OMAHA, NE – Charles Joyce, Senior Project Geologist at SCS Aquaterra, was recently appointed by Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts to a five-year term on the Nebraska Board of Geologists. The mission of the Board is to assure geological practices in Nebraska are carried out by highly qualified professionals to safeguard the life, health, and property of the citizens of Nebraska.
Mr. Joyce is a licensed professional geologist providing compliance oversight and environmental services to SCS clients in the central region of the U.S. and for the citizens of Nebraska. Mr. Joyce has specialized experience performing underground storage tank (UST) environmental services. He has completed numerous tank removals, site investigations, and characterizations, including remediation and risk-based cleanups. As a HAZWOPER Supervisor, Mr. Joyce is trained to address the safety risks associated with open excavations, confined spaces, and hazardous atmospheres that can be associated with subsurface activities. As such, he has completed numerous health and safety plans for investigations at hazardous materials sites to protect public welfare.
Mr. Joyce is also a Certified Groundwater Professional, Petroleum Remediation Consultant, Petroleum Release Remediator, and licensed driller and pump installation contractor. His environmental technical consulting experience is focused on providing safe hydrogeological services to SCS clients. His educational and professional background provides valuable insight into environmental due diligence, bedrock evaluations, contaminant transport modeling, health and safety compliance, drilling, well installation, and groundwater remediation.
“I’m pleased to appoint Charles to the Nebraska Board of Geologists,” said Governor Ricketts. “My goal is to continue appointing the best and brightest citizens to meet public safety expectations and our state regulatory policies.”