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For today and tomorrow. Collaborative solutions designed for construction

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Blue Trident, LLC is a SBA Certified 8(a) and CVE Certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business.  Since 2012, Blue Trident has been working with public and private sector customers on a variety of architecture, engineering, construction, and professional services projects.  


We innovate, yet deliver practical solutions.  We are tech led, but grounded by values of mission, safety, and quality.  Blue Trident pursues complex projects that shape agencies and communities for tomorrow.  

Blue Trident currently has offices in Washington, Florida, and California.

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Emmanuel (Manny) Bautista, P.E., F.SAME


Mr. Bautista is the founder and owner of Blue Trident, LLC.  As President/CEO and Managing Member, he is responsible for the strategic direction and business affairs of the Company.  Mr. Bautista is a retired Naval Officer who served over 22 years in the Navy's Civil Engineer Corps.  He retired in May 2010 as a Commander (0-5).  He has over 31 years of experience leading engineering and facilities management  organizations and directing complex design and construction programs.  He is experienced and educated in all aspects of Facilities Program Management including planning, design, construction, budget, organization, personnel management, operations, scheduling, and maintenance. 


His professional credentials include registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the States of  California and Washington, certification as a LEED Green Associate and qualifications as a Level III contracting officer with a Secret Clearance.  He has demonstrated business acumen and success in every leadership position he has maintained and has excelled in roles ranging from facility and construction manager to corporate executive of  complex teams.  He has managed organizations ranging from 10 to 1800+ personnel comprised of both blue and white collar workforce. He is a proactive leader with strategic vision with the proven ability to build, develop, train and lead effective, innovative teams.  

Mr. Bautista’s educational and professional background includes: 

M.S., Civil Engineering, Construction Management, University of California, Berkeley, 1994

M.A., National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College 2001

B.S., Civil Engineering, Structural Analysis, San Diego State University, 1987 

Spanish Language, Defense Language Institute, Monterey, 1997 

Certified LEED Green Associate 

University of Washington, Foster School of Business, Business Certificate Program, 2014

Society of American Military Engineers - Academy of Fellows, Class of 2014

USACE Certified Construction Quality Control Manager

OSHA 7600 certified Disaster Site Worker

Skanska BOOST (Building with an Objective to provide Opportunity through Sustainable Training)


Construction Management Accelerator Program graduate, 2013

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What We Do



We deliver innovative design of the highest quality that meets the needs of owners and users

NAICS: 541330 – Engineering Services / 541340 – Drafting Services / 541350 – Building Inspection Services

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We are passionate about tackling complex vertical and horizontal construction projects, with safety and quality foremost on our mind 

NAICS: 236220 – Commercial and Institutional Building Construction / 236210 – Industrial Building Construction / 237310 – Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction / 561730 – Grounds Maintenance/Landscape Services / 238910 – Site Preparation



We provide  consulting, analytics, and IT services that strengthen organization strategy and project delivery 

NAICS: 561110 – Office Administrative Services / 541611 – Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services / 541618 – Other Management Consulting Services / 541690 – Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services 

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What People Say

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Mike Rigsby, Principal Project Manager /Senior Vice President

WSP is pleased to be in a mutually beneficial mentor-protégé relationship for the past three years with Blue Trident, a dynamic and growing small business.. We have been impressed with Blue Trident’s technical skills and expertise developed in the federal marketplace and their focus on client service. Through our collaboration, Blue Trident is expanding their operational capabilities to support local markets and increasing opportunities to team and work together.  We look forward to working with Blue Trident for years to come.


Larry Swartz, Principal / Engineering Group Leader

Blue Trident has a team of high-caliber professionals who provide  a thoughtful, collaborative approach to satisfying their clients' needs.  Being a part of the Blue Trident team for the past few years has been an incredible experience as we have worked together to provide top-notch service and design solutions for various clients. We look forward to supporting Blue Trident on future opportunities for many years to come


Ciaran R. O'Connor, CEO

Blue Trident has built a solid foundation with a long term win-win-win approach to business.  A win for their clients with attention to the needs of their projects, a win for their teammates with sustained partnership and clear communication, and a win for Blue Trident in terms of establishing a reputation for excellence and delivered results

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Blue Trident Welcomes

New Customers and Partners


(206) 972-0645

Washington | Florida | California

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