A professional engineer experienced in project management, environmental engineering, and construction; designed and constructed nuclear and fossil power plants and water and wastewater treatment facilities; characterized hazardous and mixed wastes and designed treatment/disposal systems; and, performed technical consulting in the following areas: air pollution, regulatory compliance, nuclear physics, and occupational safety and hygiene, including process safety management.
LICENSURE AND AFFILIATION
Registered Professional Engineer (Chemical), States of Illinois and Ohio
Member, Illinois, Michigan, and District of Columbia Bars
Admitted to Practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Former Panel Member, American Arbitration Association (Construction)
University of Detroit School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
Ohio State University
M.S. Civil Engineering, Major - Environmental Sciences
Recipient, United States Environmental Protection Agency Traineeship
University of Cincinnati
Bachelor of Science Chemistry - Minor Mathematics
Continuing education coursework in project management and other engineering subjects
SKILLS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Performed project management duties on various projects including power, water and wastewater treatment, and general industrial construction. Duties included manpower allocation, scheduling, cost control and cash flow analysis (baseline costing), strategic planning, risk management, acquisition management, project execution plans, change control, and earned value management. Other duties included value engineering, and estimating and supervising engineering detailing for civil, mechanical, and electrical disciplines, and facility commissioning.
Performed construction management duties on projects, including conceptual estimating, bid package preparation, bid procurement and evaluation.
Project Size: $1 to $700 million; total value of all construction projects in excess of 2 billion dollars:
Anheuser Busch, Bakersfield, California - Yeast Plant Modification
Arizona Public Service Company, Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, Phoenix, Arizona - 90 MGD Advanced Waste Treatment Facility and Pipeline
Bright Methodist Church, Bright, Indiana - New Church Construction
Clermont County Sewer District, Clermont County, Ohio - 14 MGD Municipal Waste Treatment Facility
General Motors Corporation, Hydramatic Transmission Facility, Three Rivers, Michigan - Industrial Stormwater and Wastewater Treatment Facilities
Mose Cohen Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - Metal Processing Facility
Ohio Edison Corporation, W.H. Sammis Plant, Stratton, Ohio - Retrofit to Boiler Feedwater Systems and Condensate Polishers, 2300 MW Facility
Superior Metal Shredders, Kalamazoo, Michigan - Metal Shredding Facility
Served in both project management and consultant capacities for clients in water and wastewater treatment plant design; hazardous and mixed waste evaluation and treatment, including remedial investigation/feasibility studies, remediation and waste minimization; and hazardous material evaluation including material safety data sheet preparation, personnel training, and hazard labeling.
Performed extensive regulatory interpretation and implemented compliance procedures including facility audits for existing environmental regulations (RCRA, CERCLA, SARA, TSCA, NEPA, CWA, CAA, SDWA, FIFRA, OSHA, and 10 CFR 20 & 50). These procedures also entailed state regulations for Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Florida.
Conducted investigations and prepared emergency planning documents as required by SARA Sections 311, 312, 313 and NUREG 0654.
Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, Michigan
Constellation Energy, Baltimore, Maryland
Constellation Energy, 9 Mile Point, Oswego, New York
Exelon Corporation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
General Dynamics, Land Systems Division, Troy, Michigan
Iowa Electric Light and Power, Duane Arnold Facility, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Michael Baker Jr., Alexandria, Virginia
Versar Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio
Westinghouse Corporation, Fernald DOE Facility, Ross, Ohio
Westinghouse Corporation, Fossil Power Division, Orlando, Florida
Wolf Creek Nuclear Operations, Burlington, Kansas
Acted in a field engineering capacity for different types of environmental activities including water and wastewater treatment plant optimization, chemical polymer evaluations, and process mechanical equipment erection and start. Other activities included air pollution testing for particular matter, SO2 and NOx as required by EPA Methods and ASME Test Codes, water sampling by composite analysis and other methods, and sewer infiltration studies using dye analysis. EPA-contracted studies were performed for various types of petrochemical facilities to determine total pollution loads (air, water, and solid waste) by material balance calculations for preliminary process design and federal environmental regulation promulgation.
1998 - 2014 Self-Employed Engineering Consultant
Consulting services related to process water treatment, public works and nuclear and fossil power plant facility design and construction management. In the period of 1998-2000, designed 501G gas turbine combined cycle power plants, including water treatment and heat balances, prepared construction documents, collected bids and awarded contracts. In the period 2000-2004, performed business development activities including proposal preparation and estimating; and designed public works projects including water and wastewater treatment plants and stormwater runoff. In 2005, acted in a project management capacity for a nuclear utility, responsible for budget, schedule, and contract deliverables for an environmental regulatory project. In 2007-2008, acted in a project management capacity for a large utility responsible for budget, schedule, and consent decree deliverables for an environmental remediation project. In 2010 -2011: acted as a senior project manager participating in an extended power uprate program for a GE BWR Unit, responsible for several program projects.
1995 - 1997 National Rifle Association, Fairfax, Virginia
Assistant General Counsel - Performed legal duties related to environmental and business law. Analyzed both state and federal legislation for potential impacts on trade association and membership.
1994 - 1995 Portland Cement Association, Washington, District of Columbia
Vice President, Government Affairs - Planned and implemented a comprehensive federal government relations program to accomplish the objectives of the trade association.
1993 - 1994 Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, Detroit, Michigan
Senior Environmental Attorney - Legal and technical assignments related to Superfund, including PRP matters, environment regulatory compliance and audits for TSD and other industrial facilities, and real estate due diligence.
1982 - 1992 Self-Employed Environmental Consultant
Consulting relating to various aspects of environmental engineering/science including regulatory affairs, OSHA, water and wastewater treatment plant design, and hazardous waste characterization and treatment. Additional assignments were performed as a construction project manager.
1970 - 1982 Professional Employment in Environmental Engineering, Construction and Military Service (U.S. Army ? Vietnam).