Kenneth Cwieka, LSRP

Senior Scientist/Project Manager

Ken supports First Environment’s site investigation and remediation group. He manages diverse and complex technical projects including the preparation of Preliminary Assessments in accordance with the NJDEP’s Technical Requirements for Site Remediation, as well as Phase I Environmental Site Assessments. Ken oversees a variety of soil and groundwater investigations; these sites have ranged from undeveloped vacant properties to complex manufacturing operations. He also provides oversight and technical guidance for the installation of soil borings and the installation of monitoring wells within unconsolidated and bedrock aquifers. Ken’s project experience also includes the removal of both regulated and unregulated underground storage tanks and related site remediation, including soil excavation, enhanced fluid recovery, vapor intrusion investigation, in-situ chemical oxidation, soil vapor extraction, and dual phase extraction. His experience includes the implementation of groundwater recovery and groundwater treatment systems and he has prepared and analyzed years of groundwater compliance monitoring data to evaluate system performance in accordance with NJDEP permitting. Ken also regularly prepares Remedial Investigation Reports, Remedial Action Progress Reports, Remedial Action Reports, Site Investigation Reports, Receptor Evaluation and Ecological Evaluation Reports and Vapor Intrusion/Investigation Reports. Ken also prepares Discharge to Surface Water Permit Applications and Remedial Action Permit Applications for Groundwater for NJDEP review.