Kirk Giessinger

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER


EDUCATION

1987    Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry – Mississippi State University
1991-1994    Graduates Studies, Environmental Engineering – University of Mississippi

 

AFFILIATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING

  • 40-hour OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER) and 8-hour updates
  • Certified Asbestos Inspector, Mississippi
  • Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC)
  • Member, Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA)
  • Member, American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019 – Present
Senior Project Manager
, Environmental Compliance & Safety, Inc.

Primarily responsible for air, wastewater, and hazardous waste technical support and project management for compliance and permitting services. Projects include indoor air quality (IAQ) and mold investigations, asbestos surveys, industrial hygiene sampling for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulated contaminants, multimedia environmental compliance site assessments, Title V and Synthetic Minor air permit applications, air emission inventories, Title V annual certifications and semi-annual reports, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit applications, discharge monitoring reports (DMR), Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), RCRA contingency plans, Tier II/Form R Reports, Waste Minimization Plans and Reports, Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure (SPCC) plans, Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), and providing interface with regulatory agencies.

2016 – 2019
Senior Scientist,
EarthCon Consultants, Inc.

Responsibilities included business development, proposal preparation, project management, field activity, and report preparation for projects involving industrial hygiene sampling for (OSHA) regulated contaminants, compliance audits, Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), hazardous waste management, (IAQ and mold investigations, asbestos surveys, Title V air permit applications, SWPPPs, SPCC plans and NPDES permit applications. Clients included various industrial facilities, commercial property owners, and property management companies.

2005 – 2016
Senior Project Manager,
EnSafe Inc.

Supervised two staff members in addition to project management responsibilities including proposal preparation, field activity, and report preparation for a variety of projects involving industrial hygiene sampling, compliance audits, Phase I ESAs, hazardous waste management, underground storage tank (UST) closures, soil/groundwater sampling events, IAQ and mold investigations, asbestos surveys, Title V air permit applications, SWPPPs, SPCC plans, and NPDES permit applications. Performed projects for the U.S. Navy, aerospace and defense contractor facilities, a refinery, a plastics manufacturer, agricultural chemical facilities, asphalt plants and terminals, paper mills, woodyards, natural gas processing plants, and a small arms ammunition manufacturer. Clients also included various industrial facilities, commercial property owners, and property management companies.

1995 – 2005
 Senior Project Manager,
Earth Consulting Group, Inc.

Performed regulatory compliance audits and air emission inventories; prepared Title V air permit applications, NPDES permit applications, SWPPPs, and SPCC plans. Other responsibilities included UST tank closures, IAQ and mold inspections, Phase I ESAs, asbestos inspections, and air monitoring for OSHA-regulated contaminants. Additional responsibilities included maintenance of groundwater remediation systems, business development, client/regulatory interface, website and local area network maintenance, and computer technical support.

1991 – 1995
Project Scientist,
Environmental Protection Systems, Inc.

Completed ASTM Phase I ESAs, soil and groundwater assessments, and sampling events for MDEQ-regulated sites. Prepared State Operating, Title V, and Construction air permit applications, NPDES permit applications, SPCCs, and DMRs for industrial clients.

1988 – 1991
QA/QC Manager and Analyst, EPS Analytical Services, Inc.

Performed laboratory analyses including asbestos (polarized light microscopy), gas chromatography, and wet chemistry analyses. Promoted to QA/QC Manager, becoming responsible for developing and implementing laboratory QA/QC program and reviewing raw data and all laboratory reports prior to final report issuance.

1987 – 1988
Research Assistant, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Performed various laboratory procedures including gel electrophoresis, HPLC, and column chromatography, to isolate specific blood proteins used in cancer research.