Dr. Smith is experienced in environmental engineering and remediation, including the performance and preparation of contamination assessments, remediation implementation and contract management, Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, hazardous material assessments and surveys, soil and groundwater sampling, underground storage tank removal oversight, report writing and review, and equipment maintenance. Dr. Smith currently manages and supports various advanced environmental projects, which include large-scale site assessments, remediation plans, soil management plans, and blending/source removal plans. She provides environmental services both in the private and public sectors. She has a PhD in Civil Engineering from the Florida State University.
Dr. Smith has worked with the Miami-Dade County Department of Environmental Resources Management (DERM) Cover, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Petroleum Restoration Program (PRP), the Drycleaning Solvent Cleanup Program, the FDEP Site Investigation Section (SIS) and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) on a variety of projects and contaminant types, including chlorinated solvents, petroleum constituents, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) metals, pesticides, and herbicides. Projects typically have involved feasibility studies, due diligence investigations, environmental studies, site investigations and assessments, remediation design and construction services, and preparation of various procurement documents. Facilities have included historic agricultural lands and golf courses, petroleum facilities, wetlands, stormwater treatment areas, transfer and substation stations, and support facilities (e.g., stormwater, utilities).