Brian has a B.S. in Environmental Geology from Northeastern University and carries over 18 years of experience. In addition, Brian has completed OSHA 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operator Training, OSHA Confined Space Entry, OSHA Site Supervisor Training, Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certified, 40‐hour MSHA-Mandated Safety Training for Miners, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Construction Quality Management for Contractors.
Brian has extensive experience in completing mine reclamation, stream restoration, fish habitat construction, flood repair, abandoned mine lands safeguarding, and environmental site assessments on projects located throughout Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, California, New Mexico, and Arizona. These investigations included preparing cost proposals, work plans, project schedules, operating heavy equipment for reclamation activities, overseeing subcontractors, managing project budgets and schedules, technical writing, drafting, and reporting. He has worked closely with federal and state regulatory agencies including the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment; Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety; U.S. Forest Service; National Park Service; Trout Unlimited; Bureau of Land Management; Natural Resource Conservation Service; Environmental Protection Agency; State of California; and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality to perform all project-related activities in accordance with applicable regulatory guidelines.
Brian has reclaimed over 80 acres of mine impacted lands, restored over 10 miles of degraded rivers, streams, and creeks, safeguarded over 800 abandoned mines, and has nearly 10,000 hours of heavy equipment operation.