Collins has acted in the capacity as Port Engineer for the Port of Port Arthur (POPA) since late 2010.
Collins conducted the sheet pile bulkhead condition assessment, repair design, and construction oversight in 2010. Collins performed an above and underwater inspection of waterfront structures, load ratings for Berths 1-5, and the Roll-On Roll-Off platform in 2012. This task included creation of a detailed engineering report including photographs with recommendations for repairs/rehabilitations/replacements, priority of executing recommendations and opinion of recommendation on construction cost estimates.
A Master Services Agreement (MSA) between Collins and the Port of Port Arthur to provide professional engineering services was entered into in 2013. As of end of 2017, there have been 19 Task Orders including an amendment authorized under this MSA.