of Arizona. He is a certified member of the Acquisition Work Force, and is qualified as CON and FE Level II. His decorations include the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corp Commendation Medal (3), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3), Presidential Unit Commendation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (2), and Navy “Battle E” Ribbon.
Last Updated: 25 July 2022
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