Matt Roberts

Mr. Roberts has experience in the environmental field serving in a variety of technical and task management roles.  He has been involved in research, remediation activities, data collection and interpretation, project oversight, and report compilation.  His experience includes creating field contour maps, field data collection, geomorphology studies, soil, water and air sampling.  His relevant project experience includes:

Bachelor of Science – Biology, University of Washington, 2005.
Bachelor of Arts – Environmental Studies, University of Washington, 2005.
Minor in Political Science, University of Washington, 2005.
Professional Registrations
40 Hour Hazmat Certified

Harbor Island Superfund Site
ARCO Products Company, Seattle, WA
Mr. Roberts currently serves as staff scientist and remediation system technician for on-going state-lead (MTCA) RI/FS activities for a bulk fuel terminal located on the Duwamish River, within the Harbor Island CERCLA site in Seattle, Washington.  The bulk fuel terminal is a potentially liable party (PLP) and impacts at the site include soil and groundwater contamination with petroleum hydrocarbons, metals, and other constituents.  He is responsible for the operation and maintenance of a large product recovery system, which includes soil vapor extraction, air sparging, and free product recovery with groundwater treatment.  Mr. Roberts performs the majority of the field activities, as well as, oversight during amendments or repairs to the current system.  In addition to field activities, his responsibilities include data entry and analysis, report preparation, and vendor contact.

Patented In Well Remediation Technology (ART)
Confidential Client for Mixed-Use Development, Seattle, Washington
Mr. Roberts served as remediation system technician for a voluntary cleanup action at a mixed-use development, previously a commercial development.  An old, leaking underground drainage line resulted in PCE impacted soils and groundwater.  The site is currently being remediated by a new technology, ART, which combines air sparge, air stripping, and soil vapor extraction all located in an in-well arrangement.  Mr. Roberts is responsible for groundwater monitoring, system maintenance and upkeep, report preparation, data interpretation, and vendor contact.

City of Lynnwood, Public Works Department
Mr. Roberts worked closely with the City of Lynnwood’s Director of Transportation and Storm Water Management to document and map the cities entire storm water system through the use of GIS software, for compliance with NPDES regulations.

600 Acre Development
Proposed Tourism Center, Tamil Nadu, India
Served as a team member with five other students and a field geologist responsible for developing and presenting a detailed plan to lay out sustainable development criteria for part of a planned living community in rural India.  This included building design, sanitation, storm water management, landscaping, and land use to suit the projected future development of the site.  This required extensive research of the geologic, and hydrologic features and dynamics of the area.  Not to mention, extensive research to determine the most appropriate and effective future design recommendations. This project included historical and current land use, cultural/archaeological aspects related to the native Indian population who lives in the surrounding area, biological concerns such as water resource management, and biodiversity concerns regarding the introduction of new species and the ebb and flow of species inhabiting and migration throughout the landscape.