James “Jay” Reid is a licensed professional engineer with over 40 years’ experience in design and construction of environmental systems, project management, and plant operations and maintenance management. Leveraging this vast and varied experience, he serves as an invaluable resource to our clients. As a project manager, Jay has successfully implemented small to large-scale environmental projects focused on compliance, assessment/characterization, remediation and closure of sites impacted with hazardous substances and petroleum. He has also provided leadership on numerous federal and state lead Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), wastewater treatment, and hydrocarbon related projects, including ones designed to allow for reuse or divestiture of the property. He has specific brownfield remediation experience with projects being conducted under the Ohio Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and Pennsylvania Land Recycling Program (Act 2).
Jay has substantial experience with agency negotiations on behalf of his clients and has led and participated in public meetings to present project strategies and supported public outreach programs. Over the years Jay has directed many environmental system design, installation, permitting, and operation projects. Through his remedial expertise, he successfully negotiated modifications to the scopes of work for implementing remedial designs at several National Priorities List (NPL) sites, providing significant cost savings to his clients.