Mr. Meronek is a State of California IGP Qualified Industrial Storm Water Practitioner (QISP) and QISP Trainer-of-Record (ToR) under the new IGP. Under the 2015 IGP, he has performed site Best Management Practice (BMP) and Pollutant Source Assessments, defined drainage areas, written Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), and implemented Monitoring Implementation Plans (MIPs) for over 75 facilities throughout California. He has performed National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) storm water services for state, municipal, and private clients across a vast cross-section of industrial sectors, including recycling (metal and scrap), Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs), landfills (including Subchapter N/ELG facilities), deep-ocean ports, haulers, and transportation facilities, asphalt batch plants, CalTrans sites, construction material facilities, petroleum bulk plants, landfill gas-to-energy (LFGE) plants, quarries, concrete and rebar manufacturers, lumber facilities, and breweries and wineries (including the Fifth Largest Case and Fulfilment Center in North America). Mr. Meronek has successfully worked with LRPs, facility managers, and attorneys to comprehensively reevaluate facilities for NPDES compliance using technology-based BPT/BCT/BAT implementation for control of pollutants in storm water discharge.
Mr. Meronek has over 15 years of experience in the Information Technology sector, primarily as a Project Network Engineer and Systems Analyst, and 12 years of experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) utilization, mapping, spatial analysis, and cross-platform software and data applications. He is proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D Design, ESRI ArcGIS (ArcMap 10.0), gINT, Trimble Pathfinder Office/TerraSync, both independently and across platforms. He has worked for SCS for 13 years and is based out of SCS’s Santa Rosa office in Northern California.
Over the last 10 years, Mr. Meronek has brought his Network and IT systems skills and successfully transitioned to Environmental Services by developing additional experience in a variety of environmental compliance tasks, including Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (NCRWQCB) reporting, and other state-wide environmental services and solid waste projects. Primary responsibilities include providing technical expertise for several Northern California water quality/storm water projects governed by the California Storm IGP, Construction General Permit (CGP), and Caltrans Statewide General Permit (CSGP), and preparation of reports, implementation plans, technical papers, proposals, presentations, GIS application strategies, and detailed project deliverables.