First Environment is excited to announce an addition to our site investigation and remediation group in Boonton, New Jersey. Jeremy Deeks is an environmental scientist who will be performing Preliminary Assessments and Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments as well as conducting site and remedial investigations of impacted soil and groundwater at private residences, public properties, and industrial sites. He will also be assisting in the operation, monitoring and maintenance of active remediation systems; groundwater sampling; soil sampling; soil borings; test pits; oversight of UST removal and tank cleaning; soil excavations; in-situ bioaugmentation; injection wells; monitoring well installations; hazardous waste consolidation; and lab packs. Jeremy has submitted OPRA Requests and conducted extensive record reviews. He is familiar with the regulatory permitting process including applications and permit compliance. His responsibilities will also include site inspections, technical reporting, and oversight as well as providing technical support to Licensed Site Remediation Professionals.
Jeremy’s specific areas of expertise include the following:
- Environmental site assessments (Phase I and IIs)
- NJDEP ISRA compliance sites
- Acquisition and maintenance of Soil/Groundwater Remedial Action Permits (NJDEP)
- Soil, sediment, and groundwater delineation
- Chemical and biological injection systems
- SVE/AS remedial systems
- UST removals
- Remedial design
- Risk assessments
- Treatment studies
- Technical reporting
- Historic records review
Jeremy has a Masters in Environmental Science and recently served as an adjunct professor of environmental science courses at John Jay College. He is also a member of the National Groundwater Association and Environmental Remediation Specialists. Jeremy holds certifications in Hazardous Waste Site Operations and Emergency Response (40-hr), and First-aid and CPR, and has completed an Effective Environmental Field Sampling and Data Collection course at Rutgers University.