Mr. Cormier received his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from McNeese State University in 1997 and upon completion of his degree, joined HET as an Environmental Scientist. He has extensive experience in all field aspects, including drilling, sampling, and well installations. He is responsible for the planning and coordination of field crew activities for the firm and is an experienced Project Manager for numerous Phase I/Phase II Environmental Site Investigations, including UST facilities, dry cleaning facilities, various commercial facilities, oilfield production facilities, and large tracts, including farmlands and woodlands.
Mr. Cormier assists in oilfield and UST site evaluations with his knowledge of appropriate soil and groundwater sampling protocols, knowledge of drilling techniques and equipment, and in providing drilling and well installation support. He has also been Project Manager for all aspects of remediation, restoration, and decommissioning of oilfield operational areas and pit closure operations. Mr. Cormier is responsible for the coordination of subcontractors and preparation of Closure Reports.
Mr. Cormier also is in charge of waste water discharge permit applications, along with discharge monitoring and reporting, for over two (2) dozen facilities, including UST remediation system discharges, storm water discharges, and industrial waste water discharges. He is also responsible for coordinating and supervising remedial system installation and maintenance activities.
Mr. Cormier is a Louisiana Professional Geoscientist (#356). Mr. Cormier is also recognized as a Certified Environmental Professional (Cert. #08030396) by the Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals. Mr. Cormier is an LDEQ Licensed Asbestos Inspector (#0I00921) and conducts such inspections, as needed, as part of Phase I/Phase II Environmental Site Investigations. He is an approved LDEQ naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) and manages projects associated with NORM. He also completed the 40-hour OSHA Hazardous Materials Training. Mr. Cormier has developed numerous U.S. Coast Guard Facility Response Plans, Security Plans, and Best Management Practices Plans for facilities along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas. He has also conducted numerous indoor air quality and mold investigations for commercial properties.