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Brien Diggs_Resume 2015a

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Brien Diggs_Resume 2015a

  1. 1. Larry O’Brien Diggs, Jr. RESUME OF QUALIFICATIONS Employment History Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Montgomery Alabama Environmental Scientist, Senior, March 1991 to present • Conduct training and mentoring activities to assure that personnel are prepared to successfully perform assigned duties. • Conduct field performance and equipment operations audits. • Develop, coordinate and implement wetlands assessments for the USEPA National Wetlands Assessment. • Act as Alabama representative for surface contamination assessment teams during Deep Water Horizon oil spill event. • Coordinate, develop, and implement surface water quality studies. • Collect, process and identify aquatic macro invertebrates. • Compile and interpret chemical, biological, and physical surface water quality data. • Prepare concise and accurate water quality study reports. Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Montgomery Alabama Environmental Scientist I, August 1987 to March 1991 • Design and execute water quality study proposals utilizing the appropriate equipment and sampling methodology. • Collect, process and identify aquatic macro invertebrates. • Compile and interpret chemical, biological, and physical surface water quality data. • Prepare concise and accurate water quality study reports. • Assist in maintenance of sampling equipment, boats, and field water quality measurement instruments. Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Montgomery Alabama Pollution Control Specialist I, May 1985 to August 1987 • Collect, preserve and transport groundwater, sludge, soil, and sediment samples to determine impact by industrial and/or municipal facilities. Conduct field analysis. • Sample drums, septic tanks, and leachates for analysis. • Conduct reconnaissance inspections at municipal and/or industrial wastewater treatment lagoons. • Conduct intensive surveys and ambient monitoring. • Write CERCLA, RCRA, UIC and NPDES reports. • Investigate pollution complaints, fish kills, and oil and hazardous materials spills. • Conduct compliance sampling inspections.
  2. 2. Larry O’Brien Diggs, Jr. RESUME OF QUALIFICATIONS Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Montgomery Alabama Student-Aide, February 1981 to March 1985 • Conduct compliance sampling inspections at industrial and municipal wastewater treatment facilities. • Collect sludge and soil samples for analysis. • Maintain, repair and clean field sampling equipment as necessary. EDUCATION Auburn University of Montgomery 1985 Bachelor of Science in Biology: Environmental Technology ADDITIONAL TRAINING Auburn University: Introduction to Stream Restoration Using Natural Channel Design Auburn University: Stream Morphology Assessment Workshop USEPA: Region IV Odonate Taxonomy Training University of Florida: Larval Midge (Chironomidae) Identification University of North Carolina: Taxonomy and Natural History of Appalachian Mayflies, Stoneflies and Caddisflies Utah Division of Wildlife Resources: Fish Health Assessment Procedures Wetland Resources Environmental Consulting: Wetland Delineation Workshop ALDCNR: Alabama Boating Basics Course (I possess a boat operator’s license.) State of Alabama: Introduction to the Personal Computer and DOS State of Alabama: Introduction to Microsoft Word for Windows State of Alabama: Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows State of Alabama: Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows State of Alabama: Introduction to Microsoft Access USEPA: Personnel Protection and Safety USEPA: Hazardous Materials Incidence Response Operations USEPA: Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Site Ranking System AEMA: Fundamental Course for Radiological Monitors ADEM: Visible Emission Evaluation Training Program USEPA: Hazardous Waste Site Sampling USEPA: RCRA Personnel Protection and Safety USEPA: Air Surveillance for Hazardous Materials USEPA: Techniques for Scoring of Hazardous Waste Sites USEPA: Groundwater Monitoring Seminar American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR ADEM: Field Operations Stream Sampling Training and QA/QC Course (Instructor) 2
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