Rear Adm. John J. Adametz assumed the positions of Pacific Fleet civil engineer and commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific in September 2018.
Adametz is a native of Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania and is a 1989 graduate of Virginia Military Institute, where he received a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. He holds a Master of Science in civil engineering from Pennsylvania State University, an Executive Master of Business Administration from Naval Postgraduate School, and completed the executive management program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
Adametz’ operational tours include electrical officer, USS Nashville (LPD 13); training officer/officer-in-charge of Detail St. Lucia, U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 7; contracting officer, NATO Kosovo Force J4 Engineers; and commanding officer, U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 7. He also served as the commodore of Naval Construction Group 2, the Atlantic Fleet Seabees.
His shore assignments include assistant resident officer in charge of construction, Naval Air Station, Oceana; flag housing officer, Public Works Center, Norfolk; assistant public works officer, Naval Station Rota, Spain; executive officer, The Presidential Retreat, Camp David; facility support and joint basing program director, Commander, Navy Installations Command; expeditionary readiness program director, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations; and operations officer, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid Atlantic. He commanded Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest and Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center.
Adametz is a registered professional engineer in the commonwealth of Virginia, a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps, and a qualified Seabee Combat Warfare Officer, Surface Warfare Officer, and Fleet Marine Force Officer. He holds professional credentials as a Project Management Professional, Certified Facility Manager, and Certified Energy Manager, and is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers.