Stephen Zins Joins SME's Indiana Team

05.11.16

Stephen Zins Joins SME's Indiana Team

Stephen P. Zins, LPG, has joined SME, a professional consulting firm for the geosciences, materials and the environment. The announcement was made by SME President and CEO Mark K. Kramer, PE.

Stephen is a Licensed Professional Geologist (LPG) with more than 23 years of environmental consulting experience including environmental site assessments (ESAs), subsurface investigations, and remediation of contaminated sites. As a Senior Project Consultant in SME’s Indianapolis office, he will assist our Environmental Group with identifying, securing and managing opportunities within Indiana, as well as other markets, to grow our service offerings.

He has developed a thorough knowledge of standards of practice, regulatory policy, and environmental regulations. Stephen has managed numerous soil and groundwater investigations including construction, installation, and operation and maintenance of various soil and groundwater remediation systems such as electrical resistivity heating (ERH), bio-injections, permeable reactive barriers (PRBs), etc. He has also managed numerous underground storage tank (UST) removals throughout Indiana leading to successful closure. In addition, he has conducted more than 100 ESAs for property transfer and due diligence purposes. His asbestos experience includes inspections and management planning for industrial and commercial facilities throughout the Midwest.

Stephen is a licensed Asbestos Inspector in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky, as well as an Asbestos Management Planner in Indiana and Ohio. He holds an MS degree in Environmental Geology from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, a BS degree in Geology from Ball State University, and an AS degree in CADD from Vincennes University.

“We are excited to have Stephen on our team,” said Michael Meddock, PE, Principal Consultant responsible for SME’s services in Indiana. “As we focus on expanding our team to better serve our clients, Stephen brings expertise that is unmatched.”