Geological Engineer January 1989 to January 1999EGS and Environmental Geological Services － Minneapolis, MN
Provided geo-environmental consulting that related directly to remedial investigations and corrective actions for leaks and spills from underground storage tank systems.
Prepared technical specifications for tank installations, upgrades and removals.
Designed corrective actions and made feasibility studies for contaminated soil removals, free product recovery, ground water monitoring, and long term monitoring/clean-up actions.
Supervised the installations and removals of more than 250 underground storage tank systems.
Collected field data and made observations during the taking of environmental soil borings and installation of monitoring wells.
Interpreted results, developed conclusions, and provided recommendations to appropriate regulatory agencies.
Spoke publicly, by invitation, at meetings or educational seminars for groups of underground storage tank operators.
Groups ranged from petroleum distribution associations to school districts.
Conducted environmental audits and assessments for commercial real estate transfers.
Made environmental impact studies for proposed land use.
Maintained a client base that includes school districts, cities, counties" industry, realtors, past employers, and other consulting companies.
Geological Engineer January 1988 to January 1989Nova Environmental Services, Inc － Chaska, MN
Managed projects related to hazardous waste, geo-environmental and hydrological investigations, and environmental assessments.
Conducted remedial investigations with the aid of environmental soil borings.
Designed remedial actions and made feasibility studies on contaminated sites.
Provided site monitoring and supervision during the removal of lead contaminated soils 20,000 cubic yards).
Sampled soils and groundwater for PCB's, PNA's, VOC's.
Provided written proposals and reports to the client and regulatory agencies.
Reservoir Engineer January 1986 to January 1988Exploration Geochemistry Associates － Lakewood, CO
Prepared environmental impact statements for petroleum prospects and producing fields.
Made petroleum reservoir evaluations and feasibility studies.
Conducted surface geochemistry exploration and augmented conventional seismic, drilling, and formation evaluation methodology.
Used micro computers for reservoir modelling and assessment.
Production Engineer January 1981 to January 1985Sohio Petroleum Company － Denver, CO
Completed regional resource, economic, and marketing studies for Old Ben Coal Company.
Generated information that was used to determine the amounts to bid on federal coal lease properties and for the trade value of properties offered by competing companies.
Prepared preliminary mine plans and feasibility studies leading to the acquisition and development of coal properties in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming; the Book Cliffs, Utah; and the San Juan Basin, New Mexico.
Met with competing firms and negotiated agreements for trading oflease blocks and other coal properties.
Wrote technical specifications for projects and contracts.
Generated and drilled oil and gas prospects in the Denver, Powder River and Uinta basins.
Made reservoir evaluations.
Designed secondary recovery systems and conducted waterflood feasibility studies .
Provided the on-site supervision during sampling and testing operations.
Recommended courses of action which should be taken on submittals, proposals, and services.
Managed technical staff, contractors, and consultants.
Sr. Geological Engineer January 1978 to January 1981American Natural Service Co － Detroit Bismarck, MI ND
Actively engaged in the geotechnical, environmental and hydrological projects associated with the permitting and development of the Great Plains Coal Gasification Project.
Prepared mine plans, made feasibility studies, designed solid waste disposal procedures for fly ash, reviewed a proposed deep well disposal system for toxic liquid waste from the synthetic fuels plant.
Provided the air quality modelling for a 125 MMCFD coal gasification plant and the dust generated by the proposed 10 MMTPY lignite mine in North Dakota.
Involved in other coal acquisition and development projects for Colorado, Wyoming, Texas and New Mexico.
Negotiated and prepared the terms of many contracts that included the coal supply agreements and mining agreements between ANR, the contract mining company and the electric generation company.
Project Mining Engineer January 1975 to January 1978Consolidation Coal Company － Pinckneyville Evansville, IL IN
Prepared mine plans for the expansion of existing surface operations and the development of additional surface and underground coal mines.
Made feasibility studies after having prepared geological maps of coal reserves and delineated coal quality trends.
Used rock mechanics test results to aid in planning the conversion of room and pillar underground coal mine to a longwall mining system.
Supervised developmental and investigatory drilling operations associated with five surface mines and one underground coal mine.
Made hydrological investigations, designed groundwater monitoring networks, and de- watered an aquifer sand around a mine shaft.
Mining Engineering Technician January 1973 to January 1975U.S. Bureau of Mines － Minneapolis, MN
Engineered and tested advanced coal mining techniques using high pressure water jet technology.
Co-author of AUGMENTATION OF A MINING MACHINE WITH A HIGH PRESSURE JET, Third International Symposium on Jet Cutting Technology, May 1976, Chicago, Illinois.
Bachelor of Science : Geological EngineeringInstitute of Technology, University of Minnesota － Minneapolis, MNGeological Engineering
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