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Project Manager Engineer

The Colony, TX, 75056
August 06, 2012

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The Colony, TX 75056


Highly organized results-oriented environmental health and safety professional with strong compliance background. Successful experience in creating and implementing policies and procedures. Outstanding leadership, interpersonal and written communication abilities.


MARTIN MARIETTA MATERIALS – Lewisville, TX 4/07- Present

Environmental Engineer

Completed regulatory compliance tasks ahead of schedule, ensuring compliance and saving the company potential fines. Provided Environmental expertise on issues at several facilities, including quarries, rail yards and distribution sites. Worked with regulatory agencies in multiple states to improve company compliance and community relations. Conducted facility audits to asses compliance with corporate and industry standards. Participated on Corporate team during major acquisition due diligence. Mentored facilities in Environmental aspects including compliance with air/water permits and environmental training.

RMT, Inc – Ann Arbor, MI 1/05 – 12/06

Environmental Scientist

On-site Environmental Health and Safety Assistance. Johns Manville (Richmond, Indiana)

Completed all required monthly, quarterly and semi-annual reports for facility. Initiated and implemented a chemical management plan to better track chemicals coming into the facility. Mentored newly hired Environmental Coordinator in EH&S aspects, including training and hazardous waste disposal. Compared current facility Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures Plan and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan with USEPA and IDEM rules and guidance and updated accordingly. Worked with hourly employees and management to update the Compliance Response, Preventive Maintenance and Compliance Monitoring Plans for Title V program. Participated as the EH&S representative during the Process Hazard Analysis for the Richmond Expansion Project.

Phase I Environmental Assessments (Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota)

Conducted over 20 Phase I environmental site assessments for industrial/manufacturing property owners, commercial property owners, and owners of vacant green parcels in accordance with standards established by the American Society for Testing and Materials (Environmental Site Assessments for Commercial Real Estate), E1527-00 and E1527-05

Environmental Management System Audits

Conducted management system audits for automotive suppliers, assessing conformance with corporate and industry standards. Reports included findings and recommendations with an overall performance score for benchmarking. Assisted in implementing and maintaining environmental management systems, including training new employees.

INTERTAPE POLYMER GROUP- Marysville, MI 3/03-12/04

EHS Engineer

Completed regulatory compliance tasks ahead of schedule, ensuring compliance and saving the company potential fines. Provided EH&S expertise on issues throughout the facility, along with an additional facility in KY. Worked with the regulatory agency to improve community relations. Initiated and implemented a chemical management plan to better track chemicals coming into the facility. Mentored facilities in EH&S aspects, including training and hazardous waste disposal. Participated on a corporate team developing policies and procedures pertaining to the implementation of the paper and other Web Coating MACT standards in the facilities throughout the organization.

RR DONNELLEY & SONS COMPANY- Crawfordsville, IN 3/01 – 8/02

EHS Professional

Completed regulatory compliance tasks ahead of schedule, and reorganized the filing system to better track compliance documentation. Provided EH&S expertise on major redesign project involving the consolidation of two–1,000,000 sq. ft. facilities into one 1,000,000–sq. ft. facility. Completed 80 hours of Six Sigma Green Belt training, with project emphasis on reducing waste and increasing efficiency and quality using data and statistical analysis. Worked with the regulatory agency to improve community relations. Initiated and implemented chemical management plans throughout the division, which resulted in a reduction in the amount of chemicals going to the local POTW, a reduction in surcharges, and a savings to the company of approximately $10,000/year. Worked with other facilities to implement contingency and emergency plans for responding to major HAZMAT events; including employee training and coordination with local emergency responders.


Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist

Implemented the first competitive biding process for contracts, which resulted in eliminating a known hazardous substance and replacing it with a safer product. Developed and administered the first OSHA training in 12 years with limited resources and without using consultants. Completed regulatory compliance tasks ahead of schedule, saving the company potential fines and ensuring compliance. Initiated and implemented improved contingency and emergency plans and procedures utilizing the Anderson Fire Department. Redesigned the accident reporting process, improving employee participation in capturing relevant data. Worked with Information Systems to create a more effective tool for maintaining Material Safety Data Sheets. Worked with Plant Services to recycle more scrap powder and metal, reducing the amount of material sent to the landfill, and saving the company approximately $4,000/year.

CEI ENVIRONMENTAL - Indianapolis, IN 8/95-12/98

Project Manager

Managed finances and operation aspects of the Indianapolis office. Clients included the Big Three Automakers. Performed site investigations for clients, including banks, gasoline stations, and hotels. Oversaw and managed North American Chrysler Plants, ensuring regulatory compliance with federal, state, and local ordinances and statutes. Also administered employee training to ensure continued compliance. Secured bids and conducted Phase I environmental site investigations for major retail sites around the state.


Project Manager (1992-1995)

Project Geologist (1992 - 1995)

Promoted to Project Manager after only three months of service. Served as the only geologist, managing own projects along with those of six other staff members. Assumed leadership for the field technicians, ensuring appropriate staffing and expertise was provided at specific sites. Averaged 13 major projects at all times including tank removals, site investigations and site remediations. Provided leadership for company's previously challenged environmental projects by improving relationships with regulators, resulting in effective site closures.

Coached and mentored inexperienced project managers increasing their knowledge and improving their effectiveness


Project Geologist

Served initially as field technician, and assumed responsibilities of a project geologist after 6 months. Oversaw two major projects, which included installation of 30 groundwater monitoring wells and tracking of contaminants in a major resort area, including securing access to neighboring properties.

Education and Training

B.S., Geology, Lake Superior State University - Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Minor – English, Language and Literature

Strictly Business: The Dale Carnegie Immersion Seminar

Incident Commander Training for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Annual 8-Hour Refreshers

National Safety Council - Principles of Occupational Safety and Health

Hazardous Waste Management - The Complete Course/Advanced RCRA

DOT Hazardous Materials

UAW - Health & Safety Train the Trainer

EPCRA/TRI Region 5 Advanced TRI Course – including Reporting Software

Dakota Auditor Training

Registrations and Certifications

Registered Environmental Manager – REM 582958984

Certified Safety Environmental and Emergency Manager – CSEM 21387829

Certified Professional Geologist - CPG 09986


National Registry of Environmental Professionals

American Institute of Professional Geologists

Member of the National Safety Council

Society of Texas Environmental Professionals

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