Jeff Jacob, CHMM #15635
Director of Technical Services
Jeff Jacob is the Director of Technical Services at Creek Run. Jeff joined Creek Run in April 2007. He earned a B.S. in Biology from Tri-State University in 2004 and a M.S. in Natural Resources and Environmental Management from Ball State University in 2006. Jeff has completed 40 hour HAZWOPER training. Jeff is certified by the State of Indiana in underground storage tank (UST) decommissioning and is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM #15635).
As the Director of Technical Services, Jeff oversees the Technical Services Group which is responsible for successfully completing investigation and remediation of Creek Run projects. Jeff provides technical support and guidance to Creek Run staff to ensure projects are efficiently channeled through the process from discovery to closure. Jeff has experience in project management of numerous environmentally impaired sites. 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 Guide (RCG) regulatory guidelines. Jeff has also completed remedial pilot testing and incorporated site characteristics to select effective remedial solutions. Jeff has experience preparing and reviewing Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) reports, Underground Storage Tank (UST) System Closure Reports, Initial Investigation Reports (IIRs), Remediation Work Plans (RWPs), and closure strategies.
In September 2007, Jeff completed training in the operation of ground penetrating radar (GPR). Using GPR, Jeff oversees a staff responsible for locating and verifying underground utilities, clearing areas of subsurface utilities prior to soil borings, identifying utility corridors that contaminants can migrate through, locating USTs, determining current and former UST excavation boundaries, and searching for the presence of any unknown underground entities.