Expertise:

  • Groundwater and Soil Remediation
  • Remediation System Design
  • Pipe/Pump Network Modeling
  • Civil Infrastructure Design
  • Electrical Control Systems and Instrumentation Design
  • SCADA Systems Design
  • Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, Remedial Design, and Remedial Action
  • Mechanical and Electrical System Design
  • In Situ Remediation

  • Full Profile

    Jack has over 20 years of experience in environmental consulting. He has served as an engineer and a project manager for numerous projects involving groundwater, soil, and sediment remediation in a variety of challenging media, including fractured bedrock. He has developed remedial strategies and conceptual designs for numerous sites impacted with chlorinated solvents, petroleum products, heavy metals, and other hazardous wastes. Jack has conducted field pilot studies and has performed detailed system design and implementation of numerous remedial technologies, including groundwater recovery and treatment, air sparging, soil vapor extraction systems, and multi­-phase extraction, as well as the in situ and ex situ bioremediation of soil and groundwater. Jack managed the development of a web-based Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) software product, ScadaLive, and has streamlined dozens of client remediation systems using custom electrical controls and remote monitoring (SCADA) systems. He has also streamlined operation, maintenance, and monitoring (OM&M) sites for numerous clients.

    For over 8 years, Jack supervised and mentored a team of engineers and technicians who prepare remedial action plans, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Measures Studies, and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Feasibility Studies as well as the detailed design, cost estimating, permitting, implementation, and operation and maintenance (O&M) of remediation systems.

    As a project manager, Jack has been responsible for preparing workplans and budgets, leading technical and administrative staff of various disciplines, contracting and managing subcontractors, and coordinating field and office efforts on remediation, renewable energy, electrical controls/SCADA, and environmental and safety compliance auditing projects.

    Education

    • B.S., Civil Engineering,University of Iowa

    Certifications and Training

    • 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Training and Current 8-Hour Refresher Course and Supervisor Training
    • Registered Professional Engineer – Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Connecticut, and Maine. Registered with National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)

    Key Experience

    Industry Experience

    Legacy Brownfield Facility, Canada

    Senior Project Manager

    For over five years, managed the engineering and construction of system improvements, environmental compliance, as well as the day-to-day water management treatment operations at a former phosphate fertilizer plant in Canada. The site is in the process of being redeveloped into a wildlife habitat/refuge for its owner, a global chemical corporation. Successfully established and managed the $2.0 million per year operations budget, reducing owner costs while remaining a profitable client. Designed and permitted an 800 gallon per minute (GPM) pumping system including new wet well lift station, new gravity-flow piping, and force main piping and controls system to efficiently convey, store, and treat over 1.1 million gallons per day (MGD) of contaminated water. Trained and guided a team of inexperienced employees to operate the site safely, effectively, and efficiently. Successfully negotiated with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks to reduce regulatory requirements and advance the transition of the facility toward the owner’s goals.

    BP Corporate, Decatur, Alabama

    Senior Project Engineer

    Led a team of environmental professionals (client and consultant) in the design and implementation of a mobile multi-phase extraction system to maximize recovery of light non-aqueous phase liquid (LNAPL) hydrocarbons in groundwater at a chemical production facility. The system, which was built on a 50-foot semitrailer, included twin liquid-ring vacuum pumps, condensers and heat exchangers, a chiller unit, a vapor phase activated carbon system, and a custom electrical control system, including remote monitoring and control using a custom-designed, Web-based SCADA system.

    Former City of Rhinelander Landfill, Rhinelander, Wisconsin

    Senior Project Engineer

    Prepared the conceptual design and supervised the detailed design of a groundwater extraction system for the hydraulic control of groundwater contaminated by landfill leachate. The work included the development of plans and specifications for contractor bids. The system featured five recovery wells and a one-half mile long discharge force main installed under a waterway via directional drilling. The system was controlled by a custom programmable logic controller (PLC)-based control panel to allow for the remote monitoring and control of the system via telemetry.

    Dana Corporation, Multiple Sites in Hagerstown, Indiana

    Senior Project Engineer

    Led the conceptual and detailed design and implementation of an in situ bioremediation pilot test, which circulated amended groundwater within an aquifer to stimulate cometabolic degradation of chlorinated compounds beneath an industrial facility. Led the design and implementation of 10 individual in situ aerobic cometabolism systems that operate automatically inside, and in the vicinity, of an active manufacturing facility. The systems recirculate groundwater within the aquifer after diffusing compressed methane and oxygen into the water stream. All 10 systems operate independently but are monitored and controlled remotely via a custom SCADA system.

    International Paper, Gaylord, Michigan

    Senior Project Engineer

    Reviewed the feasibility of in situ groundwater remediation options to address high levels of nitrates, ammonia, and total dissolved solids in groundwater. Led the design and oversaw the implementation and startup of a vertical circulation well system to assess the vertical circulation well’s ability to treat a nitrate and ammonia groundwater contaminant plume. Subsequently provided lead technical coordination and quality assurance oversight on the continued operation and evaluation of the results of the system. Supervised the detailed design and implementation of two additional similar systems based on the success of the initial system.

    Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Nekoosa, Wisconsin

    Senior Project Engineer

    Developed the technical specifications and construction plans for the implementation of a mobile landfill gas collection system that consisted of dual centrifugal blowers and a moisture separator with an automated pump-down system, integrated with a semi-enclosed flare system.

    Tecumseh Products Company, Grafton, Wisconsin

    Senior Project Engineer

    Led technical staff in evaluating the feasibility of in situ reductive dechlorination of trichloroethene (TCE) in groundwater below an active manufacturing facility. Led the detailed design and implementation of both an injection and an infiltration system in two separate areas of the facility. The system was constructed in 2002 and has successfully reduced the concentration of chlorinated solvents in the groundwater.

    Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, Illinois

    Senior Project Engineer

    Co-wrote a focused feasibility study and pre-design work plan to address soil and groundwater contaminated by chlorinated solvents at three major source areas on the site. The feasibility study included detailed descriptions, evaluations, and cost estimates of six remedial alternatives that included phytoremediation, multi-phase extraction, in situ enhanced bioremediation via reductive dechlorination (lactate injection), and in situ thermal treatment. Other alternatives that were evaluated, but omitted by the client, were six-phase soil heating and permeable reactive barriers using zero-valent iron. Planned, conducted, and evaluated pilot testing of multi-phase extraction (MPE)/soil vapor extraction (SVE) systems at three separate locations at the site.

    Ashland Chemical Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Senior Project Engineer

    Prepared a corrective measures study to evaluate a final corrective measure for remediating soil and groundwater impacted by chlorinated solvents and petroleum products at a chemical distribution facility with complex subsurface conditions. Conducted an evaluation of the biodegradation potential of chlorinated solvents in groundwater. Natural attenuation, using a phased closure approach, was the recommended action due to the absence of receptors and risk. Supervised the preparation of a Corrective Measures Implementation report and final design that gained regulatory approval for implementation at one of the largest phytoremediation projects in the country and was the first in Wisconsin to cost-effectively address volatile organic compound (VOC) impacts in soil and shallow groundwater at the site. Over 500 hybrid poplar trees were planted using innovative methods to penetrate concrete debris in the subsurface and to minimize the fugitive emission of contaminant vapors to a nearby residential area.

    Dana Corporation, Perfect Circle Division, Hagerstown, Indiana

    Senior Project Engineer

    Planned and coordinated the in situ treatment of approximately 10,000 cubic yards of soil contaminated with hexavalent chromium using a patented chemical reduction process. Coordinated laboratory treatability testing for chemical dosage optimization, collaborated in the writing of the remedial action plan for soil under the Indiana Voluntary Remediation Program, and produced plans and specifications for the in situ mixing of the treatment reagents with the soil, using a mobile injection treatment unit, which is a modified trenching machine technology patented by others. The site was previously a two-story, 17,000-square-foot chrome-plating building that was demolished and removed as solid waste and hazardous debris. Designed and supervised the construction of a paved parking lot on top of the treated soil, which eliminated the requirement for the off-site disposal of impacted soil, saving thousands of dollars for the client and providing additional parking space at the facility.

    General Thermodynamics, Inc., Wisconsin

    Senior Project Engineer

    Supervised the production of a remedial action plan and an injection permit request for the implementation of in situ chemical oxidation using Fenton’s reagent to address high concentrations of TCE in the source area saturated zone. Implemented an SVE system to reduce the TCE mass in the unsaturated zone at the site.

    First National Bank, Viola, Wisconsin

    Project Manager

    Conducted a remedial investigation of groundwater and soil contaminated with chlorinated solvents (e.g., tetrachloroethene (PCE) and TCE). Worked closely with the state regulatory agency to obtain a monitor-only status at this site.

    Commercial Laundering Facility, California

    Senior Project Engineer

    Supervised the detailed design and coordinated the implementation of a 200 GPM groundwater recovery and treatment system to hydraulically contain a TCE plume from further impacting a city water supply well. The system was installed on, and adjacent to, an active golf course, and featured directional drilling techniques to minimize surface disruptions when installing underground piping. Injection wells were used to dispose treated water and to enhance the hydraulic control of the plume. The treatment system’s components included a low-profile air stripper, bag filters, and liquid-phase carbon filters, as well as a control panel equipped with telemetry.

    Plastic Bag Extrusion Facility, California

    Project Manager / Senior Project Engineer

    Supervised the pilot testing of an SVE system. Also developed a remedial action work plan and designed and coordinated the system’s implementation. The system was designed to recover TCE from source areas in the soil below the active plant’s floor, and required close coordination with plant management to integrate piping and equipment with the facility’s existing complex pipe network.

    NIBCO, South Glens Falls, New York

    Senior Project Engineer

    Performed preliminary feasibility and cost estimates for the in situ and ex situ remediation of lead-contaminated soil by chemical and physical treatment technologies.

    Bulk Petroleum Facility, Wisconsin

    Project Engineer

    Conceptualized the innovative design and managed the operation of a multitechnology in situ groundwater and soil remediation system at a former bulk petroleum facility. The enhanced bioremediation system used nutrient delivery through a system of infiltration zones with air sparging, SVE, and pump-and-treat technologies.

    Mechanical Systems, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin

    Senior Project Engineer

    Prepared a remedial action plan to address petroleum-impacted groundwater beneath an active manufacturing plant. Conventional in situ technologies, such as air sparging, would have been effective given the subsurface characteristics and contaminants, but the generation of vapors from air sparging and the potential for the accumulation of the vapors beneath or inside the plant posed unacceptable risks to workers. Evaluated a then-emerging technology— oxygen release compound—and worked closely with regulators to obtain approval for its application at the site. The magnesium peroxide compound was applied using seven closely spaced wells installed in the source area adjacent to the plant to allow oxygen to diffuse into the groundwater to enhance aerobic biodegradation of the dissolved petroleum under the building as well as under the source area. Site closure was obtained in less than 3 years after the remedy’s implementation.

    Fabens Tire, Fabens, Texas

    Senior Project Engineer

    Supervised the detailed design of a multi-phase extraction system for the recovery of vapor- and dissolved-phase petroleum and free-phase petroleum product in groundwater. The work included the development of plans and specifications and a cost estimate. The system used a liquid-ring pump system, an oil/water separator, air stripping of groundwater (to remove dissolved petroleum), and catalytic oxidation for vapor treatment. The system was controlled by a custom PLC-based control panel to allow remote monitoring and control of the system via telemetry.

    Dana Corporation, Plumley Company, Crenshaw, Mississippi

    Senior Project Engineer

    Prepared a remedial alternatives and cost analysis for the remediation of plasticizers in groundwater at a rubber hose manufacturing plant. Planned, coordinated, and conducted a field-scale pilot test of multi-phase extraction technology using a liquid-ring pump and two extraction wells installed diagonally under the plant.

    Wisconsin Power and Light, Janesville, Wisconsin

    Senior Project Engineer

    Served as lead engineer for the design and construction of a deep biosparging system designed to create an in situ aerobic “wall” to control the off-site migration of manufactured gas plant wastes. Conducted a multi-phase field-scale pilot test, which involved injecting air at shallow, intermediate, and deep groundwater intervals and extracting vapors with a pilot-scale SVE system prior to design.

    Wood Treatment Plant, Wisconsin

    Project Engineer

    Prepared a remedial alternatives analysis for the remediation of soil and groundwater contaminated with pentachlorophenol (PCP) and dioxins for a state environmental repair fund project. Designed, installed, and operated a field-scale pilot groundwater extraction and treatment system for an aquifer pumping test, using automatic controls, granular-activated carbon canisters, and a 22,000-gallon mobile frac tank to contain the water prior to discharge until laboratory analyses confirmed the treatment’s effectiveness.

    Former Holms Motors, Tigerton, Wisconsin

    Senior Project Engineer

    Prepared a remedial action plan and conducted a pilot test for the in situ remediation technologies at a gasoline-impacted former service station. Designed and prepared plans and specifications; and provided quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) during the construction and startup, operation, and final shutdown of the remediation system that included air sparging, soil vapor extraction, and groundwater extraction. The design included the installation of piping under a state highway via horizontal drilling. Site closure was obtained in less than 3 years after the implementation of the remedy.

    Kara Enterprises, Formerly Koos, Wisconsin

    Project Manager and Engineer

    Prepared a remedial action plan and conducted a pilot test for in situ remediation technologies at a gasoline and kerosene-impacted site that was awaiting cleanup for property transaction. Designed and prepared plans and specifications and provided QA/QC during the construction and startup, operation, and final shutdown of the remediation system that included air sparging, soil vapor extraction, and groundwater extraction. The client’s goal for site closure was met ahead of schedule.

    U.S. Oil, Menasha Bulk Facility, Menasha, Wisconsin

    Senior Project Engineer

    Prepared a remedial action plan for the remediation of petroleum-impacted soil and groundwater at a former bulk facility and service station. Conducted a field-scale air sparging and SVE pilot study, and supervised the detailed design of the system, including the bid package for construction. Supervised the construction, startup, and operation of the remediation system.

    Multiple Clients, Wisconsin

    Project Engineer

    Conducted multi-interval pilot testing in fractured dolomite bedrock, using packers to isolate target intervals to test the effectiveness of SVE and groundwater extraction technologies. Designed vapor extraction systems to remediate free product and vapor-phase petroleum in fractured bedrock. Sites included the following:

    • Mobil – Ripon
    • University of Wisconsin – Madison, Arlington Agricultural Research Center
    • University of Wisconsin – Madison, Charmany Farms

    Jenkel Oil Bulk Facility, U.S. Oil, Kimberly, Wisconsin

    Project Engineer

    Prepared remedial action plan and bid specifications for the remediation of more than 10,000 tons of petroleum-contaminated clay-type soil. Performed a preliminary biofeasibility study for in situ soil remediation. Negative results of the evaluation resulted in the excavation and off-site biopile treatment of the soil.

    Operation, Monitoring, and Maintenance of Remediation Systems, Wisconsin

    Senior Project Engineer

    Provided technical QA/QC, general engineering, and troubleshooting support on more than 50 soil and groundwater remediation systems to include groundwater extraction and treatment, air sparging, SVE, multi-phase extraction, tray-type air strippers, diffused aeration tanks, granular-activated carbon, bag filtration, sequestering agent injection, PLC-based controls and programming, and telemetry.

    Explosives in Soil Remediation Research – University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Senior Project Engineer

    Conducted research in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin and the U.S. Department of Defense on the biodegradation of 2,4 DNT (dinitrotoluene) in soil from a former ammunition plant. Pseudomonas organisms were isolated from explosives-contaminated soil at the ammunition plant. They were grown and then added to bins of soil contaminated with the explosives at varying concentrations. Designed, set up, and operated the experiments. Applied organisms and a nutrient mix to the soil according to the experiment design. Collected and evaluated data for the final report on this successful research project.

    Pesticide Contamination Cleanup, Wisconsin

    Project Manager and Engineer

    Managed a pesticide contamination cleanup in northern Wisconsin, which involved the remediation of atrazine-, alachlor-, and metolachlor-contaminated soil by excavation and land application.

    Wisconsin Centrifugal, Waukesha, Wisconsin

    Project Engineer

    Completed a Baseline Monitoring Report and the proposed operational modifications to batch discharges to allow a casting foundry to maintain operations and remain in compliance with the discharge permit.

    Commercial Laundering Facility, Oregon

    Senior Project Engineer

    Supervised the detailed design, construction, and in-field testing of a diffused aeration wastewater treatment system. The system was used in several pilot tests to determine the feasibility of treating wastewater from washing solvent-laden print towels. Data gathered during the pilot tests were used to project full-scale systems at several facilities nationwide.

    Corrugated Container Facility, Wisconsin

    Project Manager and Engineer

    Designed and managed the construction and operation of a forced-air biopile for the remediation of 1,500 cubic yards of fuel oil−contaminated soil. The project reached closure levels in 9 months.

    Municipal Solid Waste Facilities, Wisconsin

    Senior Project Engineer

    Produced regulatory agency−approved plans of operation for the construction and operation of contaminated soil treatment facilities for two county landfills, allowing each to accept and treat more than 10,000 tons of petroleum-contaminated soil per year, and to beneficially reuse the soil within each landfill. Designed and directed the construction of forced-air and passively-vented biopiles for the bioremediation of petroleum-contaminated soil at the facilities.

    Badger Mining Company, Wisconsin

    Project Engineer

    Designed and directed the construction of a passively-vented biopile for the bioremediation of 1,000 cubic yards of petroleum-contaminated soil.

    Bowater Coated Paper and Pulp, Catawba, South Carolina

    Senior Project Engineer

    Supported the project team in the development of a preliminary design of an effluent diffuser in the Catawba River to replace the existing diffuser, based on minimizing the predicted future permit limits.

    Commercial Real Estate Sites – Wisconsin, Illinois, Massachusetts, and California

    Senior Project Engineer

    Completed pre-purchase Phase I environmental site assessments (ESAs) on multiple sites in Wisconsin and Illinois. Following completion of Phase II ESAs on several sites across the country, developed conceptual remedial approaches and designs in order to establish estimated costs and priorities for remedial action at industrial sites. Supervised engineering staff in the preparation of budget-level cost estimates for remedial action. Completed work in an expedited fashion that allowed results to be used in negotiating the sale price of the facilities.

    Renewable Energy Experience

    Windstar Wind Farm, 120 MW, 230 kV, Kern County, California

    Engineering Manager

    This American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) project features 60 Gamesa G-80 and G-87 2.0-megawatt (MW) turbines located on three non-contiguous resource areas with seismic, mountainous terrain, and high-altitude considerations, interconnected via two separate 220 kilovolt (kV) collector substations to California Independent System Operator (CAISO) via Southern California Edison’s Vincent Substation and the privately-owned Wilderness and Sagebrush 220 kV lines. Led a team of electrical, civil, geotechnical, foundation, and permit engineers and technicians in the engineering design effort for the entire project. Responsible for all of the engineering associated with the civil infrastructure, turbine foundations, Patrick and Henderson (P&H) tensionless tube, 34.5 kV underground collector system, two 230 kV collector substations and two transmission line taps, as well as coordination of permit details related to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) process. Directly interfaced with the utility to coordinate design details and changes to one of three Large Generator Interconnection Agreements (LGIAs) on the project. Directly interfaced with private transmission line owners (separate from the utility) to coordinate design details and changes in the other two LGIAs for interconnection of each substation to the transmission lines. Led electrical engineering staff from customer, RMT Inc., utility, and transmission line owner in studying and designing overall approach to complex VAr compensation requirements, including series capacitors as well as medium- and high-voltage switched shunt capacitors.

    Flat Ridge Wind Farm and Transmission Line, 100 MW, 138 kV, 4 miles, Barber County, Kansas

    Engineering Manager

    Led a team of electrical, civil, and geotechnical engineers and technicians. Responsible for the engineering associated with the collector substation and transmission line, as well as coordination of design details with the collector system and interconnect substation. Performed troubleshooting and coordination of construction issues at the wind farm site. The wind farm features 40 Clipper 1.5 MW turbines interconnected to Sunflower Electric Power Corporation utility through more than 4.1 miles of overhead 138-kV cable, a 138-kV substation, and 138-kV interconnect switchyard.

    Lost Creek Ridge Wind Farm, 150 MW, DeKalb County, Missouri

    Foundation Engineering Manager

    Led a team of geotechnical and structural engineers and technicians in the design and construction quality control of octagonal spread foundations for 100 GE XLE 1.5 MW turbines. The site had high water table issues to consider. Successfully managed third-party technical review of foundation design for finance company’s independent review team.

    EcoImagination Prototype 1.6 MW Wind Turbine, 1.6 MW, Kern County, California

    Engineering Manager

    This extremely fast-paced project featured the initial installation of the GE 1.6 MW prototype turbine located on the mountainous terrain with seismic and high-altitude considerations. Responsible for design and coordination of access roads, tensionless pier-type foundation, collector circuit, and meteorological tower through construction and start up.

    Engineering Management

    Managed various engineering efforts, including:

    • Geotechnical investigation and report for purposes of designing electrical substations, wind turbine tower foundations, and high-voltage transmission lines
    • Land survey for substation siting and construction staking for equipment foundations and transmission line structure locations
    • Permitting for construction, stormwater management, and spill prevention, control, and countermeasure (SPCC) plans
    • Electrical system study reports, such as short circuit analysis, harmonic analysis, transient analysis, steady state and dynamic performance analysis and protective device settings, relay coordination, and insulation coordination
    • Electrical safety analysis of substations and collector systems per National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E – arc flash hazard analysis
    • Coordination of wind farm and substation SCADA system communication, information, and hardware requirements with owners, wind turbine suppliers, and local utilities
    • Substation final acceptance testing and commissioning, including revision and management of multiple-client input and approval of the Substation Energization (livening) Plan

    Other Experience

    Engineering & Construction Program Management

    Senior Consultant

    Program management of border security system improvement design and construction projects for a Class I railroad company at US-Mexico border crossings. Coordinated input from numerous governments and public and private stakeholders; facilitated and monitored the progress of the detailed design and construction of facilities including inspection docks, video detection systems, overhead lighting, and high security fencing.

    Two National Chemical Distribution Companies, Multiple Locations

    Project Manager & Auditor

    Led a team of subject matter experts in preparing, conducting, and reporting on United States Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Justice Consent Decree-driven third-party environmental and safety audits at over 35 facilities across the US for two different chemical distribution companies. Audits included Clean Air Act (CAA) General Duty Clause (GDC), Risk Management Plan (RMP), Process Safety Management (PSM), RCRA Hazardous Waste, and SPCC. SPCC auditor at six different facilities.

    Major East Coast Utility Company

    Engineering Manager

    Led a team of civil, geotechnical, transmission line, and structural engineers and technicians in the planning and design for the expansion two major metropolitan area substations. Responsible for the engineering associated with the replacement and rerouting of over a dozen 230 kV and 115 kV circuits between new and existing energized substations while minimizing outages. Provided full geotechnical investigation, substation access road design, and transmission line design of 230 kV and 115 kV systems for air-insulated and gas-insulated substations (GIS).

    Combustion Turbine Generator Performance Testing, Wisconsin and Texas

    Project Manager and Engineer

    Managed a team of engineers and technicians to perform several third-party performance tests on five separate 150 MW natural gas−fired (including two dual-fueled units) combustion turbine generators in simple-cycle configuration. On-site tests and detailed calculations were conducted at startup and on annual anniversaries to verify that electrical generator performance, in terms of output capacity (MW) and heat rate (British thermal unit per kilowatt hour [Btu/kWh]) at ambient conditions, met contract guarantees.

    Web-based SCADA Software Product

    Product Developer/Project Manager/Programmer

    Led a team of technical experts, programmers, and IT technicians in the conceptual and detailed design, development, implementation, and ongoing sales and marketing of a software product designed to allow clients to monitor, control, collect data, and generate reports related to their operating electrical-mechanical systems, all from any Internet connection. Contributed with custom human machine interface (HMI) and open platform communication (OPC) server programming on projects.

    Custom Electrical Control Systems

    Project Manager/Engineer

    Managed and assisted in the conceptual and detailed design and startup of numerous custom-designed PLC-based control panel systems for industrial processes, remediation systems, wastewater and landfill leachate collection systems, landfill gas collection systems, and gas-to-energy systems. Selected instrumentation including pressure, level and temperature transmitters, flow meters, pH controllers, and Ethernet video cameras. Established detailed sequence of operations documents from which PLC ladder-logic and block programming was generated. Reviewed PLC program concepts to fine-tune automated process operations.

    Publications and Presentations

    Martin, S., A. Sellwood, J. Anderson, and R. Schumer. “Case Study: Innovative Approach to Treating a Nitrate and Ammonia Plume.” Presented at Battelle Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. Monterey, California.

    “Recovery of LNAPL in Fine-Grained Soil via Multi-Phase Extraction.” Air & Waste Management Association – Southern Section Conference. Nashville, Tennessee.

    Rehm, B., J. Anderson, and L. Tickanen. “In situ Remediation of Hexavalent Chromium with Ferrous Iron.” Presented at the 25th Annual International Conference on Contaminated Soils, Sediments, and Water. University of Massachusetts – Amherst.

    Kornguth, S., G. Chambliss, K. Gehring, L. Wible, J. Anderson, et al. Bioremediation of Dinitrotoluene in Aged Clay and Sandy Soil Using Pseudomonas Organisms, Spizizen Medium and Prairie Silt Loam. Remediation. 8(1): 7-17.

    Rehm B.W., T. S. Silverman, J. W. Anderson, and D. Haak. “Aerobic Cometabolic Degradation of Chlorethenes: Pilot Test and Full-Scale design.” In Leeson et al.(eds.) Sixth International In situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium. Columbus, Ohio: Battelle Press. Presented paper at Battelle Conference.

    Patent

    Method for Remediation of Soil and Groundwater. US Patent 7,497,948 B2.

    Co-inventor of an enhanced aerobic bioremediation method whereby oxygen and nutrients are introduced to the groundwater and surrounding soil via a venturi educator and a circulating well. The method promotes the nitrification/denitrification process to remove undesired nitrogen compounds in the subsurface, particularly in industrial and agricultural areas.

    Special Skills and Experience

    Co-instructor and Judge – Senior-level Civil Environmental Engineering Design Course, “Senior Capstone Design Course,” focusing on all aspects of the engineering design process. University of Wisconsin – Madison, College of Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Certified Drone Pilot – FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate