Nicholas (Niko) Villanueva, PE, provides engineering and drafting support for environmental and waste management solutions, including municipal solid waste landfills, coal combustion residual landfills, and composting facilities for compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies. He is a Professional Engineer licensed in Illinois.
He performs engineering modeling and analyses for various landfill systems such as leachate and gas collection and control systems, leachate generation analyses, foundation analysis, pipe strength calculations, bearing capacity calculations, and storm water management. He also develops cost estimates and material quantities for construction and engineering projects.
Additionally, Mr. Villanueva performs field technician duties including CQA officer tasks and responsibilities, and field monitoring for landfill bottom liner systems, final cover systems, landfill gas management systems, leachate management systems, and groundwater sampling.