PATRICK G. MARTIN, c.p.g.

President, Professional Geologist/Soil Gas Specialist
ENVIRONMENTAL PRIORITY SERVICE, INC.
7193 E. Benfield Rd.
Salina, Kansas 67401
(785) 823-6205

 

 
7/93 - Present

Environmental Priority Service, Inc.

Founded this company to provide environmental sampling and analytical services to other environmental consultants and various businesses requiring environmental impact studies, groundwater investigations, pipeline and underground storage tank environmental assessments, real estate transactions and marketing of new product lines for sampling and remedial technologies. Responsibilities include project management of all on-going projects, government liaison, new law review, technical writing, marketing, final reporting, technical manual development and customer contact.

10/90 - 4/93
 
TerraTech Environmental Service, Inc.

Employed as an environmental geologist and soil gas specialist. Responsibilities included providing technical expertise as well as project management and supervision in the evaluation of soil, soil gas, and groundwater investigations. This involved the collection and analysis of field samples using strict QA/QC procedures and finally validating results. Duties also included overseeing all field analytical work, project management of state funded work, regulatory compliance, field geology, technical writing, designing of all company brochures and literature, review and finalization of all report drafts, sales and marketing, submittal of projects and cost proposals and finalizing invoices. Responsibilities also included the interpretation of contaminant fate and transport, degradation and chemical analysis of contaminants within the subsurface.

1/90 - 10/90
 
Geoprobe Systems/Division of Kejr Engineering

Responsibilities included extensive training in gas chromatography, applying training toward soil gas, soil, and groundwater investigations, preparing workshops and training clients throughout the country on gas chromatography applications in the environmental field utilizing Geoprobe's 8-M probing machine and Shimadzu's GC-14A gas chromatograph and integrator. Duties also included designing newsletters, brochures, technical instruction manuals and providing technical support. Also trained the KDHE geoprobing staff as well as EPA "Fit" teams.

Summers '85-'89
 
Brown & Brown Construction

Assistant Foreman/Foreman

3/84 - 2/85
 
R.P. Nixon Production

All Positions on Oil Rig

 
Environmental Experience Includes:

Project Manager of over 350 soil gas, soil and/or groundwater investigations throughout the midwestern region of the United States. This included field analysis of soil gas, soil and groundwater utilizing a geoprobe unit equipped with a laboratory-grade gas chromatograph. Projects included environmental assessments for determining potential responsible parties (PRP's) of contamination, real estate transactions, superfund sites, pipeline spills and plume delineations.

Performed over 50 UST groundwater investigations, utilizing the geoprobe and the mobile laboratory, for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's (KDHE's) state trust fund program. The groundwater investigations included the delineation of hydrocarbon contamination within the groundwater surrounding underground storage tanks. These investigations were all conducted under contract with other consultant firms.

Chief analyst utilizing field gas chromatography of over 1000 soil gas testholes at a Superfund site contaminated with halogenated hydrocarbons. The investigation included the analysis of seven (7) key halogenated compounds utilizing the mobile laboratory-grade gas chromatograph. Project was conducted to determine PRP's and to define the extent of the groundwater contamination. Also assisted in the installation of permanent monitoring wells at the Superfund site as well as providing geological and geochemical expertise while in the field.

Project manager of a major pipeline spill in east Texas. Performed and finalized project under Texas Water Commission guidelines. Chief analyst utilizing field gas chromatography while analyzing soil and groundwater samples. Also, provided geologic supervision and management for installation of numerous monitoring wells and soil borings. Included logging soils, sampling soil and groundwater, and shipping samples under chain of custody to a certified laboratory.

Provided geologic supervision and management for the installation of numerous monitoring wells for UST investigations. Included logging of soils, sampling of soil and groundwater and shipment of samples under chain of custody to certified laboratories.

Project manager of one (1) Kansas State Trust Fund Project. Project has been completed and report finalized and approved by the State of Kansas.

Provided environmental consultation of a major pipeline spill in northern Indiana. Project included emergency response and direct geological supervision of field sampling and analysis, and consultation of four (4) major pipeline companies involved in the project.

Provided environmental consultation services for an engineering firm in west Oklahoma in determining the extent of petroleum related groundwater contamination. The project included direct supervision of groundwater sampling and analysis throughout two (2) small towns affected by the contamination.

Hazardous Waste Site Experience Includes:

Environmental Geologist, assisted in the installation of permanent monitoring wells at a Superfund site in southeastern Kansas.

Soil Gas Specialist/Chief Analyst, contracted for the chemical analysis of over 1000 soil gas samples. Strother Field, Arkansas City, Kansas. Halogenated Hydrocarbon contamination OSHA 29 1910.120 - level D

Soil Gas Specialist/Chief Analyst, contracted for the chemical analysis of over 30 soil gas, soil and groundwater samples at a pipeline spill near Houston, Texas. Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contamination OSHA 29 1910.120 - level D

Environmental Geologist, installed temporary piezometers and monitoring wells at a refinery in the panhandle of Texas. The geoprobe unit was utilized under level C conditions to install the wells.

Performed a soil conductivity profile at refinery in central Nebraska. Soil Conductivity data was utilized for remedial design purposes.

Performed over 15 Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) Superfund site investigations throughout the State of Nebraska. The sites were former Credit Commodity Corporations (CCC) facilities that used fumigants during their grain storage operations.

Soil Gas Specialist/Chief Analyst, contracted for the chemical analysis of over 3 months worth of soil gas, soil, and groundwater investigations at the Fort Riley Army Field near Fort Riley, Kansas. Aromatic and Halogenated Hydrocarbon contamination OSHA 29 1910.120 - level D

 
STATES LICENSED IN:
 

Environmental Priority Service, Inc. is currently licensed in Missouri, Nebraska, Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma to perform geoprobe investigations. New Mexico, Colorado, South Dakota and Iowa do not require licensing for geoprobe operators at this time.

 

  Education

Fort Hays State University

December, 1989 
Bachelor of Science 
Major: Geology

2014

OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

2013

OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

2012

OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

2011

OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

2010

OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

2009

OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma

2008

OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma

2007

OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma
 
OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma
 
OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma
 
2004 Nebraska Water Well Conference
Nebraska Well Driller's Association
Kearney, Nebraska
 
OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma
 
2004 Nebraska Water Well Conference
Nebraska Well Driller's Association
Kearney, Nebraska
 
2003 Northeastern Nebraska Geology Field Trip
Nebraska Well Driller's Association
Lincoln, Nebraska
 
2003 Seminar in Geology: 
Geophysics
Fort Hays State University
Hays, Kansas
 
OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma
 
2004 Nebraska Water Well Conference
Nebraska Well Driller's Association
Kearney, Nebraska
 
OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma
 
OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma
 
OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma
 
International Petroleum Environmental Conference
Integrated Petroluem Environmental Consortium
November 16-18
Houston, Texas
 
20 hour Operation & Field Application Course on Geoprobe's Membrane Interface Probe
Geoprobe Systems/Division of Kejr Engineering
Salina, Kansas
 
20 hour Operation & Application Course on Geoprobe's Cone Penetration Testing Equipment 
Mobile Laboratory-Grade Gas Chromatograph
Geoprobe Systems/Division of Kejr Engineering
Salina, Kansas
 
OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma
 
OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training
Recertification Course
James R. Roderick & Associates
Tulsa, Oklahoma
 
OSHA/SARA 8 Hour
Recertification Course
Kansas State Continuing Education
Salina, Kansas
 
OSHA/SARA 8 Hour 
Recertification Course
Baxter Reilley Occupational Trainers
Kansas City
 
OSHA/SARA 8 Hour 
Recertification Course
Baxter Reilley Occupational Trainers
Kansas City
 
OSHA/SARA 8 Hour 
Recertification Course
Extensions Program
Oklahoma State University
 
OSHA/SARA 8 Hour 
Recertification Course
Extensions Program
Oklahoma State University
 
OSHA/SARA 8 Hour 
Recertification Course
Curmode Associates
 
10 Hour Soil Gas Technical Excellence Seminar
Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Soil Vapor Sampling 
and Analysis for Environmental Site Investigations
Salina, Kansas
 
OSHA/SARA 8 Hour (Hazwopper) Supervisors Training
Extensions Program
Oklahoma State University
 
40 Hour OSHA/SARA Training
29 CFR 1919.120 Certification
Extensions Program
Oklahoma State University
 
Short Course in Subsurface Detection of VOC's Geoprobe Systems/Division of Kejr Engineering Salina, Kansas
 
Soil Gas Interpretation and Technology utilizing Mobile Laboratory-Grade Gas Chromatograph