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Environmental Scientist

Location:
Denver, CO
Salary:
$65,000 to $110,000
Posted:
May 12, 2020

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Erik W. Hartung

Lakewood, CO • adc6s3@r.postjobfree.com • 330-***-**** • LinkedIn

Environmental Scientist

A specialist in the development of different types of energy projects ranging from renewable sources to oil and gas as well as residential and commercial development projects throughout the US. Proficient in the preparation of local, state, and federal permits to initiate and operate energy resources and other land development projects. Possesses expertise in the mitigation process for the environment, wetlands, and endangered species to compatibly exist with energy generation technologies and other land developments. Professional Experience

Atwell, Lakewood, CO

Environmental Technician III (2019 – 2020) full-time Obtained federal, state, and local permits for renewable energy, residential and commercial development, and oil and gas projects. Interacted with clients, project teams, and subcontractors to identify project requirements and objectives to ensure these groups were dealing with these concerns efficiently and within budget. Performed biological evaluations, cultural resource surveys, mitigation planting and monitoring, post-construction oversight and coordination, nesting bird surveys, receptor surveys, threatened and endangered species (TES) habitat assessments, phase I environmental site assessments (Phase I ESAs), and wetland delineations in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Coordinated project schedules, information, and resources. Performed fieldwork, researched, and wrote technical reports on pertinent topics, including TES habitat assessments and wetland delineation reports. Successfully assisted the coordination and development of strategic land acquisition plans for multiple renewable energy projects.

Atwell, Independence, OH

Environmental Technician II (2017 – 2019) full-time Researched, prepared, submitted, and successfully obtained local, state, and federal permits for renewable energy, residential and commercial development, and oil and gas projects. Performed field world to gather data, research, and prepare numerous technical reports, including Phase I ESAs, TES habitat assessments, and wetland delineation reports. Helped to coordinate and develop strategic land acquisition plans for multiple renewable energy projects.

Conducted biological evaluations, cultural resource surveys, mitigation planting and monitoring, post- construction oversight and coordination, post-construction monitoring, nesting bird surveys, receptor surveys, TES habitat assessments, Phase I ESAs, and wetland delineations in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia. Cleveland Metroparks, Parma, OH

Natural Resource Specialist II – Hydrology Technician (2017) full-time Traveled in the Cleveland Metroparks reservations to monitor and manage natural resources. Collected, analyzed, and presented natural resource data internally and at external conferences, symposia, and meetings. Interfaced with partner organizations, such as the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District and the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District. Prepared and participated in public outreach programs. Erik W. Hartung ••• Page 2

Kent State University, Kent, OH

Teaching Fellow (2015 – 2017) full-time

Served as the instructor for the Biological Diversity Laboratory, comprised of over 150 students in six classes. Prepared and presented class lectures, supervised laboratory activities, and proctored exams. Researched, submitted, and was awarded grant funding to conduct independent ecological research and to prepare and publish the findings.

Kent State University, Kent, OH

Assistant (2013 – 2015) part-time (approximately 20 hours per week) Proactively communicated ideas and information across the college campus. Interacted with the professional staff to manage crises.

Wetland Ecology Research Lab, Kent State University, Kent, OH Laboratory Assistant (2013 – 2014) part-time (approximately 20 hours per week) Assisted with fieldwork and performed sampling, project design, and implementation. Collected and analyzed soil, water, and biological samples. Also tested for water quality. Education

Master of Science

Ecology

College of Arts and Sciences

Kent State University

Kent, Ohio (2017)

Bachelor of Science

Environmental and Conservation Biology

Honors College

Kent State University

Kent, Ohio (2015)

Certifications

OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER, Institute for Safety and Health Management, Arizona State University (2020) GHS and OSHA Hazardous Communication Certificate of Completion, Institute for Safety and Health Management, Arizona State University (2018)

Certified Depave Project Leader, Depave NEO, Cuyahoga River Restoration (2017) Certification of completion, Fundamentals of Ecosystem Ecology, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (2016) Headwater Habitat Evaluation Index Certified, Ohio EPA (2015) Certified Leader in Student Affairs, Kent State University (2013) Erik W. Hartung ••• Page 3

Honors / Awards

Cary Institute Fundamentals of Ecosystem Ecology Course Award (2015) People International Incorporated Scholarship (2015) James Rinier Conservation Scholarship (2013)

Yankee Oil and Gas Honors Scholarship (2012)

Kent State University Trustee Scholarship (2011)

Publications / Presentations

Costello, D. M., Hartung, E. W., Stoll, J. T., and Jefferson, A. J. 2020. Bioretention Cell Age and Construction Style Influence Stormwater Pollutant Dynamics. Science of the Total Environment 712, 135597. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135597.

Hartung, E. W, and Neudeck, L. Evaluating the Bank and Nonpoint Source Consequences of Sediment (BANCS) Method in the Cleveland Metroparks (poster). SEARCH: Symposium for Ecological Research, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland, Ohio, 2017.

Hartung, E. W. Metal Accumulation and Hydraulic Performance of Aging Bioretention Cells. Ohio Stormwater Conference, Sandusky, Ohio, 2017.

Hartung, E. W. Aging Bioretention Cells: Do They Still Function for Water Quality Improvement? Graduate Student Research Symposium, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 2017. Hartung, E. W, and D. M. Costello. Metal Accumulation and Hydraulic Performance of Aging Bioretention Cells

(invited poster). Case Western Reserve University Aquatic Ecology Seminar, Watershed Stewardship Center, Parma, Ohio, 2016.

Hartung, E. W, and D. M. Costello. Metal Accumulation and Hydraulic Performance of Aging Bioretention Cells. Midwest GEOBIO Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2016

Hartung, E. W, and D. M. Costello. Metal Accumulation and Hydraulic Performance of Aging Bioretention Cells

(poster). Kent State University Land and Water Symposium, Kent, Ohio, 2016. Hartung, E. W. Aging Bioretention Cells: Do They Still Function to Improve Water Quality? Advisory Board Meeting, Watershed Stewardship Center, Parma, Ohio, 2016. Volunteer Activities

Food pick-up and delivery, Denver Food Rescue, Denver, CO (2020) Game and activity facilitator, Glow at the Gardens, Denver, CO (2019) Tree and shrub planting and mulching, Depave NEO, Mayfield, OH (2017) Asphalt removal, Depave NEO, Mayfield, OH (2017)

Team Leader, Water Quality Safari, Kent State University, Kent, OH (2017) Judge, NEOHSTEM Science Fair, Kent, OH (2017)

Team Leader, Water Quality Safari, Kent State University, Kent, OH (2016) Judge, NEOSTEM Science Fair, Kent, OH (2016)

Poster presentation, Integrated Sciences Groundbreaking Event, Kent State University, Kent, OH (2015) Tree sapling planter, Kent State University Environmental Club, Kent, OH (2015)



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