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Katy, Texas, United States
February 06, 2018

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Senior Air Quality Environmental Investigator/Professional Geologist

Motivated learner, team player, and results-oriented passionate problem solver, accepts challenging problems and delivers desired and effective results one project at a time. Over 10 years of Title V Environmental Auditing experience bringing companies into compliance with local/federal/state air quality regulations. Ten successful years of Corrective Action Project Manager experience keeping clients in compliance.


Title V Environmental Compliance Audits/Deviation Report Review/Permit and Guidance document Review/Permit Assessment/Project Planning/Project Management/Corrective Action Project Manager/Phase 1 & Phase II Site Assessments/UST Removal/Monitoring Well Installation Supervision/Technical Report Preparation/ Technical Presentations/Data Collection/Data Analysis Review/Data Interpretation/Microsoft Word/Microsoft Power Point/Microsoft Excel/Spill Prevention/Spill Response

Development and Implementation of Environmental Training/Environmental Regulations

Soil/Groundwater/Water Water/Multi-media sampling/Review/Emissions Events Incident Investigations/Interface with Regulatory Agencies

Waste Management/Waste Characterization/Waste Manifest/Waste Disposal/Plume delineation/Slug tests/Pilot tests /Soil Vapor Extraction/Air Sparge/Air Stripping technologies


Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Houston, Texas

Senior Air Quality Environmental Investigator 2006 – 2016

Conducted 16 Title V Environmental Compliance Audits to bring petrochemical, oil/gas, manufacturing, power plants into compliance with local, federal and state environmental rules and regulations

Reviewed 11 NSR permit applications/Site Review evaluations and proposed recommendations to ensure enforceability with environmental rules and regulations.

Reviewed 177 deviations and resolved eight violations, supporting compliance determination against permit and regulatory requirements

Coordinated and participated in four Violation Review Meetings (VRM) and three Enforcement Review Meetings (ERM) with the regulated community to support formal enforcement actions and follow-up investigations in accordance with enforcement guidelines.

Voted Team Most Valuable Player in the successful completion and Site Reconnaissance, Residue Sediment Sampling, and Debris Waste Management project associated with Hurricane Ike

Received Exemplary Employee Award for excellence in providing technical assistance to the public, the regulated community, media, and other government entities and legislature in a timely manner

Mentored and trained new hires reducing learning curve and increasing productivity and retention by 20%

Completed 17 safety courses, exceeded annual Health and Safety Training requirements and management expectations, maintaining a culture of safety at all times

HBC/Terracon, Houston, Texas

Project Manager 2002 - 2003

Managed Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank (LPST) investigations for multi-industry clientele to keep them in compliance with the TCEQ Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) guidelines; Conducted 35 due diligence Phase I and 15 Phase II Site Investigations according to ASTM standards to identify risk and protect against environmental liability for real estate acquisitions and lending institutions; Exceeded client expectations, met deadlines, created new business opportunities and profitability by 25%.

Designed site-specific Health & Safety Plans and scope of work and maintained an unmatched safety record on all field projects

Developed a $250,000 proposal for potential environmental projects from existing clients-an untapped resource

Universe Technologies, San Antonio, Texas

Task Order Manager 2000 - 2001

Provided Environmental Technical Assistance to support, supervise, and maintain environmental compliance for the Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence (AFCEE) projects at Barksdale and the former Carswell Air Force Bases (AFBs).

Reviewed technical reports, provided multi-disciplinary support, researched innovative remedial technologies, recommended appropriate corrective action, completed statements of work, updated monthly project status, cost estimates, and interfaced with regulators for compliance

Attended Restoration Advisory Board and Project Team Meetings, conducted presentations on innovative technologies,

Exceeded client expectations and received letters of appreciation from AFCEE and monetary awards from upper level management for three consecutive quarters

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Dallas, Texas

Project Manager 1993 – 2000

Managed $1M budget within project scope and 80 LPST facilities in the Houston and Dallas areas, designed sampling plans, site-specific health and safety plans, submitted work plans, cost proposals for appropriate corrective action and implementation, bringing client into compliance with environmental rules and regulations

Awarded $2.5 million project upon completion of 46 Risk-Based Assessment, maintained an unmatched safety record, exceeded client expectations, met deadlines, created new business opportunities for the Houston market

Contributed to the success of the company during its restructuring phase by working more than 60 hours per week.


Master of Science (M.S.), Hazardous and Waste Materials Management, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Geology, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas

LVN, Nursing, Cy Fair College, Cypress, Texas


Microsoft Word, Excel, Paradox, Geographix, Power-Point, ATD3D Model


2017 TCEQ Environmental Trade Fair, Accident Investigation, Driving Safety

Process Equipment and Distillation, Process Systems, Above Ground Storage Tanks, Visible Emissions Evaluator, Inspection Techniques for Fugitive and VOC Emissions, Confine Space Entry, Industrial Boilers, VOC Control Devices

Continuous Emission Monitoring, Stationary Gas Turbines, Incinerators, Inspection of Gas Control Devices & Selected Industries, Principles of Environmental Compliance and Enforcement, Chemistry for Environmental Professionals,

10th Annual Inspector Workshop, Inspection Procedures and Safety, Control of Particulate Matter Emissions, Clean Air Compliance, Expert and Fact Witness

Chain of Custody for Field Investigators, Shoreline Cleanup and Assessment Techniques, Ethics for Geologist, Uniform Air Quality Training Program, Petroleum Refining

IDAC-Multi-Rae plus Multi-Gas Monitor, Tapelift Sampling, Passivated Stainless Steel Canister Sampling of VOCs, Toxic Vapor Analyzer,

USCG National Incident Management System (NIMS), Annual Air Investigators Training,

Process Safety Management, Public & Media Relations for Safety & Health Communications

2014 EPA Conference, 2014 TCEQ Environmental Trade Fair


40-Hour General Site Worker Training, 8-Hour OSHA Refresher, CPR/AED/First Aid

Oil and Gas Safety, H2S Safety, Accident Investigation, Emergency Preparedness:

Findings from CSB Accident Investigation, National Incident Management System

(NIMS) 100, 200, 700, 800, Confined Space Entry, No Escape: Dangers of Confined

Spaces, Health and Safety –CARB 202, Inspection Procedures and Safety, Legal

slips/Trips/Falls, Pandemic Cold/Flu, Resisting the Flu: How to minimize your risk

PPE and You, Myths about PPE, In Plant Safety, Vehicle Safety, Holiday Safety Tips

Heart Health, Welcome to AirVille, Dangers of Hot Work, Driving Safety, Road Rage

Staying Sharp, Fire at Formosa Plastics (Texas), Triangle Fire, Preventing and Managing

Computer Related Injuries, Safety in Chemical Plants, Legal Aspects of Safety

Injury Prevention Using Ergonomic Strategies, Understanding the Life Safety Coach

OSHA Recordkeeping, Safety Training Needs Assessment/Course Development


Professional Geologist - License Number 6310

Member of Toastmasters International –The Elocutioners Club

Publications Committee Vice-Chair –

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