Michael O. Smith, P.E., a 35-year veteran of the environmental community, joins GTA as an Associate to manage environmental services performed out our of Charlotte, North Carolina office. With the presence of a local in-house environmental group, we are able to provide clients with a wider array of more cost-efficient and coordinated environmental and geotechnical services to clients on projects throughout the Carolinas.
Mike Smith has worked as an environmental engineer on hundreds of projects throughout the United States, as well as several overseas locations. His areas of specialization include hazardous waste management, site assessments, soil and groundwater remediation, voluntary cleanups, risk evaluations, regulatory compliance and Brownfields. Mike is a registered Professional Engineer in eight states, including North and South Carolina, as well as a Registered Site Manager for the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources. He earned his Master’s and Bachelor of Science Degree from Clemson University, and prior to joining GTA, was a Principal with AWARE Environmental, Inc. for 26 years. Mike will be responsible for managing environmental consulting services, and for developing new clients and project opportunities.
Some environmental projects the Charlotte office is working on include Phase I and Phase II site assessments, as well as groundwater remediation activities and preparation of stormwater and spill control and countermeasures plans.
GTA Associates, Inc. (GTA), a subsidiary of Geo-Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA), performs geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, and construction observation and materials testing services throughout North Carolina.