Senior Project Manager with extensive diverse experience in the environmental/engineering consulting industry conducting and managing small- and large-scale projects for numerous government, commercial, and industrial clients.
Responsible for overall project management, including direct client and regulatory contact, quality control, business development, budget tracking, cost estimating and proposal generation, work plan and report preparation and review/approval, coordination of field activities, staff supervision, team building, and problem solving.
Highly experienced in all phases of environmental compliance, having worked closely with numerous state and federal regulatory agencies. Specialize in environmental assessments pertaining to property transfers and Brownfield site redevelopment, and obtaining site closures under Pennsylvania's Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act (Act 2).
Procured new business recently with combined revenue in excess of $500,000; heavily involved with company-wide marketing and proposal initiatives.
Ability to translate technical specifications
Demonstrated organizational/planning skills
Interpersonal communication skills
Problem-solving and analysis skills
Technical writing skills
Worked directly with [departments, clients, management] to [decisive action].
Creative Problem Solving:
Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
Implemented marketing strategies which resulted in [X%] growth of customer base.
Senior ConsultantJan 2014 to Current The ShaleZip Group, LLC － Swissvale, Pennsylvania
Responsible for managing environmental investigation and remediation projects at several former MGP sites in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Georgia and South Carolina.
All work in PA was conducted under a Consent Order and Agreement with the PADEP and in accordance with Pennsylvania's Land Recycling Program (Act 2) regulations.
Several of the sites involved property transfer issues.
Interfaced with several PADEP districts to negotiate courses of action for each site based on multi-site agreement stipulations entered into by the client.
Clients include: PPL/PFG, Energy East, NYSEG, RG&E, ConEd, PG Energy, ETG, GPU Energy, Columbia Gas, SCANA/SCE&G/PSNC, and AGLC.
Property Transfer and Redevelopment / Pennsylvania and USEPA Brownfields Projects Managed environmental investigations and/or remediation activities at over 100 properties in Pennsylvania.
Responsibilities included managing site characterization field activities and preparing project work plans, investigation reports, remedy selection reports, and final reports under Pennsylvania's Land Recycling Program (Act 2).
Highly experienced implementing the Statewide Health Standard and developing site-specific risk-based Site-Specific Standards for soil, vapor, and groundwater.
Strong working knowledge of Act 2 regulations and fate and transport modeling programs (e.g., BIOSCREEN, PENTOXSD, and SWLOAD5).
Also, experienced in vapor intrusion characterizations and risk assessment.
Heavily involved with projects pertaining to the redevelopment of former industrial properties under both the USEPA and Pennsylvania Brownfields programs.
Conducted assessment and/or remediation activities on 12 Brownfields program funded sites in Pennsylvania.
Ducar, P.G. 2 Conducted numerous Phase I and Phase II ESAs under current ASTM standards for due diligence and property transactions purposes on over 20 properties in Pennsylvania.
Clients include: Eastside Development (Mosites), West-to-West Coalition, Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County, Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC), Central Bradford Progress Authority, Johnstown Redevelopment Authority, AmeriServ Financial, numerous law firms and lending institutions, and multiple private property owners.
Regulatory Compliance/Permitting/Shale Gas Experienced preparing SPCC and PPC plans, and NPDES, General, and UIC permits.
Involved with proposal and marketing activities related to the Marcellus and Utica shale gas plays in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.
Clients include: Chevron, Shell, MarkWest, Cabot Oil, and Williams Federal Government Projects Managed RCRA RFI Investigations under SOUTHDIV CLEAN at several SWMUs at Naval facilities in Crane, IN, Pensacola, FL, Jacksonville, FL, and Great Lakes, IL.
Provide technical oversight for the preparation of the UFP Tier I and II SAPs, and the preparation and review of the RFI and CMS reports for several SWMUs and MRP sites where munitions constituents including explosives (e.g., RDX, HMX, TNT), VOCs, metals, PCBs, and PAHs are of primary concern.
Managed field and office activities for two USACE (Pittsburgh District) environmental projects (Mahoning River and Monongahela River L&D 2).
RI Manager for a multibillion-dollar project for a U.S.
DOE facility in Fernald, Ohio.
FS Manager responsible for coordinating the initial screening of remedial alternatives for a site-wide FS for the Fernald facility.
Received a company award for outstanding achievement for the project.
RI/FS Manager on several U.S.
DoD (IRP) and USEPA (ARCS II) RI/FS projects (ranging from $550,000 to $2.7 million).
Prepared work and quality assurance project plans, oversaw field sampling and hydrogeologic investigations, performed data evaluation and interpretation, report management, and determined appropriate remedial alternatives necessary to address site-specific contamination.
Involved in project costing, bid specifications, and contract negotiations.
Member of the USEPA Region II Field Investigation Team (FIT).
Project and site management responsibilities included all phases of environmental sampling and HRS scoring of uncontrolled hazardous waste Superfund sites in New Jersey, New York, and Puerto Rico for possible addition to the NPL.
Performed over 100 Phase I preliminary assessments (PA) and Phase II site inspections (SI).
Clients include: USEPA, DoD (NAVFAC), USACE, and DOE.
Underground Storage Tank Projects Project manager responsible for supervising environmental investigations at over 100 retail gasoline station properties; including over 50 sites in PA over the past 5 years; of which 31 have received relief of liability approvals, with several pending approval.
Managed site characterization field activities, prepared project work plans, developed site characterization, remedial action plan and remedial action completion plan reports under both Statewide Health and Site-Specific Standards.
Strong working knowledge of UST management/closure and Act 2 regulations.
Developed site-specific risk-based standards for soil, vapor and groundwater for numerous sites.
Authored 12 environmental covenants under the PA UECA.
Experienced with various remedial technologies such as standard pump and treat (electric and pneumatic), soil vapor extraction, dual phase vacuum extraction, source area excavation, containment systems, thermal treatment, in situ chemical oxidation, and bioremediation.
Ducar, P.G. 3 Clients include: Motiva/Shell (Western and Eastern PA, MA, and NH), Pilot, Sunoco, BP, Exxon, Guttman Oil, Giant Eagle/Get Go, United Refining, UniMart, and multiple private owners under the Pennsylvania Underground Storage Tank Indemnification Fund (USTIF) program.
Senior Project ManagerJan 2013 to Jan 2014 Environmental Compliance Services, Inc － Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Senior Project ManagerJan 2010 to Jan 2013 Tetra Tech, Inc － Green Tree, Pennsylvania
Senior Project ManagerJan 2007 to Jan 2010 Sovereign Consulting, Inc － Cranberry, Pennsylvania
Senior Project ManagerJan 2004 to Jan 2006 KU Resources, Inc － Duquesne, Pennsylvania
Senior Hydrogeologist and Senior Project ManagerJan 1999 to Jan 2003 The RETEC Group, Inc － Harmarville, Pennsylvania
Task Manager/Project ManagerJan 1990 to Jan 1997 IT Corporation － Edison Monroeville, New Jersey Pennsylvania
Geology emphasis) The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania Registrations/Certifications/TRAINING Pennsylvania Registered Geologist: License Number PG-000750-G 10-Hour OSHA Construction Training, April 2014 8-Hour OSHA Hazards and Protection Training, April 2014 How to Coach Employees to Maximum Achievement Course, Dale Carnegie Training Course May 2014Various Pennsylvania DEP Seminars and Workshops (e.g., Act 2, USTIF, Groundwater Fate & Transport Modeling, Vapor Intrusion, Human Health Risk Assessment, etc.), 2002 - 2011
Geology emphasis) The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania Registrations/Certifications/TRAINING Pennsylvania Registered Geologist: License Number PG-000750-G 10-Hour OSHA Construction Training, April 2014 8-Hour OSHA Hazards and Protection Training, April 2014 How to Coach Employees to Maximum Achievement Course, Dale Carnegie Training Course May 2014 Project Managers "Bootcamp" Training Course (PSMJR, Inc. December 9 - 11, 2002 ASTM Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment for Commercial Real Estate Certification April 2005 B.S , Earth Sciences
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