Environmental Department Manager January 2007 to January 2015ECS-TEXAS LLP - Austin, TX
Increased client contact list from ~200 to ~1000 prospective and current clients.
Kept pipeline fueled by face-to-face contacts in addition to emailing and cold-calling Represented company at trade fairs, conferences and industry associations such as Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), and other networking events with the objective to meet clients and make sales Sales increased 300% since coming onboard.
Brought in national client with projects across several states and offices Served on Standardization Committee with corporate and Hiring Manager for all of Texas environmental departments Provided direction and supervision to staff of Environmental Services Department for all offices in Texas Set budgets, coordinated strategic sales, billing/invoicing, assess P&L and business planning for department.
Lead cross- marketing efforts for Austin office Responsible for negotiating budget and rates with clients and hiring subcontractors after reviewing bids and quotes.
Project Environmental Scientist January 2012 to January 2015AMEC ENVIRONMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE - Austin, TX
Assessed various projects involving thousands of acres of citrus groves, production and processing with multiple facilities Expedited the turn-around due diligence assessments involving large corporate acquisitions and mergers for industrial/agricultural activities exceeding client's expectations Represented the Austin office for the Exxon Mobil initiative and TCEQ Petroleum Storage Tank Site Activities contracts Integrated complex environmental projects with requirements of various regulatory programs from RCRA to CERCLA, and local laws and regulations Attended various conferences and trade fairs.
Adjunct Course Instructor January 2011 to January 2012NATIONAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY - Austin, TX
Teach SC1100 Environmental Science as The University requires in person rather than through online courses Developed syllabus, class direction, test criteria and grading scale This course is an introduction to environmental science that includes energy principles, relationships of organisms in ecosystems and human impact.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT January 2007 to January 2012KTA-Tator, Inc - Austin, TX
Confidential Clients: Negotiated rates and sold services.
Projects included geological assessment, pre-construction testing and assessment, and sampling of shipping containers for radiation, asbestos, lead based paint and residual shipping contaminants to ensure suitability for residential use.
Some of the clients include: InTEC multiple geologic assessments and site assessments CK Associates multiple Phase I environmental site assessments Aqualand Development TCEQ Geologic Assessment Bullock, Bennett & Associates, LLC Aquifer recharge test and groundwater sampling True North Construction heavy metals and pesticides contamination investigation coatings and corrosion consulting Langley Engineering, LLC worked on WPAPs, SWPPP and SPCCs.
Senior Environmental Scientist January 2007KLEINFELDER, Inc - Austin, TX
Provided business development and marketing support for various nationwide clients Managed several ExxonMobil projects in Texas, including projects up to 5M in budget Coordinated with acquisitions group for corporate initiatives and strategic purchases Direct management responsibility for 3 environmental staff members, including their training and resources they needed to accomplish their jobs; Oversaw work of other team members from cross-functional teams Conducted investigations, designed remediation, and provided environmental compliance services.
Project Scientist/Geologist January 2005 to January 2006BROWN AND CALDWELL - Austin, TX
Directed, assigned, and coordinated sampling and remediation projects within strict time and budgetary constraints Solicited quotes, selected and supervised sub-contractors on various projects including Corps of Engineers and City of Austin Communicated with industrial clients and regulatory agency representatives.
Corrective Action Specialist/Project Manager January 2002 to January 2005TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY - San Jose Austin, CA TX
Interacted with the public and state agencies including preparing written directives and speaking to groups regarding legislatively-mandated reports and proposals as well as providing technical assistance on LPST (Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank) regulations and policies.
Assigned reimbursement to contractors Established strong rapport with consultants and was frequently requested to handle cases Assisted in the review of site assessments, risk assessments, corrective actions, and closure reports.
Environmental Scientist/Risk Assessor January 1999 to January 2001THERMORETEC CORPORATION - AUSTIN, TX
Direct client interface/lone company representative for installing management systems for multi-year project in major refinery Assessed high profile and multi-million dollar projects for Koch Industries, British Petroleum-AMOCO, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad and Precision National Planning.
Worked with clients and supervised contractors Organized air sampling procedures and performed health risk assessments.
Spoke at town hall meeting to prepare the town for the scope of work and to answer concerns expressed.
Environmental Scientist January 1996 to January 1999ADVANCED BIOSYSTEMS - Baton Rouge Rio Vista, LA CA
Spoke at City government meetings, regulatory meetings and client meetings.
Convinced City of Davis, CA to switch remediation procedures from renewing the incumbent pump-and-treat provider to my company's bioremediation system Acquired funding from investors to form a 'bulkhead' for west coast operations Designed, installed and maintained closed loop bioremediation system to clean up contamination for a California power and gas company Coordinated drilling and split sampling protocols.
for an instrumental post-punk rock band from Northern Ireland for 2010 North American tour.
Duties included merchandise orders and customer sales, arranging rate/pay from tour manager and individual venues including riders and buy-outs, transportation needs, lining up shows for load-in and load-out and interviews.
Active with outdoor activities such as triathlons and adventure racing.
PADI SCUBA certified, First Aid/CPR/AED certified.
M.S : Environmental Toxicology Bioremediation, 1999Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, LAEnvironmental Toxicology Bioremediation "In-Situ Bioremediation of California List Constituents in the San Joaquin Valley"
B.S : Environmental Management Systems Chemistry and Agronomy, 1996Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, LAEnvironmental Management Systems Chemistry and Agronomy
Worked with inner-city youth from New York City through YMCA. Volunteered as head coach of 7th and 8th grade basketball team at local elementary school. Mentored a group of guys from 7th grade until their graduation from high
ACTIVITIES & PHILANTHROPY Worked with inner-city youth from New York City through YMCA. Volunteered as head coach of 7th and 8th grade basketball team at local elementary school. Mentored a group of guys from 7th grade until their graduation from high
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