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Project Manager Environmental

Indian Trail, North Carolina, 28110, United States
May 29, 2010

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Brian T. Olin, PG

**** ***** ****** ***

Monroe, NC 28110

Phone: 704-***-****

Summary: Mr. Olin has 15 years experience as a geologist in the environmental field. During this time he has been responsible for a diverse range of projects in numerous states. Mr. Olin is seeking a position as a Project Manager/ Geologist in the environmental field where he can use his diverse experience to help develop effective environmental strategies for his company and clients.

Skills: Mr. Olin has extensive experience generating technical reports, and in environmental site assessment and remediation. He has saved clients significant time and money by developing innovative remedial strategies. He is proficient in Microsoft Office and PARCEL. Experience includes: Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), industrial site audits, directing junior staff and field investigations, project management.

Work Experience:

-SampleServe (8/09-present)

Start up and run a Charlotte office for, a company that provides environmental well sampling and web based reporting, includes marketing of services.

-Independent Consultant (4/09-present) (4/07-3/08)

Working as an independent contractor conducting Phase I ESAs and limited environmental sampling. Independent contractor for Land America Corporation as a Professional Assessor performing and reviewing Phase I ESAs. Also conduct limited radon, asbestos, and lead paint sampling.

-Shield Engineering (Project Manager 1/08-2/09)

-Directed work, prepared pre-approval forms, and reports (LSAs, CSAs, CAPs) for work conducted under the NCDENR Trust Fund Program and other NCDENR and SCDHEC programs. Conducted environmental compliance audits of industrial facilities. Oversight and co-ordination of projects including: budget tracking, schedules, proposals and directing contractors and field staff.

-Coordinated Emergency Spill Response throughout the US for transportation and insurance companies. Reviewed emergency spill cleanup claims for environmental compliance and cost reasonableness for insurance companies.

 Brought in and developed $250,000 mine permitting and monitoring job.

-Environmental Waste Management Associates, LLC (EWMA)

(Senior Geologist 1/06-1/08) (Geologist 7/02-1/06)

-Developed sampling plans, conducted UST Investigations, Preliminary Assessments, Phase I and II ESAs, monitoring well installations, soil sampling, geologic logging, Natural Resource Injury calculations, Deed Notices, and Natural Attenuation Proposals. Collected, analyzed and interpreted scientific data, generated environmental reports including Site and Remedial Investigation Reports and Corrective Action Workplans at UST sites, dry cleaners, and industrial sites including chemical and dye manufacturers, and metal plating and finishing operations for submission to the state.

-Prepared cost estimates and proposals, collection and analysis of site data for remedial system design including: air sparge/SVE, monitored natural attenuation, ORC™, surfactant treatment, zero valent iron (ZVI), and chemical oxidation. Performed aquifer testing, ground water contouring and contaminant modeling, directed membrane interface probe and down-hole geophysical investigations. Oversaw and coordinated field activities by contractors and field staff, meetings with clients and state environmental officials on project plans. Responsible for conducting work and preparing reports on several large scale and guaranteed cost clean-ups, with minimal oversight from Project Manager.

 While helping direct an investigation and clean-up for a large industrial facility, designed a ZVI Barrier in conjunction with a surfactant injection as part of a downtown redevelopment project allowing reduced costs and rapid turnaround for high profile project.

 Spearheaded investigation on a site that had been remediated but had issues with recurring free-product. Designed a remedial strategy that determined some source material beneath the building had been missed and removed it using a combination of surfactant and ORC™ treatment. This approach finally addressed the residual free product and received a ‘No Further Action’ allowing the completion of a property transaction.

-Excel Environmental Resources, Inc. (Assistant Project Manager/Project Geologist 2/02-7/02)

-Developed sampling plans, UST Investigations, Preliminary Assessments, monitoring well installations, soil sampling, analyzing and interpreting scientific data, and generating environmental reports for submission to the state. Performed groundwater and contaminant plume modeling. Preparation of cost estimates and work scopes.

 Field directed a preliminary investigation of a former asphalt plant and historic landfill with potential hazardous chemical dumping for a municipality in southern New Jersey utilizing state grant funds, in preparation for possible future redevelopment of the property.

-Envirotech Consultants, Inc. (Geologist 4/98-2/02)

Performed UST Investigations, monitoring well design and installations, Phase I and II Site Assessments, soil and groundwater sampling, analyzed scientific data. Prepared Classification Exemption Areas, generated environmental reports and workplans. Conducted slug tests, groundwater and contaminant modeling, and implementation of landfill closure, remediation and associated report and permit preparation. Planned and implemented remedial systems entailing, bioremediation, skimmer systems, natural attenuation, and chemical oxidation. Survey monitoring wells using surveying equipment and GPS.

-Raritan Enviro Science/ GA Environmental Services, Inc.

(Staff Geologist 8/94-8/97) (Project Geologist (8/97-4/98)

Performed soil and groundwater sampling, analyzed scientific data, generated remedial and geologic reports in association with environmental investigations. Installed and designed monitoring wells, hydrogeologic investigations including: slug tests, pump tests, tidal studies and groundwater analyses. Included extensive work for the City of New York, office computer network administrator.

Education: - BS in Geology and Marine Science from the University of Miami (5/94).

- Ground Water in Fractured Bedrock (0.6 CEUs) 2006

Certifications: - North Carolina Licensed Professional Geologist (PG)

- Certified Professional Geologist- AIPG

- NJ UST Certification: Closure & Subsurface Evaluator

- OSHA 40 hr.

- Environmental Professional as defined by EPA’s AAI requirements

- API Petroleum Station Contractor Safety Qualification Program

- First Aid & CPR certified


- Carolina Geologic Society

- North Carolina Association of Environmental Professionals

- Eagle Scout, BSA

- Boy Scout Leader (1994 – Present)

- Student Leadership Certificate at the University of Miami

- Judged Environmental category for North Jersey Regional Science Fair (2005 & 2006)

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