We’re Expanding Our Landfill Gas Operations & Maintenance Group

August 24, 2020

We’re expanding our Landfill Gas Operations & Maintenance (O&M) group to address gas and liquid management issues that have become a higher priority for landfill facilities due to the increase of industrial and wet wastes in the waste stream. We provide services for non-routine landfill gas management, contaminated liquid management and extraction, pumping system maintenance, and other activities that enable your facility to maintain its normal disposal operations while remaining in environmental compliance.

We’re supplementing the staff in our Chicago, Boston, and Charlotte offices who already provide these services with new staff in Houston and Cleveland to cover a much broader geography.

The expanded Landfill Gas O&M group provides services to solid waste companies, public sector landfills, various landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) developers, and other private waste companies in several categories:

  • Routine technical field services like wellhead monitoring, liquids management assistance, etc.
  • Non-routine services like specialized small construction services
  • Rigorous data management and detailed analysis and reporting each month to advise you on an ongoing basis.

Our Landfill Gas O&M Group

  • Boston: Matt Ferris
  • Charlotte: Nathan Bivins
  • Chicago: Greg Komperda
  • Cleveland:
    • Darrin Hartman
    • Randy Everett
    • Corey Schreck
  • Houston: Mike Widner

If you have questions about how CEC can support your facility or multiple facilities, please contact Darrin Hartman at dhartman@cecinc.com or 330-352-2821, or reach out to the regional contact most appropriate for your business.

Meet Our Team!

Matt Ferris, Landfill Gas O&M Regional Manager for the Boston area

Mathew Ferris, Landfill Gas O&M Regional Manager

774-409-2712
mferris@cecinc.com

Matt has more than 19 years of experience serving the private commercial and industrial sectors and the local government sector. Since 2004, he has specialized in landfill gas operations and maintenance and gas collection and control systems modifications in Massachusetts and Connecticut. His expertise is also in senior-level maintenance, construction, and troubleshooting at landfills throughout New England. He is the regional manager in Boston for CEC’s Landfill Gas O&M program.

Nathan Bivins of CEC's Landfill Gas O&M Group

Nathan Bivins, Landfill Gas O&M Regional Manager

980-260-2113
nbivins@cecinc.com

Nathan has more than 16 years of experience in civil and environmental engineering. His comprehensive services for solid waste facilities include siting, planning, permitting, and detailed design of municipal solid waste and construction and demolition landfills, transfer stations, convenience centers, recycling facilities, and other solid waste facilities. He is also experienced in gas extraction and remediation systems, air permitting and analysis, and landfill gas-to-energy systems. His experience includes planning, design, permitting, construction, certification, and operation of solid waste management systems. In addition, he has experience with stormwater management, hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and modeling, and environmental compliance. A registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina, Alabama, and South Carolina, Nathan is the regional manager in Charlotte for CEC’s Landfill Gas O&M program.

Greg Komperda, CEC's Landfill Gas O&M Regional Manager for the Chicago area

Gregory Komperda, Landfill Gas O&M Regional Manager

630-541-0623
gkomperda@cecinc.com

Greg has 19 years of experience serving the private, commercial, industrial, and local government sectors. He has specialized in the solid waste industry since 2005, providing operational management and monitoring of landfill gas wellfields, installing landfill gas piping, servicing gas-to-energy power plants, providing flare maintenance, providing construction project management, and troubleshooting at landfills. His environmental experience includes performing Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), conducting site investigations, logging soil borings, and collecting soil and sediment samples. He is the Field Services Manager for our Chicago office, as well as the regional manager in Chicago for CEC’s Landfill Gas O&M program.

Darrin Hartman, CEC's Landfill Gas O&M Group LeadDarrin Hartman, Landfill Gas O&M Group Lead

330-352-2821
dhartman@cecinc.com

Darrin has 26 years of experience in landfill gas operations and maintenance services. Prior to joining CEC, he was Vice President of Operations for Tetra Tech, where he was responsible for leading all aspects of a national landfill gas operations and maintenance team, including providing client satisfaction, technical solutions, strategic planning, employee development, and setting standard operating procedures and practices. He is the group lead for CEC’s Landfill Gas O&M program.

Randy Everett, CEC's Landfill Gas O&M Operations Manager

Randy Everett, Landfill Gas O&M Operations Manager

440-544-1555 x1515
reverett@cecinc.com

Randy has 15 years of experience in landfill gas operations and maintenance. He has a strong background in project oversight and development, compliance, data analysis, financial management, and client management. He is the operations manager for CEC’s Landfill Gas O&M program.

Corey Schreck, CEC's Landfill Gas O&M Regional Operations Manager for the Cleveland area

Corey Schreck, Landfill Gas O&M Regional Manager

800-365-2324 x1516
cschreck@cecinc.com

Corey has nine years of experience in landfill gas operations and maintenance. He has a strong background in the growth and development of field services within the region. He is the regional manager in Cleveland for CEC’s Landfill Gas O&M program.

Mike Widner, P.G., CEC's Landfill Gas O&M Regional Manager for the Houston area

Mike Widner, P.G., Landfill Gas O&M Regional Manager

682-557-4697
mwidner@cecinc.com

Mike has more than 24 years of experience implementing operations and maintenance programs at solid waste facilities across the country as well as supervising the installation and construction of landfill gas collection and monitoring systems, including probes, extraction wells, piping systems, condensate management systems, blowers, flares, and ancillary systems. He has supervised initial system start-up and balancing as well as long-term system operation, monitoring, and maintenance. Mike has prepared various landfill gas system manuals and has provided operator training to landfill owners and operators. He can conduct environmental monitoring for site compliance and can monitor the effectiveness of landfill gas systems. A registered Professional Geologist in Texas, Mike is a member of the Solid Waste Association of North America. He is the regional manager in Houston for CEC’s Landfill Gas O&M program.

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Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) provides comprehensive market-oriented consulting services to advance client strategic business objectives. CEC is recognized for delivering innovative design solutions and integrated expertise in air quality, civil engineering, ecological sciences, environmental engineering and sciences, manufacturing infrastructure services, survey/geospatial, waste management, and water resources.

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