DALE BODMAN, P.E.

Education
M.S. Engineering, California Polytechnic University, Pomona, California
B. S. Applied Science and Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York

Professional Registration
Professional Engineer:
– Virginia (Registered P.E. #013330)
– California (Registered Civil #C043241)
Registered Environmental Assessor I/II (#00131/#20193)
California General Contractor License-A (Hazardous Materials)

Special Studies and Courses
OSHA Hazardous Materials Health & Safety Training (40 hours)
OSHA Construction Health and Safety Training (30 Hours)
Annual HAZWOPR Refresher (8 hours)
Radiation Officer Qualified
Radiation Safety Training

Mr. Bodman has more than 25 years’ experience in public and private sector environmental engineering, engineering design services, remediation, construction design, and project/construction management of construction and remedial construction projects.  He has worked on projects as the owner’s representative, consultant, and contractor.  His experience ranges from site investigations, through advanced remediation systems to the management of complicated remedial construction projects.   Mr. Bodman has been involved in the cleanup of contaminated soil and groundwater from asbestos/lead, full range petroleum products, chlorinated solvents to radioactive waste.  He has experience with the following remedial technologies- Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE) (high and low vacuum), Multi-Phase Extraction (MPE), Air Sparging, Pneumatic Fracturing, Air-Stripping, Chemical Oxidation (ISCO) and In-Situ and Ex-Situ Biotechnologies.

Mr. Bodman has worked under numerous Federal and State regulatory agencies across the country.  He has presented projects to the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), California Regional Water Control Boards (RWQCB) and the Department of Environmental Health in several cities.  His projects have involved the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action and Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) remedial investigations and action plans.

He is a decisive business growth strategist and adaptable leader with superior integrity who shifts direction quickly to address changes in project and priorities.  Mr. Bodman is a gifted communicator who excels under pressure in fluid, multicultural environments and builds trust through sincere engagement and exemplary leadership, earning a well-regarded reputation.

RELEVANT PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Energy/Utility/Oil and Gas Projects

Soil and Groundwater Assessment and Remediation, Service Stations and Bulk Plants; Various Major Oil Company Sites; California

Mr. Bodman was responsible for the assessment of soil and groundwater contamination at over 80 sites in Southern California.  Mr. Bodman managed environmental consulting firms in their investigative approach and remedial actions.  Additionally, as an environmental consulting engineer, he provided subsurface assessment services on over 200 contaminated sites.  Remediation involved groundwater treatment systems, in-situ bio, extraction, and dig and hauls.  Site locations were from Southern California to Washington and Nevada.

Dual Phase Extraction/NPDES, Maintenance Yard; San Diego, CA

Mr. Bodman was the project manager for the remediation of heavy petroleum contaminated soil and groundwater at the Unocal Fuel Terminal facility located in downtown San Diego, California.  Remedial actions consisted of dual phase extraction (DPE) utilizing solid and liquid phase carbon to remove petroleum contamination. Groundwater was determined to be a slow-flow zone capable of utilizing DPE technology.  Project also consisted of the identification, decontamination and removal of numerous buried pipelines that impacted the major construction project.  Mr. Bodman provided oversight in the completion of the Remedial Action Work Plan and Remedial Action Plan.

Full Scale Remediation/Dual Phase Extraction/Sparging/Bio/Injection; Refinery/Water Treatment Plant, Enid, OK

Mr. Bodman was the technical remediation advisor and senior project manager for this major environmental remediation construction project.  The site was a former refinery with contamination over 326 acres in both the soil and groundwater.  The project involved the implementation of a 4,000-ft multi-phase extraction system with air-sparging to control the offsite migration of the contaminated groundwater plume.  The system included the installation of over ninety bioplugs (bio generators).  Six industrial wide trailers contained the extraction equipment with a treatment building to handle the contaminated groundwater.  Contaminated water was treated with biological amendments and re-injected into the groundwater.  Mr. Bodman provided critical input into the design, construction, and operations of this system.

Industrial / Manufacturing Projects

Asbestos Abatement/Vapor Extraction; Bank Site; Burbank, CA

Mr. Bodman was the project manager for the assessment of this railhead site that involved a former underground storage tank as well as the demolition of an old site building constructed with asbestos containing materials.  Assessment of both soil and ground water was performed to identify the vertical and lateral extent of petroleum contamination.  Remedial actions consisted of soil vapor extraction (SVE) utilizing a thermal/catalytic oxidizer to destroy petroleum contaminated vapors.  Installation of the well field, header and treatment compound occurred along with the construction of the site into a parking lot for the expected City of Burbank train station.  Mr. Bodman was responsible for the preparation of the Remedial Action Plan, the Remedial Action Work Plan and the Sampling and Analysis Plans.

High Vacuum Soil Vapor Extraction/Pneumatic Fracturing; Aerospace Site; Thousand Oaks, CA

Mr. Bodman was the project director for the remediation of Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) contaminated soil for this aerospace site.  Lithology for this site consisted of low-permeable soils. Remedial actions consisted of high vacuum soil vapor extraction (HSVE) utilizing a catalytic oxidizer and scrubber to destroy MEK contaminated vapors.  Due to the low permeable soil matrix at the site, a subsurface pneumatic fracturing system was installed, forcing high-pressure air to fracture the soil matrix and increase vapor removal.  Mr. Bodman provided oversight in the completion of the Remedial Action Work Plan and Remedial Action Plan.  

Air Sparging/Low Vacuum Soil Vapor Extraction; Company Fueling Facility; Irvine, CA

Mr. Bodman was the senior project manager for the remediation of petroleum-contaminated soil and groundwater at this company operated fueling facility.  Remedial actions consisted of low vacuum soil vapor extraction (LSVE) utilizing carbon to destroy petroleum contaminated vapors. Limited access drill rigs were utilized to drill beneath the building.  Remediation of the groundwater involved the first air sparging system of its kind, approved by the Department of Health Services in Orange County.  Sparging wells were installed within the capture zones of vapor extraction wells.  Mr. Bodman provided oversight in the completion of the Remedial Action Work Plan and Remedial Action Plan.  Closure of the site occurred within nine months of system startup for both soil and groundwater.

Large Scale Soil Removal; Former Maintenance Yard; City of Santa Ana, CA

Mr. Bodman was the senior project manager for the assessment and remediation of contaminated soil at the former maintenance yard.  Assessment by drilling and hydro punch technology of this six plus acre site revealed contamination of soil and groundwater by petroleum hydrocarbons and paint thinner.  Remedial action consisted of large-scale excavations and removals of contaminated soil.  Mr. Bodman provided oversight in the completion of the Remedial Action Plan and Closure Plan.

Dual Phase Extraction/Above Ground Vapor Extraction; Aircraft Facility; Fullerton, CA

Mr. Bodman was the senior project manager for the remediation of TCE and PCE contaminated soil and groundwater at this aircraft facility in Fullerton, California.  Remedial actions consisted of dual phase vapor extraction (DPE) utilizing solid and liquid phase carbon to remove petroleum contamination.  An above ground Baker storage tank was utilized to capture the treated groundwater.  Groundwater was determined to be a slow-flow zone capable of utilizing DPE technology.  An above ground treatment cell connected by vapor extraction was also constructed to remediate near surface materials that had been excavated.  Heating of the vapor stream before carbon polishing was implemented as a cost saving device.  Mr. Bodman provided oversight in the completion of the Remedial Action Work Plan and Remedial Action Plan.

Solvent Contamination-Deep Soil Vapor Extraction; Industrial Facility; San Diego, CA

Mr. Bodman was the senior project manager for this project that involved the remediation of TCE and PCE contaminated soil at this industrial facility that stored these products for dry-cleaning businesses.  Remedial actions consisted of a soil vapor extraction (SVE) system utilizing carbon to remove the contamination.  The well field consisted of vertical, horizontal and angled wells.  Depth to groundwater was approximately 180 feet.  Groundwater monitoring wells were installed to determine the lateral extent of the contamination in the groundwater.  The project was taken over from a previous consultant.  Optimization of the remediation system enhanced removals and operation time.  Mr. Bodman provided oversight in the completion of the Revised Remedial Action Plan, Sampling Plan, and Vapor Well Installation Work Plan.

Bioplug Technology; Waste Recycler, Multiple Sites; United States

Mr. Bodman developed the operations and marketing plans for the implementation of this new technology across the United States.  Over eleven systems were installed in locations that had both petroleum and solvent contaminants in the soil and ground water.  Several of these sites were located in California and were remediating contaminants more than 90 feet below the ground surface.

Transportation Projects

Vapor Extraction, RCRA Site; Rail Station; Burbank, CA

Mr. Bodman was the project manager for the remediation of TCE and PCE contaminated soil and groundwater for the rail site located in Burbank, California.  Remedial actions for this 400-foot long by 150-foot wide parcel consisted of ex-situ soil vapor extraction (SVE) with carbon.  He was responsible for the preparation of the Closure Plan, Remedial Action Plan, the Remedial Action Work Plan and the Sampling and Analysis Plans.  The remediation system consisted of over 25 vapor extraction wells drilled to depths of 60 feet below grade surface, screened in separate lithologies to remove TCE and PCE vapors from the contaminated soil zones.  During remediation, the site was utilized as a major bus facility and was later converted into the Burbank train station.  Soil Closure of this RCRA facility involved the installation of soil vapor probes to monitor vapor migration as well as rebound testing of the vapor extraction system to validate remediation vapor levels.  A multi-dimensional risk assessment was performed for TCE and PCE vapor migration into the groundwater and the proposed train station.  Mr. Bodman enhanced system performance and rebound testing to insure a critical completion date to ensure that the City of Burbank would not lose state funding for the proposed train station.

Orange County Transportation On-Call Contract; Orange County, California

Mr. Bodman was the project manager for this on-call contract for Orange County Transportation Agency (OCTA).  Under this contract Mr. Bodman performed both soil assessment and underground storage tank removals along the expanded Interstate 5 route through Orange County.  Investigations for petroleum and lead contaminated soils were performed.  Several underground storage tanks were removed and closure sampling was conducted.  Mr. Bodman provided the agency fast-track assessment and clean-up to insure no delays on property acquisition and construction for this major freeway expansion.

In-Situ Chemical Oxidation (ISCO); Rail Cleanup; Cheyenne, WY

Mr. Bodman was the technical reviewer and remediation manager for this remediation project, which involved the installation of a vapor extraction system.  Some contamination existed below a building and remedial activities associated with the cleanup in this area involved ISCO technology.  Several rounds of injection of in-situ chemical oxidation utilizing permanganate were completed with great success.  Cleanup levels were achieved in the area of the vapor extraction system resulting in the dismantling of the system.

Construction Projects

Service Station Outlets/Bulk Plants/Terminals; Mobil Oil Corporation; Various Sites, California

Mr. Bodman provided construction management of contractors building new ground up service stations.  Work involved the construction of buildings, canopies, underground tanks and piping.  Work also involved the total rebuild of existing service stations.  Mr. Bodman completed over 30 new to industry and rebuild construction projects.
Mr. Bodman also ran the program management for the installation of underground tanks and piping at over 300 retail outlets across California.

Low Level Radioactive Waste Facility; Compact and Federal; Andrews, TX

Mr. Bodman was responsible for all design and construction activities associated with the construction of a new low level radioactive waste facility.  Work involved the construction of roads, two large low level landfills, treatment ponds, water treatment systems, and seven large buildings used for the operation.  The total project cost was over 100 Million dollars, with work completed under schedule and below budget.  Mr. Bodman was also responsible for the management and oversight of all engineering contract services utilized by the company at the site.  Mr. Bodman was instrumental in obtaining the certification from the State of Texas to operate the landfill.  He also provided remedial technical oversight on a rail cleanup of heavy metals and radionuclide contaminated soil and groundwater.

Seismic Monitoring Stations; Western United States

Mr. Bodman was responsible for the installation of over 100 seismic monitoring stations in the Western United States.  A project funded by two federal agencies involved a network of monitoring stations along seismic faults.  Many of the installations were in very remote areas with little or no access for drilling operations.  Work involved the drilling of three 30 foot legs into bedrock and then grouting the legs.  A platform and equipment capable of measuring very small movements of the bedrock were installed and tested for reliability.

Tank and Pump Farm; Huntington Beach, CA

Mr. Bodman was the project manager for the installation of a tank farm in Huntington Beach.  The work involved the installation of four 20,000-gallon underground storage tanks and over one-quarter a mile of underground piping.  As the prime contractor, Mr. Bodman was able to finish this project ahead of schedule and below budget.

Demolition/Decommissioning Projects

Battery Plant; City of Industry, CA

Mr. Bodman was the senior project manager for this project that involved the decommissioning of this battery plant that had been in operation for over 50 years.  Potential contamination involved both acid and lead used in the construction of batteries.  Mr. Bodman provided oversight in the development of the sampling plan and the sampling conducted during demolition.  Mr. Bodman established remediation goals for lead and obtained their approval from the lead regulatory agency (Los Angeles Fire Department).  Areas of contaminated soil that exceeded regulatory requirements were removed from the property and disposed in accordance with regulatory guidelines.

Equipment and Tank Decommissioning; Waste Recycler; Phoenix, AZ

Mr. Bodman was the project manager for this project involving the decommissioning of equipment, an equipment room, and tanks used to recycle waste.  Mr. Bodman coordinated and managed a contractor who performed decontamination cleaning of the equipment, room and tank.  Both water and swipe samples were taken to validate decontamination was successful.  Mr. Bodman arranged for the disposal of the tank contents, the tank, and equipment.

Federal Projects

Stringfellow Acid Pits Superfund Site; Riverside, CA

Mr. Bodman was the senior project manager for the design, installation, and operation of a vapor extraction pilot test to determine the feasibility of this technology to remediate contamination of this superfund site.  Extraction tests were performed at various depths and lithologies to predict air flow and remediation clean-up times for vapor extraction.

Air Force Facility; Phoenix, AZ

Mr. Bodman was the senior project manager for the remediation of petroleum-contaminated soil at this Air Force Plant located in Phoenix, Arizona. Work was conducted under an Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment (AFCEE) contract.  Remedial actions consisted of two large-scale soil vapor extraction (SVE) systems utilizing carbon to destroy petroleum contaminated vapors.  Mr. Bodman was responsible for the design, construction, and operation of the systems.