Ben has worked as an environmental, geotechnical, and civil consultant since 1999. He uses his exceptional oral and written communication skills as well as his interpersonal, analytical, and leadership abilities to skillfully coordinate and conduct public meetings and workshops related to environmental and sustainability projects. Ben has experience in brownfield redevelopment, environmental investigation and remediation, landfill design and construction, biogas-to-energy systems, feasibility studies for renewable energy projects, geotechnical stability analysis, surface water runoff design and analysis, regulatory permitting, and municipal engineering.
Ben works effectively with regulatory personnel, including Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials. Ben has played a lead role in developing Wisconsin Environmental Policy Act-compliant EIA/EIS reports for large and complex projects with the State of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin System. He also has served as certifying site engineer and internal construction administrator for large landfill capital projects, including expansions, investigations, gas projects, earthwork, leachate collection systems, caps, and liners.
His areas of expertise include:
- Brownfield redevelopment
- Environmental impact assessments
- Environmental impact statements
- Grant writing
- Solid waste management, design, and permitting
- Client and public relations
- Biogas-to-energy systems