Environmental Standards, Inc.
Associate Principal Chemist
July 2017 — Present
Your amazing online presence is right this way.Create your profile
Experienced Chemist with a demonstrated history of working in the environmental services industry. Skilled in Environmental Compliance, Water Quality, Soil, Analytical Chemistry, Data Validation, Auditing, Project Management, and Quality Assurance. Strong leader and technical mentor and supervisor.
As a Senior Quality Assurance Chemist, I am responsible for managing corporate laboratory programs, third-party data validation, forensic data review and consulting chemistry projects. I coordinate discrete and ongoing quality monitoring activities including laboratory auditing, performance evaluation studies, and data validation. I serve as the technical reference point for the laboratory programs and assist several clients in preparing technical requests for proposals for environmental laboratory services and in selecting appropriate laboratories to meet their specific requirements.
Experienced in performing analytical data validation to determine both analytical data quality and usability. Data reviewed include those for US EPA CLP protocols and SW-846 methods and I evaluate laboratory data deliverables to determine compliance with regulatory and client-specific requirements.
Other responsibilities include mentoring junior chemists and project budget and schedule tracking.
Rodgers, E. E., R. L. Forman, R. J. Vitale, J. N. Gable, et. al. “Lessons Learned – Biological Collection, Preparation, and Analysis Associated with the TVA Kingston Ash Recovery Project.” (Poster). SETAC North America 34th Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 2013.
Rodgers, E. E., R. J. Vitale.“ Case Study: A Contaminated River Sediment Dredging Project – Sample Splits Revealed Interesting Sample Chemistry.” Sediment Management Work Group Fall Forum Meeting, October 2013
Rodgers, E. E., R. L. Forman, R. J. Vitale, W. J. Rogers, N. E. Carriker. “A Different Approach to Detection Limits” (Poster). SETAC North America 33rd Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, November 2012.