Before joining SCS, Mr. Maggio was the Director of Technical Services, Latin America, for Groundwater Technology’s International Group. In that capacity, he managed operations and business development activities in Mexico, Argentina, Peru, and Brazil. He was responsible for locating and negotiating teaming agreements with local partners, strategic planning, budgeting, and organizing bilingual teams to carry out assignments. Services offered included hydrogeologic studies, contaminant assessments in soil and groundwater, remediation projects, and environmental auditing. Mr. Maggio held that position for 5 years.
Prior to his assignment in Latin America, Mr. Maggio was the Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for the Western US Region of Groundwater Technology, Inc. In this capacity, he was responsible for strategic planning, competition analysis, proposal coordination and production, advertising, forecasting, budgeting, contract negotiations, and supervision of nine full-time sales personnel. Mr. Maggio held that position for 5 years.
Mr. Maggio began his career at Groundwater Technology in 1983 as the Operations Manager for the Torrance, CA office, which he founded. Additionally, he founded four other offices in San Diego and Ventura, CA; Phoenix, AZ; and Anchorage, AK. Mr. Maggio held that position for 5 years. Prior to joining Groundwater Technology, Mr. Maggio worked as an independent geologist for hydrogeologic consulting firms in Reno, NV, and Los Angeles, CA, and as an assistant geologist/engineer for Chevron USA. His duties for those firms included geophysical studies, field mapping, well design, field supervision of well installation, analysis of pumping test data on domestic water supply wells, hydrologic studies of naturally occurring springs, and developing groundwater budgets for specific basins. As an assistant engineer for Chevron USA, he worked in several urban oilfields throughout the Los Angeles Basin, as part of a team evaluating older oil fields for tertiary recovery.
In 1978-80, Mr. Maggio worked as a field geologist for a mineral exploration firm. His duties included the supervision of seven operating drill rigs, and the collection, analysis, and evaluation of field data to delineate a uranium orebody for Cypress Mines near Cañon City, CO. He also performed various hydrogeologic studies to provide data for the planning of mine dewatering operations and water supply wells.