Summary of Qualifications

Walker-Hill Environmental, Inc. has a full time staff of over 40 employees including project managers and field professionals that provide technical insight in subsurface and remediation matters. Walker-Hill Environmental, Inc. (WHE) is qualified and licensed to work in the following states:

Alabama

General Contractor: Water Well Drilling
Water Well Contractor

Arkansas

Water Well Contractor

Florida

Water Well Contractor

Georgia

Water Well Contractor

Kentucky

Monitoring Well Driller

Louisiana

Water Well Contractor
Water Well Drilling
Hazardous Waste Treatment or Removal

Mississippi

Water Pollution Control
Water Well Drilling
UST Remediation
Hazardous Material Abatement & Remediation
Excavation

Oklahoma

Drilling / Pump Contractor

Tennessee

Water Well Driller

Texas

Well Driller

Key Personnel

Gary Hill

Professional Registration and Certification:
Water Well Driller #A2645: Arkansas
Water Well Contractor #WWC-574: Louisiana
Water Well Contractor #0-578: Mississippi
Water Well Contractor #520: Alabama
Water Well Contractor #3081: NW Florida Water Management District
Drilling Contractor #1174: Oklahoma
Water Well Driller #58141M: Texas
Water Well Driller #755: Tennessee
Certified to Permanently Close UST’s: Mississippi
Certified Well Driller – National Ground Water Association

Professional Training:
Hazardous Materials Site Supervisor Training (LSU)
OSHA Initial Health and Safety Course – 40 hours
OSHA Refresher Health and Safety Course – 8 hours

Professional Employment:June 1996 – Present
Walker-Hill Environmental, Inc. – Foxworth, MS

President
• Personnel Relations
• Project Management
• Coordinating Drilling & Excavation Operations
• Conduct Safety Programs
• Estimating Jobs – Production Control

February 1993 – June 1996
Singley Construction Company, Inc. – Columbia, MS

Environmental Manager
• Personnel Relations
• Project Management
• Coordinating Drilling & Excavation Operations
• Conduct Safety Programs
• Estimating Jobs – Production Control

June 1991- February 1993
Griner Drilling Services, Inc. – Columbia, MS

Environmental Manager
• Project Management
• Coordinating Drilling Operations
• Estimating Jobs – Production Control
• Personnel Relations
• Safety Inspections

May 1987 – May 1991
Griner Drilling Service, Inc. – Columbia, MS

Environmental Superintendent
• Sales
• Project Field Supervision
• Drill Crews Coordination
• Site Safety

May 1979 – April 1987
Griner Drilling Service, Inc. – Columbia, MS

Driller / Technician
• Operating Equipment – Hollow-stem auger, mud rotary, pump installation
• Pump test, etc.
• Rig Maintenance

Specific Projects:

Cavern Natural Gas Release
Southeast MS
Supervisor of natural gas release site. Drilled and installed over 270 vent and relief wells ranging in depths of 60 feet – 630 feet.

US Army Corp of Engineers
New Orleans Levee System, New Orleans, LA
Drilled and sampled numerous geotechnical soil borings from 40 – 200 feet.

Entergy
Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, Port Gibson, MS
Drilled and sampled numerous geotechnical soil borings from 60 – 240 feet.

US Army Corps of Engineers – Columbus Air Force Base; Columbus, Mississippi
Excavated, transported, and disposed of over 2,000 tons of JP-4 contaminated soil, installed a groundwater/soil vapor air sparge system, including (46) – 4” PVC wells and 4,000 feet of piping.

BellSouth Telecommunication
Mississippi
UST removals and contaminated soil remediation at (20) sites in Mississippi.

Mississippi Department of Transportation

UST removals and contaminated soil remediation at (4) sites in Mississippi.

United States Postal Service, Maintenance Center
Jackson, Mississippi
Excavated, transported, and disposed of petroleum contaminated soil associated with UST.

Eric Meitzler

Professional Registration and Certification:
OSHA Initial Health and Safety Course – 40 hours
OSHA Refresher Health and Safety Course – 8 hours

Professional Employment:

February 2001 – Present
Walker-Hill Environmental, Inc. – Foxworth, MS

Vice President / Project Manager
• Personnel Relations
• Project Management
• Coordinating Drilling & Excavation Operations
• Conduct Safety Programs
• Sales
• Estimating Jobs – Production Control

Specific Projects:

MDEQ Trust Fund site
- Ora Grocery in Collins, MS
Organized field operation for the excavation and removal of 1,767 tons of petroleum impacted soil

MDEQ Trust Fund site
- Bonnie's Country Store in Tylertown, MS
Organized field operations for the installation of 4" recovery wells and remediation unit

Occidental Chemical Corporation
in Taft, LA
Organized field operations for the installation of (3) 70 ft. stainless steel triple cased monitor wells

MDOT

Plugged and Abandoned numerous water wells on MS Gulf Coast.

MDOT
Leland, MS
Excavated, transported, and disposed of ~2000 tons of impacted soils.

MDOT
Oxford, MS
Excavated & disposed of Pesticide impacted soils.

Daren Bracey

Professional Registration and Certification:
Water Well Contractor in Arkansas
Water Well Contractor in Louisiana
Water Well Contractor in Mississippi
Water Well Contractor in Alabama
Water Well Contractor in Florida

Professional Training:
OSHA Initial Health and Safety Course – 40 hours
OSHA Refresher Health and Safety Course – 8 hours
Association of reciprocal Safety Councils, Inc. Basic Plus
Safety Council Security Passport
“A” class commercial driver license with tanker endorsement
TWIC Card
Canadian National Railroad On-Track Safety Contractor

Professional Employment:
August 2014 – Present

Walker-Hill Environmental, Inc. – Foxworth, MS
Project Manager
• Personnel Relations
• Project Management
• Coordinating Drilling & Excavation Operations
• Conduct Safety Programs
• Well Registrations
• Estimating Jobs – Production Control

October 2004 - July 2014

Sample Solutions LLC – Hattiesburg, MS
President
• Company Health and Safety Officer
• Project Management
• Operate rigs on projects
• Marketing
• Supervised probe crews

August 1996 – October 2004

Singley Construction Company, Inc. – Columbia, MS
Project Manager
• Marketing
• Project estimation
• Supervised Drill Crews
• Supervised day-to-day Operation

December 1995–August 1996

Geoscience Engineering – Jackson, MS
Driller/Technician
• Supervised Drilling Operations
• Oversight construction material testing
• Maintained Drilling Equipment

May 1995 – December 1995

GES – Jackson, MS
Driller/Technician
• Drilling Operations
• Supervised Drill Crew
• Maintained Drilling Equipment

September 1994 – May 1995
SEG. – Jackson, MS
Driller/Technician
• Drilling Operations
• Supervised Drill Crew
• Maintained Drilling Equipment

August 1989 – Sept. 1994
BCM Engineers. – Jackson, MS
Driller/Technician
• Drilling Operations
• Supervised Drill Crew
• Maintained Drilling Equipment

Sept. 1987 – August 1989

MS Department of Natural Resources – Jackson, MS
Driller/Technician
• Drilling Operations
• Supervised Drill Crew
• Maintained Drilling Equipment

August 1986 –Sept. 1987

Layne Western, – Jackson, MS
Driller’s Helper
• Crew member on drill rig and pump rigs

Jody Neal

Professional Registration and Training Courses:
40-Hours OSHA Initial Health-Safety Courses
8-Hours OSHA Refresher Health-Safety Courses
Loss Prevention Training
Hazwoper
UST from State of Mississippi to permanently close Professional Employment:

February 1999-Present

Walker-Hill Environmental, Inc. - Foxworth, MS
Field Foreman for Remediation Operator
• Excavation Equipment Operator
• Welder
• Machinist
• Geoprobe Operator

Specific Projects:

Mississippi Department of Transportation
Oxford, MS
UST removals and contaminated soil remediation, excavation 1000 gallon tank

Mississippi Department of Transportation
Oxford, MS
Excavate and backfill, Plug and Abandon 4 wells

Mississippi Department of Transportation
New Albany, MS
Excavate Trench 15’ by 90’, 200 yards

Mississippi Department of Transportation
Hickory, MS
Pull UST Tank

Rusty Rizzo

Professional Training:
OSHA Hazardous Waste Training – 40 hour
OSHA Refresher Training Courses – 8 hour

Professional Experience:
February 2000 – Present

Walker-Hill Environmental, Inc. – Columbia, MS
Regional Manager – Walker, LA office
•Responsible for management of Louisiana office
• Management of field personnel
• Business development
• Technical proposals
• Project management
• Technical report preparation

November 1997 – February 2000
Tetra – Tech EM, Inc. – Baton Rouge, LA
Project Geologist
• Management of field personnel
• Oversight and sampling activities
• Report preparation at various Superfund sites (U.S. EPA), Region 6
• Management of field activities and report preparation for groundwater investigations for Trinity Industries and ITEQ, Inc.

June 1994 – November 1997

Rust Environment And Infrastructure – Baton Rouge, LA
Project Geologist
• Management of field activities and report preparation for RCRA Facility Investigations (RFI) for Union Carbide Corporation and the Cos-Mar Company
• Responsible for management of field activities and report preparation for multiple Underground Storage Tank (UST) projects
• Responsible for managing field activities for hydro-geological/geotechnical investigations in AR, LA, MS, and TX

May 1993 – June 1994

Soil Testing Engineers, Inc. – Baton Rouge, LA
Associate Project Geologist
• Management of field activities associated with environmental site assessments
• Contaminated plume delineation
• Geotechnical investigations
• Monitor well sampling
• Slug testing
• Report preparation

Specific Projects:

U.S. EPA, Region 6 – Madisonville Creosote Works Superfund Site
Madisonville, Louisiana
Assistant Project Manager/Tetra Tech Health and Safety Officer for this $25 million remediation Project. Responsible for the management of (6) field personnel conducting various oversight and sampling activities associated with the 29 – acre site.

U.S. EPA, Region 6 – Gulf Coast Vacuum Services Superfund Site
Abbeville, Louisiana
Project Geologist for this multi-million dollar remediation project. Managed field oversight and sampling activities for the remedial activities conducted on the 12 - acre site.

Union Carbide Corporation
Taft, Louisiana
Managed field activities for a RFI conducted at this major chemical manufacturing facility. Included were installation of over (50) soil exploration borings, installation of monitor wells, and data reduction.

Cos-Mar Company
Carville, Louisiana
Managed field activities for groundwater investigations of the Plant I Flare at this major styrene manufacturing facility. Activities included the installation of soil borings for the collection of soil and groundwater samples for analysis of purgeable aromatic hydrocarbons, analysis of potential source areas, plume delineation, calculations of containment flow velocities, and report preparation.

Murphy Oil USA, Inc.
Alabama, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Tennessee
Managed field activities for subsurface soil and groundwater investigations during UST release investigations, extent of contaminated delineation, site closure, well decommissioning, and remediation activities.

Behles & Associates (Chapter 7 Trustee, US Bankruptcy Court – New Mexico)
New Mexico and Oklahoma
Managed field activities for subsurface soil and groundwater investigations during UST release investigations and extent of contamination delineation.

Chevron U.S.A. Products Company
Alabama. Louisiana, and Mississippi
Managed field activities for subsurface groundwater release investigations, extent of contamination delineation, site closure, well decommissioning, and remediation activities.

Waste Management of North America
Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas
Managed field activities for hydro-geological/geotechnical investigations at (4) major permitted facilities. Activities included the installation of soil borings, collection of soil samples, installation of monitor wells, slug testing with a hermit data logger and pressure transducer, slug test data reduction, production of soil profiles (cross-sections), and organization of subcontractors.

Timothy Beach

Professional Training and Certification:
Mississippi Certified to Permanently Close UST’s
OSHA Initial Health and Safety Course – 40 hour
OSHA Refresher health and Safety Course – 8 hour
Greater New Orleans Industrial Education Council Training

Professional Employment:
June 1996 – Present
Walker Hill Environmental, Inc. – Columbia, MS

Field Supervisor
• Coordinating Drilling – Excavation Operations
• Drilling – Hollow-stem Auger/Mud Rotary
• Operating Equipment – Bulldozer, Trackhoe, and Backhoe
• Rig Maintenance

January 1993 – June 1996
Singley Construction – Columbia, MS

Drilling Supervisor
• Coordinating Drilling – Excavation Operations
• Remove UST’s
• Drilling – Hollow-stem/Mud Rotary
• Operating Equipment – Bulldozer, Trackhoe, and Backhoe
• Rig Maintenance

August 1986 – June 1993

Griner Drilling Service, Inc. – Columbia, MS
Driller – Technician
• Operating Equipment – Dry hole rig/Mud Rotary
• Hollow-stem Auger/Pump Installation
• Rig Maintenance
• Equipment Operator
• Dry Hole Auger Rig

Specific Projects:

BellSouth, Law Environmental
Jackson, Mississippi
Removal of UST’s and associated petroleum contaminated soils at over (20) locations throughout Mississippi.

MDEQ LUST Trust Fund, Law Environmental
Tupelo, Mississippi
Drilled and installed groundwater recovery wells, installed trench piping, pumps, and groundwater treatment systems.

MDEQ LUST Trust Fund, Law Environmental
Columbia, MS
Drilled and installed groundwater recovery wells, installed trench piping, pumps, and groundwater treatment systems.

Law Environmental
Canton, Mississippi
Excavated, transported, and disposed of approximately 3,000 tons of petroleum contaminated soils.

Insurance

WHE maintains full insurance coverage including comprehensive liability, pollution liability, workman's compensation, and auto insurance through Stewart Sneed Hewes in Hattiesburg, MS. WHE can be bonded when necessary for most projects. WHE has the ability to modify insurance coverage when necessary to meet a particular client's needs. Insurance certificates are available upon request.