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Customer Service Project

Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
December 20, 2018

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Michael Nichols

Environmental Consultant

Murfreesboro, TN



• Experience and knowledge of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act,

National Environmental Policy Act, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System,

Endangered Species Act, Historic Preservation Act, Archeological Resources Act,

Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act and Waters of the

United States Rule.

• Experience with 401, USACOE 404, TVA 26A, CGP, MS4

NEPA, NPDES, Title V, Tier I and II Permitting and compliance.

NHPA section 106

• Arborist, work on Emerald Ash Borer Project and Urban Tree

Canopy Survey .

• Wetland Delineation

• Habitat Surveys

• Environmental Site. Assessments

• Environmental Impact Statements

GIS – ArcGIS, ArcMap Collector, Survey 123, Cityworks

Analytics ( SAS, R, Excel )

IT ( SQL, Python )

MS Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word )

Air Testing

VOCs, asbestos, formaldehyde, radon, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, tropospheric ozone, lead,, particulates 2.5 and 10 microns,, furans, dioxins

• Water Testing

Dissolved oxygen, pH, alkalinity, hardness, turbidity, conductivity, Hg,

coliform bacteria, Polychlorobiphenyls, Polyfluroalkanes, 1,4 - Dioxane.

• Ground water, Aquifer Testing

• Point Source Sampling

CAD Civil 3D, HydroCAD, Hec Ras

Communication, Leadership, Training

Customer Service


B. S. Civil Engineering - Auburn University (1986)

B. S. Environmental Science - Middle Tennessee State University (1997)

( includes a double major in biology and chemistry, 20 hrs. Geosciences )

B. S. Mathematics - Middle Tennessee State University (1997)

M. P. H. Biostatistics - Emory University (2000)


Private Environmental Consultant - Murfreesboro, TN 01/14 –

Wetlands study, delineation.

Habitat surveys

Water, Air and Soil testing

Permitting : NEPA, NPDES, 401, 404, 26A, Title V

Tier II ePlan filing, CPRA

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans

Compliance inspections

Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements.

CERCLA, ASTM E 1527 specifications

GIS mapping, analysis

Delta 21, U. S. Forest Service 2016

• Tree Canopy Survey

• Emerald Ash Borer project.

• Trimble GNSS

• ArcMap

Williamson and Associates Engineering Consultants - Atlanta, GA 06/16 - 11/16


Structural envelope testing of buildings .

ASTM E 1105, AMAA 501.1, 501.2 and other test methods as determined.

Design and construction of test chambers.

Excel, CAD and MS Project

Consulting with project managers, contractors and manufacturers representatives

In regard to test results.

Rutherford County Engineering & Planning Dept. - Murfreesboro, TN 04/15 - 09/15

Storm Water Inspector

• Watershed Assessment- riparian buffer, erosion, macroinvertebrates, geomorphology

Inspection of bridges, culverts, pipe outfalls

Inspection of construction sites for TDEC and EPA stormwater compliance

Water testing PH, turbidity, hardness, alkalinity, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, Hg, Pb, dioxins, E-coli, Point Source Sampling.

ArcGIS and ArcMap Collector used to enter, edit and map data

MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word), MS Project, Adobe Acrobat Pro

City of Murfreesboro Codes Dept. Murfreesboro, TN 04/13 - 10/13

Crew Supervisor (Interim)

Inspection of property

Code enforcement of unkempt property, Right of Way violations, Egress violations, signage violations, zoning violations, abandoned vehicles, dumping.

Reporting violations to proper depts., police, public works.

ArcGIS, MS Office

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2012

• Stream Assessment Project

• GIS Mapping of watershed

Wilson Properties, LLC. – Nashville, TN 2008 - 2011

Environmental Consultant

Property acquisition for residential and commercial development

Title searches

Historic documentation

Deeds, encumbrances and property tax searches

Phase 1 and phase 2 environmental site assessments

Site testing and monitoring


ArcGIS suitability analysis

Donnell Construction - Knoxville, TN 2001 – 2007

Environmental Compliance / Field Engineer

Permitting USACOE 404, 401


Right of Way acquisition

ArcMap, ArcGIS

Streambank and wetlands restoration, mitigation

EPA, TDEC Storm Water site compliance inspection

Total Station, Level, Scanner, Trimble GNSS Unit

MS Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), MS Project

Murfreesboro Central Heating and Air - Murfreesboro, TN 1995 – 1998

Air Quality Specialist

Indoor air quality testing

Testing for VOC’s, mold, radon, silica, PCB’s, formaldehyde and the six criteria pollutants (carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, ground level ozone, lead, particulate matter)

Installing ambient air quality monitors and field testing


Six Sigma Certification – Villanova University Online

GIS Certification - ESRI


U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation

Water Testing Certification

Codes Zoning and Permitting ICC Certification

TDEC 1 Erosion Prevention and Sedimentation Control Certification

NHI Bridge Inspection courses

TDOT ROW for Local Governments


Golden Key Honor Society

American Statistical Association Award

Chi Epsilon


• Tennessee Environmental Council

• Harpeth River Conservancy

• Stones River Watershed Association

• Sierra Club

• Tennessee Stormwater Association

• The Nature Conservancy

• American Society of Civil Engineers

• American Statistical Association

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