|Captain Scott R. Lister, P.E.
Commanding Officer (July 2009 - July 2011)
Captain Lister graduated from Texas Tech University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering. Upon graduation he received a Commission as an Ensign in the Civil Engineer Corps and attended Officer Indoctrination School in Newport, RI followed by Civil Engineer Corps Officer School in Port Hueneme, CA.
Captain Lister’s initial assignment was Public Works Planning Officer at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD. Next, he was assigned to his first Seabee tour as a Company Commander and Detail Officer in Charge with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One Thirty-Three homeported in Gulfport, MS completing deployments to Okinawa, the South Pacific aboard the USS Barbour County (LST 1195), Bermuda, Honduras, and Guam. Following his Battalion tour, Capt Lister was assigned to NAVFAC Headquarters as Aide to the Commander and Chief of Civil Engineers.
Captain Lister then attended Post Graduate School at Texas A & M University in College Station, TX followed by Basic Diving Officer School at the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center in Panama City, FL. Captain Lister was then assigned his first Ocean Facilities Program tour as Engineering Officer, Dive Watch Officer, and Experimental Diver at the U. S. Navy Experimental Diving Unit in Panama City, FL.
Next, CAPT Lister was assigned as the Resident Officer in Charge of Construction, Guam at Officer in Charge of Construction, Marianas. Captain Lister then received his second Seabee assignment as Operations Officer for Amphibious Construction Battalion One in Coronado, CA completing deployments to Kuwait, Republic of Korea, Australia, and Kenya. Captain Lister remained in San Diego for his second Ocean Facilities Program tour as Assistant Program Manager for Underwater Systems and Facilities at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (PMW 181).
Captain Lister was then assigned as the Public Works Officer and Officer in Charge of Construction at Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico. When the Naval Station was slated for closure outside the traditional BRAC process, he became the base closure officer, closing the base in 6 months. Next, he was assigned as the Public Works Officer and Officer in Charge of Construction, Naval Station Mayport, FL. During this tour he was temporarily assigned as the Officer in Charge of the Commander, Navy Installations Command Hurricane Ivan Program Management Office in Pensacola, FL. Captain Lister then served an Individual Augment assignment as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Engineering (J7), Multi-National Security Transition Command – Iraq in Baghdad, Iraq.
Captain Lister was the Director, NAVFAC Ocean Facilities Program at the Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Washington , DC and the First Naval Construction Division Diving Officer.
Captain Lister is currently the Commanding Officer of Amphibious Construction Battalion ONE, located on Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, CA
Captain Lister has a Master of Engineering in Ocean Engineering from Texas A & M University and a Master of Business Administration from San Diego State University. He is a qualified Seabee Combat Warfare Officer, a Saturation Diving Officer, a member of the Acquisition Professional Community, and a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. His personal awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4 awards) and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.