Representative Project Experience
Kellwood Company, Remedial Investigation, Riverfront Superfund Site, New Haven, Missouri. Provided field and technical support for an expedited residential well investigation, quarterly sampling program, and workplan for a remedial investigation. Managed tasks related to investigations, residential carbon treatment system installation and maintenance, quarterly sampling, and reporting in accordance with two separate Administrative Orders on Consent (AOCs). Managed and reported data to regulatory agencies through monthly reports and quarterly monitoring reports. Prepared and reviewed workplans, health and safety plans, remedial investigation reports, and field sampling plans under CERCLA regulations. Analyzed samples collected during the field investigation using a portable field gas chromatograph. Provided troubleshooting for maintenance of residential carbon treatment systems. Managed the preparation of the Expedited Residential Well Investigation Report, interpreting lithological, chemical, and geophysical data to explain the residential well contamination based on the karst geology, multiple aquifers with opposing flows, and broken residential wells.Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA), IEPA Orphan Site Investigation, Polo, Illinois. Performed soil, groundwater, and surface water sampling using Direct Push (Geoprobe®) technology. Screened site for volatile organics and chlorinated solvents suspected on site using a Membrane Interface Probe (MIP) to reduce costs to delineate the contaminant plume based on sample analysis. Prepared Site Investigation Reports.IEPA, Regulatory Oversight of Illinois Remedial Activities, Multiple Locations. Provided field oversight of other consultant's work on behalf of the IEPA. Recorded procedures used for groundwater, sediment, and soil sampling, monitoring well drilling (using hollow stem auger drilling), well abandonment (using cable tool drilling techniques), and pilot tests (groundwater flux meters).
ExxonMobil Joliet Refinery, Long Term Groundwater and Surface Water Monitoring Under Illinois' Tiered Approach to Corrective Action Objectives (TACO), Joliet, IL. Provided field and technical support for weekly long term groundwater and surface water monitoring, and product recovery. Sampled wells on a semi-annual basis. Prepared quarterly and semi-annual monitoring reports under TACO. Responded on an as needed basis to Illinois IEPA violation notices generated for the wharf area through the design and implementation of field investigations and reporting of analytical results. Installed, surveyed, developed and sampled new monitoring wells in response to new violation notices. Reduced monitoring program by the elimination of wells requiring sampling through trend analysis of laboratory analytical results. Wolverine Pipeline, Remedial Action and Long Term Groundwater Monitoring, Lockport, Illinois. Provided field and technical support. Performed weekly groundwater and surface water monitoring and product recovery. Reduced free product recovery needs from active recovery using a vacuum truck, to passive recovery with PetroTraps™ prior to installation of the remediation system. Performed quarterly and residential sampling. Prepared quarterly reports. Assisted in preparation of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP). Permitted treated groundwater discharge under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) for a pump and treat groundwater remediation system discharging to a small stream. Submitted monthly discharge monitoring reports (DMRs) meeting the permit specifications through the Illinois eDMR system, showing consistently successful treatment of groundwater through the system.