Chris Parks, LPG #2169

Senior Project Manager

Chris Parks is a Senior Project Geologist at Creek Run and has been employed at Creek Run since December 2012.  Chris is also the Indianapolis Office Manager. Chris earned a B.S. in Geological Sciences from Indiana University in 2000. Chris is a Licensed Professional Geologist (#2169) in Indiana, a Professional Geologist (#KY-2371) in Kentucky, and a Certified Class C Wastewater Operator (#WW019802) in Indiana. Chris is also First Aid and CPR certified. He has completed 40 hour HAZWOPER training and attends yearly refresher courses.

Prior to joining Creek Run, Chris worked as a Project Manager and a Staff Geologist  at  two other environmental firms located in Indianapolis, Indiana over a 13 year period.

Chris’ duties at Creek Run include project management for numerous sites in Indiana. He has performed subsurface investigations to define the nature and extent of impacted materials using Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST), Risk Integrated System of Closure (RISC), and Remediation Closure/Program Guide (RCG/RPG) regulatory guidelines. Chris has experience in the development and implementation of Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Initial Site Characterizations (ISCs), Further Site Investigations (FSIs), UST decommissioning, Corrective Action Plans (CAPs), Remediation Work Plans (RWPs), and quarterly monitoring projects. Chris has been involved with numerous corrective action plan designs and implementations, including: over-excavations, various remedial system installations and operations, enhanced bio-remediation, chemical injections, and monitored natural attenuation. He also has experience with supervising and conducting soil vapor surveys, indoor air sampling, cone penetrometer surveys, and geophysical surveys. He has been involved in the installation of remediation systems at a number of sites.

Chris has been married to his wife, Michelle, for 18 years. They have two children. Chris enjoys spending time with his family, home improvement, watching sports, and spending time in the outdoors.