KEVIN SHELBURNE, P.G.
**** *. ********* **., **** Myers, FL 33905
775-***-**** • ************@********.** & www.mineh2oman.vpweb.com
SENIOR HYDROGEOLOGIST – PROJECT MANAGER
Seasoned, results-oriented hydrology and environmental consulting professional with over 25 years experience in challenging, diverse operating environments. Impact corporate performance through skillful development, enhancement and execution of technical projects for global corporation and much smaller organizations. Reputable for improving operations and reducing costs through skillful allocation of available resources with constant sense of urgency. Team builder, leader and individual contributor focused on continuous delivery of highest quality services and operating results. Areas of expertise:
Mine Dewatering and Management • Hydrogeologic Investigations • Water Supply Studies
Geophysical Interpretation • Uranium ISL • Field & Drilling Operations • Environmental Assessment • Remediation • Reporting Oral & Written Communication • Presentations • Project and Contractor Management • Planning • Process Improvement & Problem Solving • RFP & Cost Forecasting Preparation • Purchasing • Permitting • Regulatory Compliance • Expert Witness
ROBINSON NEVADA MINING COMPANY, Ely, Nevada • 2010-2012
International copper/gold mining company with operations in Canada, United States and Chile.
Senior Mining Hydrogeologist
Direct Robinson Nevada mine dewatering operations, pumping and discharging 600,000 gallons per month. Budget and administer $13M program. Develop comprehensive dewatering plan, design and construct dewatering wells, source drilling contractors, purchase services and equipment, and oversee contractor and pump selection and installation. Prepare periodic dewatering status reports. Supported by 2 junior engineers.
• Drove previously lagging dewatering program to exceed mine plan objectives for water drawdown, increased water volume pumped and well utilization percentage in first year on job.
• Increased operating dewatering wells by 130%, from 10 to 23, increasing production to over 22K gallons per minute.
• Mine dewatering resulted in depressurization of pit walls and slope stability.
• Garnered management recognition for exceptional performance, including early salary increase and bonus payment.
IINA BA, INC., Farmington, New Mexico • 2009-2010
Native American-owned and operated firm providing engineering, environmental, surveying and construction management services.
Senior Hydrogeologist / Manager, Environmental Division
Fielded and prepared proposals for hydrogeologic and water resource investigations, and Uranium Mine Tailings Reclamation and Cleanup (UMTRCA) facility contamination study. Planned and managed projects for developing, installing and operating remediation systems and programs, including environmental assessments, water well installations, water treatment studies and solute transport modeling. Interfaced with clients and regulatory agencies. Engaged and managed external consultants and contractors. Oversaw field operations and budget tracking. Wrote, reviewed and edited project reports and cost proposals.
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• Brought organization and database improvement to previously inefficient business operations.
• Improved cost tracking, record keeping and overall project visibility.
• Won new $300K competitive project bid with Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency.
ON SITE LABS, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico • 1995-2003
Environmental sampling and testing company providing on-site analytical testing services, fixed base lab services and subsurface sampling to major international corporations and government agencies.
Co-owner / Director of Operations
Managed day to day lab operations, provided quality oversight on analytical reports and operated gas chromatograph. Developed new business, interfaced with clients and regulatory agencies, tracked P&L and managed and mentored staff. Assisted clients in the design, implementation and execution of remediation projects. Operated direct push Geoprobe drilling rig to obtain subsurface soil, vapor and ground water samples for analysis. Installed mini-monitoring wells and performed remedial injection of ORC-type compounds at client sites.
• Started laboratory service type previously unknown in Puerto Rico, requiring sale of new service concept prior to marketing and selling actual service projects.
• Built solid client base based on superior services delivered on-time and within budget.
• Company was profitable six months after startup.
• Sold successful business to Pace Analytical Labs, largest laboratory in US.
NINYO & MOORE, San Diego, California • 1987-1995
Geotechnical and environmental consulting firm with geotechnical testing laboratory.
Manager, Environmental Division
Developed and managed new Environmental Division for geotechnical firm with no prior enterprise experience. Hired and managed multidisciplinary staff of 15 as business volume grew. Initiated intensive, sustained marketing campaign to build on excellent geotechnical reputation. Performed Phase I and II investigations and developed and implemented remediation programs for RCRA and CERCLA projects. Drilled and constructed municipal water supply wells.
• Achieved steadily growing presence in spite of well established, nationally known competitors.
• Generated $2M revenues in 1995, much of it from repeat business.
• Earned service appreciation recognition from clients for superior performance.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN ENERGY COMPANY, Denver, Colorado
Mining exploration, development, engineering and operations subsidiary of Union Pacific Railroad.
Collaborated with all departments on uranium, coal, lignite, trona and gold mining projects as company’s sole hydrogeologist. Worked throughout Wyoming with little supervision. Designed and installed mine supply and dewatering wells for open pit and in situ uranium, and coal mining operations. Oversaw piezometer construction, hydraulic testing, and instrumentation installation. Performed over 300 pump tests and analyses. Developed and maintained hydrologic and water quality data bases. Ran computer modeling software (MODFLOW, Surfer, etc.).
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• Constructed, pump tested and analyzed 300+ monitoring wells for various mining properties.
• Key participant in RME’s uranium in situ leach R&D project.
• Developed sterling reputation for dependability and professionalism in all assignments.
Master of Science in Hydrology
New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, New Mexico
Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences, with Geology minor
Chico State University, Chico, California
California Registered Professional Geologist #5137
MSHA Certification (current)
40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER (refresher needed)
Computer Modeling Certification
Gas Chromatograph Operator Training
Expanded Leadership Skills Certification
Loss Prevention Certification
Microsoft Word, Excel, Projects, Access, Power Point
MODFLOW, AQTESOLV, SURFER, TRACER Modeling