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Ed von Dran, PE, CEM, President / Chief Engineer
Ed has more than 40 years of experience in Engineering, Project Management, Government Acquisitions and Electronic System repair. He has extensive Program / Project Management experience in all facets of the engineering arena including Site Identification, Investigation and Construction, Industrial Hygiene, and Safety. Project Management skills include Project Planning, Contract Administration, Statement of Work writing, Cost Estimating, Proposal Preparation & Evaluation, Negotiations and Contract Document Writing & Review. Project Engineer, Data and Configuration Control Manager for projects ranging in size up to $500M. Experienced with all governmental regulatory agencies. Ed is the principal owner and chief engineer for Alpha Terra Engineering, Inc., since 1997.
- Overton-Brooks VAMC Parking Garage Addition, Shreveport, LA. Program Manager leading a multi-disciplinary team to provide project management, environmental assessments and design services for a garage addition at the Overton-Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC). This project involves expanding an existing 2-story parking garage by providing an additional 284 parking spaces in a 4-story addition. The initial NTP includes providing a schematic design and a complete set of drawings suitable for construction bidding. We will investigate and survey Overton Brooks VAMC within the project scope. We will obtain approval of the siting plan, floor plan, preliminary cost estimates, and list of probable specification sections and provide the initial design analysis and approach. The design will then proceed with 35%, 65%, 95% and Construction Documents (CD) submittals. A separate NTP will be issued later for Construction Period Services (CPS). Preliminary work includes topographic and utility surveys and a geotechnical investigation. ATEI is conducting an Environmental Assessment (EA) in parallel with the design effort.
- Expansion of Emergency Department and New Human Resources Building at the Audie L. Murphy VAMC, San Antonio, TX. Led multi-disciplinary team to provide design services for existing Emergency Department (ED) and HR Department. The primary goal of this project was to expand and renovate the existing ED. Located in a 1970s era building on an existing campus, the only option for the ED was to expand into the existing HR Department, requiring the relocation of the HR Department. Post expansion, the ED tripled in size to approximately 19,048 SF. The total number of treatment rooms doubled in number and existing treatment rooms renovated to meet current standards.
- Radiation Oncology Services Building at the Audie L. Murphy VAMC, San Antonio, TX. Led multi-disciplinary team to provide design services for a new 10,840 SF Radiation Oncology Building. The building design incorporates the use of two LINAC machines. Connecting the building to the main hospital is a climate- controlled corridor facilitating patient comfort. The design includes site utilities, site development, slab design, physical security, parking layouts, and landscaping. Supervised a team of architects and engineers designing the facility to meet VA standards. He ensured successful execution of feasibility/concept studies, cost estimates, value engineering, environment compliance, design, and submittal reviews.
- VISN 20 Facility Condition Assessments, Various Locations. Led a diverse team of professionals to assess 10 VAMCs throughout the northwest US and Alaska, with over 6.2M SF of space, using the VA FCA 101 Guidelines. Challenges include data acquisition from participating hospitals and assessing facilities within the specified schedule. Because of ATEI’s and our subcontractors’ work history with FCAs over the past 15+ years, our attention to detail and ability to discern important from inconsequential data allows us to meet assessment expectations. ATEI uses a zero-based cost estimating process that leads to more accurate and detailed cost estimates.
- VISN 22 Facility Condition Assessments, Various Locations. Led a diverse team of professionals to perform Facility Condition Assessments (FCAs) of the 9 main hospital campuses comprising VA VISN 22. This project required physically observing all areas of the medical centers, conducting interviews of key staff members and the comprehensive research of existing conditions. The project consisted of approximately 10,127,766 gross square feet of floor area within approximately 445 buildings, from the 9 sites in the 3 states of AZ, CA ,and NM.
- Builder Assessment for DLA, Ft Belvoir, VA and Barstow, CA. Served as a mechanical assessor evaluating 500K SF/3.8M SF of facilities at both locations. Each location was unique with peculiarities attendant to a secure building on the east coast and warehouses on the west coast. Both facilities contained classified materials of differing degrees always requiring escorts. The work included assessing the facilities in accordance with the USACE Builder assessment program. Reporting requirements included photo documentation of all items, classification of discrepancies, and documentation of conditions in a flawless report. Total field time was four weeks; post processing time three weeks.
- Natural Gas Fueling Station Design, Lake Jackson, TX. Responsible for the siting, mechanical, plumbing, and general layout/structural design services for the natural gas fast fill station for CNG Partners / the City of Lake Jackson. The project was a unique public / private venture. This station is serving both the public and government owned vehicles. The fast fill fuel islands station allows vehicles to quickly fill their natural gas-powered vehicles in just 10-minutes. The design required knowledge of high-pressure plumbing and mechanical design and assembly design for dispensing and accessories. The designs required extensive knowledge of NFPA, City of Lake Jackson, State, and Federal guidelines, regulations, codes, and permitting. Challenges encountered included limited space, and preservation of trees, and negotiating solutions regarding regulatory/code conflicts with permit reviewers.
- City of Elmendorf, Elmendorf, TX. Provided general environmental compliance services to a racing fuel blending company since 2013. Revised both the SPCC and SWPPP plans to reflect recently revised regulations and renegotiation of the general stormwater permit. Prepared Toxic Release Inventories and Tier II reports under the Emergency Planning and Community Right to know Act. Revising facility air permits and conducting an environmental audit under the TX Audit Privilege Act, the results of which will enable the client to avoid fines and penalties due to the company’s rapid growth in the past year. Design and implementation of a vapor recovery system and flare involving tank emissions modeling using State and EPA approved methods.
- Ozona Oil & Gas, State of TX. Provided an assessment of an 1800-acre oil lease in use since the early 1950s. Evaluated environmental impact of current and past petroleum exploration and operations and prepared spill plans, closure cost estimates, and naturally occurring radioactive material assessments. The environmental assessment also included evaluation of the impact on threatened and endangered species, and typically recognized environmental conditions. This project was considered hazardous due to the presence of lethal concentrations of hydrogen sulfide gas. Air monitoring respiratory protection protocols were monitored closely. The assessment and opinions rendered provided critical information that led the client to an informed decision not to purchase the property.
- City Public Service, San Antonio, TX. Provided infrastructure design support services for City Public Service (CPS). Completed assessments and redesign of facilities operated by CPS across Bexar County. Integral to each project was the need for the design of stormwater runoff control and assessment of any change to pervious cover. Successfully established appropriate and complete storm water control measures with all projects.
- Professional Engineer: TX (92737), AR (16814), OH (79441), LA (40110), WY (14710) & KS (23865-Retired)
- Bachelor of Science – Mechanical Engineering
- Master of Science – Environmental Science
TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS
- Certified Energy Manager (19647)
Earl “Mac” McIntosh, Jr., IAC, EP, Vice President
Mac is a seasoned Environmental Consultant with over 30 years of experience in the environmental and industrial hygiene consulting industry specializing in a wide range of environmental assessments, building sciences, remediation/abatement designs and oversight of projects. Responsibilities include project management of professional environmental staff and developing sound solutions for impacted environments and/or buildings for clients in both government and commercial sectors. Duties also encompass preparing marketing plans and their execution, reviewing Source Sought and RFQ requests and works within a proposal team for senior staff review.
- CVS Pharmacy, San Antonio, TX. Client Manager for; Phase I environmental site assessments, asbestos services, lead-based paint services, and geotechnical engineering services to CVS through a master services agreement. Our asbestos services include inspections, project management, abatement design, and solicitation of bids from contractors, abatement oversight; air monitoring, sample analysis, report generation, and advising our client on regulatory compliance. Our team of professionals successfully completed over twenty-eight 28 projects in the San Antonio Area.
- City of San Antonio (CoSA) Transportation and Capital Improvements (TCI) Department, Environmental Site Assessments. Multiple Right-of-Way (ROW) Projects, 2017 General Obligation Bond, San Antonio, TX. Client Service Manager/Senior Project Manager. Served as Point-of-Contact under the Environmental Consulting Services Rotation Contract, managed portfolio of Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs)/Due Diligence for ROW improvement projects. Provided monthly project management report to the director of TCI environmental department, senior oversight and quality assurance for project requirements and project deliverables within the City’s Bond project schedules and budgets. Managed field teams for Construction-Derived Investigation (CDI) Phase II ESAs for environmental risk mitigation of the planned construction projects.
- General Growth Properties, TX, OK and NM. General Growth Properties is one of the largest owners of mall properties in the U.S. Services included ESAs, asbestos surveys and reporting, solicitation of bids from local abatement contractors, abatement project management and site monitoring. These projects required a quick turn-around from time of authorization due to client’s requirement to allow a new retail tenant access to a cleared space at their shopping mall.
- Brooks Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX. Project Manager of federal government contract at Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Air Force Base. Assisted the 311th Mission Support Group, Civil Engineering Division with finalizing open environmental issues associated with the closure of Brooks AFB prior to the opening of Brooks City Base. Our team of industrial hygienists and environmental personnel oversaw the cleaning and decontamination of laboratories through surface sampling to be deemed as “Cleared” in buildings on Brooks AFB. Managed the dismantling of computer UPS electrical systems in 12 buildings and removal of a computer server room Halon fire suppression tank from service.
- Brooks City Base, San Antonio, TX. Asbestos Consulting Annual Contract with Brooks City Base to provide asbestos consulting and air monitoring services (Award Date: 2007 and 2011). This annual contract was “on-call”, as needed asbestos services and included project design, abatement management/air monitoring, asbestos inspections, and regulatory compliance. Project Manager of a team of state licensed professionals to complete an inspection of base-wide utilities tunnels and several buildings. Our team was responsible for project management, project design, air monitoring and inspection services for all asbestos related activities.
- Frost Bank, San Antonio, TX. Since 1999, provided numerous Phase I and II ESAs for the Commercial Lending and Appraisal Departments to support the banks real estate transactions. Project sites included large to small office buildings, commercial retail centers and vacant land or ranch properties.
- Liberty State Park, New Jersey (NJDEP). Member of field sampling team to investigate the historical dredge spoils from New York Harbor after being placed on approximately 40-acres of land next to Ellis Island. Our sampling team advanced over 50 sampling locations within the dredge spoils area utilizing a tripod drilling equipment advancing Shelby tubes for sample collection.
- Greater Kelly Development Corporation, Kelly AFB/San Antonio TX. Conducted chemical waste inventory and waste stream analysis for several base buildings for EE&G. Our team identified known chemical materials and prepared options/budgets for future manifesting and determined the best value for proper disposal for the client.
- United Services Automobile Association (USAA), San Antonio, TX. Performed asbestos surveys, abatement design/bidding documents and air monitoring during abatement activities. The asbestos abatement activities were in conjunction with a major renovation project at the campus in which the building was occupied twenty- four hours (24) a day; seven (7) days a week. Approximate area of asbestos activities was 5 million square feet of occupied and non-occupied floor space.
- Southport Industrial Park, San Antonio, TX. Managed the completion of a Phase 1 ESA and wetland study on a 500-acre tract of land adjacent to the future Toyota Truck Plant in San Antonio, TX.
- Arckey Salvage Yard, NJ (NJDEP). Retained by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to investigate suspensions of a “Midnight Dump Facility”. Our field investigations included laying out a grid pattern (50×50 ft.) on approximately 10-acres of area, performing a magnetometer survey to identify potential areas of interest. These identified areas were unearthed, and several buried 55-gallon drums were removed and remotely opened containing various unknown solids and liquids.
- Boonton ISD, NJ. Responsible for the removal and remediation system design of a former leaking 10,000-gallon underground storage tank containing heating oil.
- Corpus Christi Naval Air Station (CCNAS), Corpus Christi, TX. Project manager for asbestos, lead base paint and chlordane sampling for future demolition activities. Project entailed over 150 military residences, providing bulk sampling of building materials and soil sampling. Provided pre-demolition abatement designs and bidding documents for asbestos abatement contractors, air monitoring/ project observation during abatement activities.
- Nextel-Texas, Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Studies, TX and AL. Provided numerous environmental projects for future cellular tower locations (>250 sites over a two-year period). Execution and response were key, as most projects had a turn-around time of 2 to 3 weeks on final reports after purchase order was authorized. To meet this aggressive time frame, our project management team developed a specific site rollout package for the environmental assessors. These included sites checklists (lotus) and various boilerplate report formats for each assessor to utilize in the field. Reports were emailed back to project managers from the field for review and forwarded to the client for approval.
- Social Security Administration/Federal Occupation and Health (FOH). Project manager for a large FOH contract to assess over a 100 Social Security Offices for asbestos and lead in drinking water throughout the U.S. Main responsibilities were to maintain contractual budget amounts per contract, maintain project schedule with multiple survey field teams and execute and submit a quality product by the deliverable date to the client.
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), San Antonio, TX. Project Manager for a vehicle fuel spill cleanup & site restoration project in Salado Creek on a Camp Stanley, TX. Oversaw the project from point of vehicle spill, collection of soil and water samples, soil profiling and disposal of petroleum-contaminated soil and remediation of site. This incident was a reportable spill and through these successful efforts, we obtained our client a “No further Action” from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
- Texas Department of State Health Services, Individual Asbestos Consultant, License No.10-5518 (expires 11-08-2020)
- Bachelor of General Studies, Environmental Studies, University of Kansas
TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS
- Texas Department of State Health Services, Individual Asbestos Consultant, Licensed No. 10-5518 (current)
- Asbestos Awareness Trainer (2-hour course)
- Asbestos Inspector Course (current on refresher)
- Asbestos Management/ Planner course (current on refresher)
- Asbestos Abatement Project Designer Course (current on refresher)
- Asbestos Air Monitoring Professional Course (current on refresher)
- Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training Certificate No. 1212
- OSHA 8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Course (current on refresher)
- Soil Density/ Troxler Nuclear Testing Gauge Trained
- Dale Carnegie; Management Training Course
Richard Deras, RA, NCARB, Lead Senior Architect
Richard is an initiative taking architect with 28 years of experience managing large scale commercial, institutional and healthcare projects as well as small scale interior design projects throughout Texas and several other states. He collaborates effectively with all members of the team to successfully complete the project in a timely manner. Richard is proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, InDesign, Photoshop, and Bluebeam.
- Expansion of Emergency Department and New Human Resources Building at the Audie L. Murphy VA Medical Center, San Antonio, TX. Architectural Reviewer providing construction phase architectural reviews for the Emergency Department (ED) and HR Department (HR) Expansion project. The primary goal of this project was to expand and renovate the existing ED. Located in a 1970s era building on an existing campus, the only option for the ED was to expand into the existing HR Department, requiring the relocation of the HR Department. Post expansion, the ED tripled in size to approximately 19,048 SF. The total number of treatment rooms doubled in number and existing treatment rooms renovated to meet current standards. Challenges included using a multi-phased approach to keep the Emergency and HR Departments open during construction to meet the needs of veterans.
- Building HAZMAT Assessment and Renovation Design, Fort Hood, Killeen, TX. Leading multi-disciplinary team to provide design services for the renovation of buildings 42000 and 41003 at Ft Hood. This project involves converting the 2 old dining hall facilities into a Battalion and Brigade Headquarters to provide administrative offices/space for the military and civilian staff members. Challenges include bringing these buildings up to current ADA accessible standards.
- Sunshine Lofts Apartments and Retail, San Antonio, TX. Project Manager/Lead Architect who led a multi-disciplinary design team to provide project designs through collaboration with clients and team members to complete projects from schematic design through design development, development of construction documents, and ending with construction administration.
- Pizza Patron, McDowell Location, Phoenix, AZ. As lead architect, worked with the client to provide site visits of an existing lease space to adapt the client’s new pizza restaurant design into a new layout. Because of the limited information available for the existing building, site verification included coordination with consultants to determine the locations of the existing utilities and conditions of the structure. Once the existing conditions were confirmed, the current design concept was adapted to the lease space to meet the client’s needs and requests.
- New UPS Guardhouse, Dallas, TX. Project Manager/Lead Architect who led a multi-disciplinary design team to provide project analysis for the design of a new UPS guardhouse to replace the existing guardhouse. The project required collaboration with clients and team members to complete project design development, development of construction documents, and ending with construction administration.
- All The King’s Men Restaurant Finish-Out, Bryan, TX. Worked with client to program and provide a layout for a new restaurant finish out in a new shell building. This project included the incorporation of new equipment and development of a new curbside service. Coordination with the shell building contractor was necessary to provide the necessary layout and utilities for the client.
- HEB Beer & Wine Remodel (Store #31), San Antonio and Leon Springs, TX. Coordinated with client and store staff to remodel the Beer & Wine Department with a new concept and equipment. Project statement of work included survey of the existing department to verify the equipment to be relocated in the remodel and reported to client. Worked with client to clarify design and complete the design. Upon completion of the design, completed construction documents and coordinated with contractor.
- HEB Curbside Install (130 Stores Across Texas), Throughout Texas. Coordinated with client to incorporate the new Curbside Program into the existing stores across the company. For the new exterior curbside additions, a meeting was scheduled with the local municipality to clarify the functional compliance with the building code and aid the plan reviewers in understanding the function of the curbside program. SOW included the survey of assigned stores to determine the design necessary for each store. Each design’s location had to be site verified to fit into the existing store without disrupting the operations of the store. In addition to the selected location, the design had to include the curbside parking spaces assigned for customer pickup. These spaces and the entire curbside program had to be accessible.
- HEB Pharmacy New Refrigerator Install Rollouts (109 Stores Across Texas), Throughout Texas. Consulted with client and organized a team to survey and assess 109 pharmacies across Texas for a new drug storage refrigerator. With a limited schedule as a major challenge, the architectural team had to be organized to provide site visits and document the needs for each pharmacy simultaneously. Once the surveys were completed, the pharmacies had to be updated and the refrigeration conditions and/or needs were reported to the client for new equipment determination.
- Ismaili Jamatkhana Prayer Hall Remodel, San Antonio, TX. Coordinated the layout and design a new Prayer Hall that was added to an existing building to double the size of the facility. The project scope of work included research to layout the facility in order to meet the client’s needs.
- Helotes Hills United Methodist Church Remodel, Helotes, TX. Coordinated with church board members to determine modifications necessary to incorporate the congregation’s needs into an existing church lobby. In addition to the lobby remodel, the project’s statement of work included the remodel of an existing meeting hall to provide a larger indoor meeting area to meet the growing congregation’s needs. The adaptation of the existing facilities required consultation with the selected contractor to maintain church operation and execute the approved design.
- Sankey Equipment Finish-Out and Remodel, San Antonio, TX. Led a multi- disciplined consultant design team to meet with the client to help expedite an accelerated design/build schedule for the remodel. The client purchased a new building so that the client could vacate their current location due to an expired lease. This new facility had to incorporate the machine shop’s operations with large amounts of storage and large truck deliveries. Meetings with the local municipality were required to help expedite the code review process.
- Methodist Hospital Labor and Delivery Room Remodel, San Antonio, TX. Project Designer who met with team and client to provide a new design for an existing labor and delivery area. This new design required the installation of new equipment and procedural applications. Site survey and updating of the existing plans were necessary to complete a comprehensive design. Construction administration was included to observe and report progress of construction to hospital facility team.
- Sea World Funhouse Install, San Antonio, TX. Led the design team and meet with client to design a site layout for a client purchased 3 story water funhouse feature in a vacant area of the park. This design required the coordination with the funhouse manufacturer and coordination with the consultant team to provide the necessary utilities and structure for the function of the funhouse. While the area was vacant, the site had to be adapted to maintain customer pathways from various locations of the park.
- Registered Architect: TX (23365)
- National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (74583)
- Bachelor of Arts – Architecture
Jason Winn, RA, AICP, CEM, LEED AP EBOM, Architect and Planner
Jason Murray Winn is a multi-disciplinary urban change professional, university lecturer, and project manager with twenty-five years’ experience in the fields of land- management, architecture, engineering, energy management, and city/regional planning. In addition to managing his team, he has led several large mixed-discipline consultant teams incorporating industry and academic offices for the delivery of projects on time, on budget, with good results.
- Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Throughout Texas. Project Manager and Field Assessor for the Texas Parks and Wildlife state-wide facility assessment. This study evaluated the existing state assets in the field with a focus on the sustainability, physical infrastructure, and historic amenities. My report enabled the release of approximately $63 million in pending capital project funding. In addition, assembled a comprehensive development plan serving over 23,000,000 Texas residents, and millions of visitors each year through a system of 93 state parks following intensive, multi-variate analysis and extensive public input.
- Time ship Biomedical Park, Comfort, TX. Architect and Planner for Time ship bio-medical research and cryo-preservation campus in Comfort, Texas. I conducted thirty-layer site analysis for a 1000-year projected life-span building for the preservation of world-wide biological survey and human remains (ostensibly for future revival). Projected included all-threats assessment, energy planning, clean water assessment, transportation planning, logistics planning, extreme long-term sustainability planning.
- Audie Murphy VA Hospital, San Antonio, TX. Design Architect for an Emergency Department renovation and new Human Resources building at Audie Murphy VA Hospital. My team was tasked with adapting an existing layout with considerable structural constraints to expand the capacity of level IV and V patient care without impacting the level I, II, and III patients. This could only be accomplished by relocating the Human Resources department to a new facility that we rolled into the Emergency Room budget.
- SAConnect.online Community Infrastructure Plan, San Antonio, TX. Project manager on the behalf of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, all available infrastructure maps and future infrastructure plans were collocated into a single interface enabling potential employers to quickly evaluate the infrastructure of San Antonio for feasibility of achieving their business plan. As a value-added feature, the city zoning map was rectified to the county tax value map, allowing for use type to be paired with appraised values. The final project provided an economic development tool that simultaneously demonstrated environmentally sensitive areas, historic amenities, over-burdened roadways with associated smog issues.
- City of Carrizo Springs Master Plan, Carrizo Springs, TX. Project Planner utilizing census data, conducted data analysis of vehicular impact on environment and economic wellbeing of community. Engaging both the public and city leadership, I developed strategies for the community to simultaneously address deferred maintenance and overall quality of life for residents. Final report outlined findings but focused on a variety of developed strategies to improve economic conditions while reducing the air quality hazards to the community (as vetted by public survey).
- 5 Natural Gas Fueling Stations in Houston and San Antonio, TX. Project Manager for multiple natural gas fueling stations throughout central, east, and south Texas. Projects included market analysis, civil design, mechanical and plumbing design, governmental permitting, and construction observation.
- 2011 Housing Community Profile USAFE for the United States Air Force, Germany. Engineering Assessor for five US Air Bases in Germany. Inspected and scored the condition of the sustainability, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment in multifamily and general officers’ housing.
- 2010 Dormitory Master Plan for the United States Air Force, USA, Japan, Turkey, and Greenland. Architect Assessor for FCA of 240 dormitories at sixteen installations domestic and international. Dormitories were scored conditionally, functionally, and for energy performance. Based on total facility score individual buildings are categorized for sustainment, divestment, or demolition based on projected manpower needs of each facility.
- Radiation Oncology Center Design at the Audie Murphy VA Medical Center, San Antonio, TX. QA/QC Manager for the new construction of an oncology center at Audie Murphy VA Hospital (unbuilt). The team was tasked with a narrow site on federal property to build a 25-ton radiation vault with two linear accelerators and adapt another 3000 sq ft of existing office space to executive suite.
- JMFO Food Services Exchange at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Project Designer for new dining facility already under construction by USACE. As an exchange project, this was left until the overall project was 80% built, and negotiations had to be made with the franchiser and the contractors to accommodate all the requirements of the food service mission.
- Historic Restoration of the E. Arthur Davenport House, River Forest, Illinois. Project Draftsmen for house designed in 1901 by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The focus of the restoration was on the experimental wood-construction, deep-yet-thin eaves that were insufficiently supported against deflection due to age and snow- loads. The client-architect, at over six-feet tall, is twenty-four inches taller than the original architect, and this required careful house-planning to adapt the design.
- San Antonio Archdiocese St. Peter Upon-the-Water, Ingram, TX. Planner and Project Designer for retreat facilities and master plan. Designed and oversaw construction for laity retreat duplex and retreat cabin for the Archbishop of San Antonio. The master plan included a twenty-year plan to bring utilities and conference space to their Texas hill-country site on Indian Creek outside Kerrville.
- Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas Offices, Alamo Heights, TX. As Architect re-purposing a condominium unit for the non-profit organization, secured donations for construction, custom furniture, light fixtures, and equipment resulting in a savings of $250,000 to the client. All donated materials and furniture were from recycled sources and all light fixtures are the highest efficiency lamps available at the time of the project.
- Food-service remodel at Motorola, Libertyville, IL. Project Captain for the research facility serving over 2000 employees from twenty different countries. In addition to modernizing and streamlining the food service area and dining area, special considerations were made for the multi-cultural makeup of the user group with innovations like independently ventilated sub-kitchens for preparation of ethnic cuisine.
- Museum Bend River Plaza Master Plan, San Antonio, TX. Planner for Lifshutz Companies for redevelopment of the properties joining the San Antonio River Walk to Maverick Park. The plan included mixed-use retail, residential, and museum facilities with a focus on support for starting artists.
- San Antonio Independent School District Accessibility Re-design, San Antonio, TX. Project Draftsmen and field surveyor SAISD elementary school accessibility compliance. Prepared floor plan as-built drawings for remediation of deficiencies.
- San Antonio Housing Authority ADA and Life-safety Renovations, San Antonio, TX. Project Draftsmen and field surveyor for the SAHA multi-family residential facilities for life-safety and accessibility compliance problems. Prepared floor plan as-built drawings for remediation of deficiencies.
- Registered Architect: TX (23597)
- LEED Accredited Professional Existing Buildings Operations & Maintenance (10733926-AP-O+M)
- Master of Science – Urban Design
- Master of Arts – Architecture
- Bachelor of Arts – Liberal Arts
TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS
- Certified Urban and Regional Planner (029541)
- Certified Energy Manager (85749)
Gerald Hernandez, EP, MAC, CPM, Sr. Environmental Project Manager
An accomplished, effective, and efficient Senior Environmental Manager with 29+ years of leadership experience in managing Federal, State, and Municipal Projects. Recognized for the exceptional ability to direct project teams to complete challenging projects that meet and exceed client expectations, budgetary goals, and regulatory requirements. Proven communicator, fostering trusting and long-lasting relations with management, team members, third-party agents, and clients. Maintains a current Department of Energy (DoE) L Security Clearance.
- Department of Energy (DoE) Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Piketon, OH. Developed Job Hazard Analysis (JHAs) and provide safety oversight for over 800 construction, maintenance, and/or demolition projects at the DoE Gaseous Diffusion Plant. Served as the primary compliance contact and Subject Matter Expert (SME) on assigned specialty area(s). Developed engineering controls, safe work practices, administrative controls, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidance for personnel working with and around hazardous chemicals and radioactive materials. Worked with operations and regional organizations to maintain compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), DoE and state standards. Supported the investigation and communication of near misses, releases and other relevant incidents that occur under the jurisdiction of the DoE.
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), NY. Managed 12 industrial hygienist and safety personnel during Hurricane Sandy operations, completing health and safety audits for Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), branch offices, and the New York City Joint Field Office (JFO). Performed Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) assessments at select DRCs, JFO and sections of Far Rockaway, NY.
- U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC), Nationwide. Completed Industrial Hygiene (IH) exposure monitoring for the 88th Regional Support Command throughout the US, collecting and interpreting exposure readings and air samples for Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulated hazardous materials.
- U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Nationwide. Performed Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) throughout the U.S. and developed Phase II delineation and remediation reports in accordance with ASTM E-1527, with 100% of all 65 projects completed on time and within budget.
- General Services Administration (GSA), Nationwide. Performed Environmental Audits (EAs) at GSA offices throughout the northeast, including evaluation of hazardous materials storage, use and disposal. Provided summary of findings and recommendations for operation and compliance improvements that were implemented in managed facilities located throughout the U.S. Collected air samples at each office for evaluation of Sick Building Syndrome and the management of Asbestos and Lead Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Programs.
- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Southern U.S. Managed Occupational Safety & Health (OS&H) workplace inspections throughout the southern U.S., improving overall audit accuracy and completion ratings by 40%.
- Burge Engineering & Associates, San Antonio, TX. Supervised the Environmental Department of five professionals improving overall team performance, accuracy, budget maintenance and project completion by 35%. Developed proposals for over 350 environmental projects and tracking project expenditures of up to $500K. Reviewed monthly TCEQ Chemical Water Sampling Reports and associated chain-of-custody (COC) documents for approximately 300 water wells located throughout central Texas. Managed reports for Phase II environmental projects to include installation of test pits, monitoring wells, sampling and characterization of impacted soils, groundwater and manifesting materials for disposal. Completed National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) assessments for various cell tower companies located throughout the U.S. Oversaw business development and grew existing client relationships with $350K annual increase in revenue.
- H.B. Fuller, San Antonio, TX. Developed American Institute of Architects (AIA) presentations for 475 architects, engineers, and developers. Provided technical expertise on IAQ related projects and developed best practice procedures for remediation and construction related projects that resulted in 100% customer satisfaction. Expanded business into construction market, generating $2M in additional revenue, while maintaining relationships with existing distributors that ensured 100% in retention.
- Engineering Consulting Services, Ltd., San Antonio, TX. Supervised over 15 environmental and safety professionals, ensuring 90% in employee retention. Reviewed Phase I & II ESAs and Work-Place Hazard Assessments on Federal and commercial properties. Managed over 200 NEPA assessments completed throughout the U.S. Developed, performed, reviewed and managed IAQ investigations for over eight insurance companies.
- Environmental Professional
- Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science, Certified Public Manager, Texas State University
- Associate of Science, Occupational Safety and Health, Texas State Technical College
TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS
- TDHS Mold Assessment Consultant (License No. MAC1230)
- ODH Asbestos Hazard Evaluation Specialist (License No. ES36135)
- OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification
- OSHA 29 CFR 1910: 30-Hour General Industry
- OSHA 29 CFR 1926: 30-Hour Construction
- OSHA 8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Course
- Department of Energy (DOE) – Radiation Worker I & II Certified
- Personal Protection Equipment (PPE): Levels A, B, & C
- Certified Public Manager (CPM)
- Security Clearance (DOE – L Clearance)
Dan Ross, EP, MAC, IAC, LRA, AMT, Senior Environmental Scientist
Dan is an accomplished environmental consultant professional since 1988 with experience in performing inspections for asbestos, lead-based paints, and hazardous materials. He also has experience in leading field survey crews, generating project budgets, collecting, and analyzing field data, determining remediation solutions and work plans, compiling project specifications, and establishing project completion goals within established company and regulatory requirements. He is proficient in Adobe, Paint Shop Pro, and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Incarnate Word University, Brooks City-Base, San Antonio, TX. Responsible for a complete asbestos survey for approximately 3 multi-story buildings built between 1959 and 1973. The purpose of this survey was to identify, to the extent feasible, asbestos-containing materials in accordance with federal/local laws and regulations.
- Department of Public Works, San Antonio, TX. Performed asbestos and hazardous materials surveys of various public works facilities throughout the city of San Antonio. The purpose of this survey was to identify, to the extent feasible, asbestos-containing materials and hazardous materials, such as mercury, PCB’s, and refrigerants. The inspections were performed to identify and quantify asbestos-containing materials and location of hazardous materials and conditions of containers (if applicable) in accordance with federal/local laws and regulations.
- Various Independent School Districts, San Antonio and Bexar County, TX. Established projects and performed asbestos and lead hazardous surveys of various schools and support facilities throughout the city of San Antonio and suburbs. The purpose of these surveys was to identify, to the extent feasible, asbestos-containing materials and lead-based paints, The inspections were performed to locate and quantify asbestos- containing materials and lead-based based and assess condition of the asbestos- containing materials and lead-based paints in accordance with federal/local laws and regulations. Performed project oversight involving asbestos abatement activities removal of asbestos-containing materials from school buildings and support buildings.
- Whataburger Restaurants, San Antonio, TX. Established projects and performed asbestos surveys at various Whataburger restaurants located throughout the city of San Antonio and state of Texas. The purpose of the surveys was to identify, to the extent feasible, asbestos-containing materials at restaurants scheduled for renovations. The inspections were undertaken to identify and quantify asbestos-containing materials prior to renovation activities in accordance with federal/local laws and regulations.
- Seguin City Hall, Seguin, TX. Performed asbestos survey within the Sequin city hall structure to identify and quantify, to the extent feasible, asbestos-containing materials. The inspections were undertaken to identify and quantify asbestos-containing materials prior to renovation activities of the city hall main lobby, first floor hallway, customer service waiting area, and offices in accordance with federal/local laws and regulations.
- Department of the Air Force, Laughlin AFB, Del Rio, TX. Established project and executed asbestos survey within the dental care building to identify and quantify, to the extent feasible, asbestos-containing materials. The inspection was undertaken to identify and quantify asbestos-containing materials prior to repair and renovation activities of the dental care clinic and offices in accordance with military specifications (USACE) along with federal/local laws and regulations.
- CSX Transportation, Jacksonville, FL. Established projects and executed asbestos surveys of various CSX facilities throughout the states of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and northern Florida. The purpose of the surveys was to identify, to the extent feasible, asbestos-containing materials, lead-based paints, and hazardous materials (mercury, PCB’s, and chemical solvents) at various CSX transportation facilities scheduled for demolition or renovations. The inspections were undertaken to identify and quantify asbestos-containing materials prior to renovation activities in accordance with federal/state/local laws and regulations.
- Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division, Atlanta, GA. Performed compliance inspections and complaint investigations of possible infractions of the state and federal asbestos, lead, and solid waste disposal rules throughout the state of Georgia. Rendered enforcement activities, compliance support activities and co-sponsored public outreach initiatives. Performed routine site inspections were undertaken to identify non-compliance pertaining unlawful handling and disposal of asbestos-containing materials, lead-based paint waste, and various other solid wastes (contaminated demolition debris, etc.)
- Asbestos Inspection License (603839)
- Air Monitoring Technician License (707069)
- Mold Assessment Consultant License (MAC1716)
- Asbestos Project Manager License (Pending)
- Bachelor of Science – Industrial Hygiene
TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS
- Lead Risk Assessor Certification (2071210)
Patrick Reiley, RA, Architect and Construction Superintendent
Patrick is a seasoned professional with over 40 years of experience in architectural design and construction management in federal, public, and private sectors. He also has experience in production management, constructability reviews, and contract administration.
- Building HAZMAT Assessment and Renovation Design, Fort Hood, Killeen, TX. Providing design services for the renovation of buildings 42000 and 41003 at Ft Hood. This project involves converting the 2 old dining hall facilities into a Battalion and Brigade Headquarters to provide administrative offices/space for the military and civilian staff members. Challenges include bringing these buildings up to current ADA accessible standards.
- John Marshall High School Kitchen Addition and Remodel, Northside Independent School District, San Antonio, TX. Construction Superintendent responsible for the planning and coordination of project. Supervised subcontractors to ensure schedule was on time and costs were on budget. Provided project status updates and ensured health and safety regulations were adhered to. This project involved the expansion and remodel of a high school kitchen serving over 1,200 students and faculty members. Challenges included having a temporary kitchen and serving line open while school was in session with construction was going on.
- Colby Glass Elementary School Window Replacement and ADA Upgrades, Northside Independent School District, San Antonio, TX. Construction Superintendent responsible for the planning and coordination of project. Supervised subcontractors to ensure schedule was on time and costs were on budget. Provided project status updates and ensured health and safety regulations were adhered to. This project involved replacement of all windows and upgrading the entire building to current ADA standards. Challenges included completing the project in a 2 1/2-month deadline.
- University Health System Permit Parking Lot and Site Security System Upgrades, San Antonio, TX. Construction Superintendent responsible for the planning and coordination of project. Supervised subcontractors to ensure schedule was on time and costs were on budget. Provided project status updates and ensured health and safety regulations were adhered to. This project involved upgrading the staff permit parking lot and campus security system. Challenges included weather constraints and completing the project within a short schedule.
- Security Lobbies at 9 Elementary Schools, Northside Independent School District, San Antonio, TX. Construction Superintendent responsible for the planning and coordination of project. Supervised subcontractors to ensure schedule was on time and costs were on budget. Provided project status updates and ensured health and safety regulations were adhered to. This project involved demolishing existing school entries/lobbies and constructing new lobbies. Challenges included completing the project at 9 campuses simultaneously within a short schedule.
- Thornton Elementary School Music Facility Remodel, Northside Independent School District, San Antonio, TX. Construction Superintendent responsible for the planning and coordination of project. Supervised subcontractors to ensure schedule was on time and costs were on budget. Provided project status updates and ensured health and safety regulations were adhered to. This project involved the remodeling and expansion of the music facility to accommodate more students and instruments. Challenges included completing the project during the summer within a compressed schedule.
- Registered Architect: TX (14770)
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