Mr. Shepherd is a Principal for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. Mr. Shepherd has over 33 years of experience in the solid waste management industry. Over the course of his career, Mr. Shepherd has held technical and managerial positions with both solid waste management companies and environmental consultants. Working for large public companies, he has been the engineer for Waste Management overseeing several sites as well as an engineer for Browning Ferris Industries working out of the Corporate office. Mr. Shepherd has worked for a number of consultants working in the solid waste management industry. He also owned his own firm that specialized in engineering design for solid waste management facilities.
Mr. Shepherd possesses a strong history of serving solid waste and industrial clients. He has been instrumental in the design, permitting, and construction of multiple regional solid waste landfills and has made significant contributions to the development of long-term disposal capacity. Mr. Shepherd’s diverse technical background incorporates leading effective cross functional project teams. As stated above, Mr. Shepherd’s 32 years experience includes civil engineering specifically related to the design, construction, expansion, and closure of landfill systems. His experience with landfills includes landfill horizontal and vertical expansions, baseliner and final cover designs, stormwater management system design, leachate collection and recirculation systems and pump stations, landfill gas collection and control system design, landfill stability analyses, landfill financial rate packages, as well as construction inspection, quality assurance, and certification of these systems.