Robert Raines, NNSA Associate Administrator for Acquisition and Project Management

With over 30 years of experience in construction management, design management, utilities systems operations, employee development, budgeting and contracting, Robert B. Raines serves as the Associate Administrator for Acquisition and Project Management (APM). 

Mr. Raines came to NNSA from the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Engineering and Construction Management, where he served as the Director for Project Management Systems and Assessments. Prior to joining the DOE, he worked for CH2M HILL where he was responsible for environmental remediation work for the U.S. Navy. Mr. Raines served for 27 years in the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps retiring as a Captain after two command tours.  

In addition to leading organizations of up to 900 personnel, Mr. Raines has been responsible for developing strategic objectives, ensuring client satisfaction, developing innovative contracting and work execution strategies, accomplishing work on schedule and within budget, and providing a positive work environment for all team members.

Mr. Raines is a Registered Professional Engineer and a Federal Acquisition Professional.