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Robert Marion Williford, American civil engineer. Registered professional engineer, California, Illinois, Minnesota, West Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina.


Williford, Robert Marion was born on November 4, 1937 in Murhpysboro, Illinois, United States. Son of Paul Marion and Helen Margaret (Heilig) Williford.


Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1960;postgraduate, University of California, Berkeley, 1971.


Field engineer, Bechtel Corporation, San Francisco, 1962-1966;superintendent, Bechtel Corporation, Weirton, West Virginia, 1966-1968;superintendent, Bechtel Pacific Corporation, Irian Jaya, Indonesia., 1969-1971;technical manager, Bechtel Pacific Corporation, Queensland, Australia, 1972-1973;general superintendent, Bechtel Corporation, Virginia, Minnesota, 1974-1977;general superintendent, Bechtel Power Corporation, Phoenix, 1977-1978;project manager, Bachelor of Engineering & K Inc., Birmingham, Alabama, 1979-1985;president, Congressional Research Service Sirrine Superior vena cava syndrome & Power, Greenville, South Carolina., 1986-1988;project director, Gaylord Container Corporation, Antioch, California, 1989;manager projects, Bachelor of Engineering & K Construction, Birmingham, Alabama, 1990-1994;construction manager, Bechtel American Inc., Brisbane, Queensland., Australia, 1994-1995;construction manager, Bechtel Corporation, Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1995;construction manager, Bechtel Telecom., Inc., Johannesburg, South Africa, since 1996;construction manager, Bechtel Telecom., Inc., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, since 1996.


  • Registered professional engineer, California, Illinois, Minnesota, West Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina.


Lieutenant United States Army Corps of Engineers, 1960-1962. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers. Member American Society Military Engineers, American Society Professional Engineers, Technology Association Pulp & Paper Institute, Construction Industry Institute (member technical committee 1983-1985, board advisors alternate 1985-1987, member membership committee 1986-1987).


Married Jewell Eleanor Winkler, August 15, 1959. Children: Robert Marion II, Andrew Blaine, Sally Annual.

Paul Marion Williford

Helen Margaret (Heilig) Williford

Jewell Eleanor Winkler

Robert Marion II Williford

Andrew Blaine Williford

Sally Annual Williford