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ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION SERVICES CONTRACTOR

 

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COMPANY
OVERVIEW

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Ground Force Environmental Inc. is your fully bondable and insured full-service environmental remediation contractor specializing in innovative and cost-effective remediation techniques to solve your specific environmental challenge. We acknowledge that every project is unique and therefore tailor our environmental remediation solutions to meet each project’s individual needs.

 

Our strength is our people and the diversified experience, technical skills, integrity and individual customer service that they bring to each and every project. Our team has developed from a variety of backgrounds, which allows GFEI to offer project specific solutions to meet your budget and objectives.

 

We believe in teamwork, both within our company and when dealing with our clients. Our mission is to be as transparent as possible and to treat our clients with the up-most respect, so that there are no surprises at the end. Our growth is dependent on your project satisfaction.

 

We believe that safety is essential, especially when dealing with the environment – it is part of our corporate responsibility. All of our employers are immersed in our Behavior Based Safety program and are encouraged to take ownership in corporate safety. Each employee is also trained and certified in all courses relevant to our projects. Our vision is to leave this earth a much cleaner place than when we found it and we take pride in the integral part that we play in the redevelopment of Brownfield Sites.

OUR GOAL

To offer cost-effective solutions that minimize both the short-term and the long-term risk to the environment. GFEI is bondable, own our own heavy equipment, TSSA Certified and fully insured with a clean work record.

 

 

 

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES

 

Canadian Environmental Certification Approvals Board Ontario Ground Water Association                          Ontario Petroleum Contractors Association

 

     

 

KEY PERSONNEL

Management

 

Bruce Tucker
Bruce Tucker

M.Sc., P.Eng., EP, QP  -General Manager

 

Bruce has over 20 years of business management experience in the Environmental Industry. He has been a leader in managing an environmental services organizations' desire for significant positive change and sustainable business growth, and has consistently shown the ability to motivate, implement, operate and improve an organizations business platform. 

 

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Tyrone HeimanTyrone Heiman

BA, Bus. Dip.  -Operations Manager

 

Tyrone Heiman graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business and Economics.  Upon graduation Tyrone continued his career in the environmental and industrial services business in management positions that included business development, human resources, administration, equipment maintenance and health/safety activities.  

 

 

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Health & Safety

 

Dave Blaymires
Dave Blaymires

Corporate Health & Safety Coordinator

 

David Blaymires has 25 years of experience in the environmental business, 20 years at a supervisory/management level and over 15 years with Health and Safety related duties. 

 

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Project Managers

 

Pete Misener
Pete Misener

C.Tech, EP –  Senior Project Manager

 

Peter Misener has over 27 years of experience in the Environmental Industry. His expertise lies in soil and groundwater remediation including the design, installation and operation of various types of remedial systems.

 

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Donald Perry
Donald Perry

Project Manager – Spill Response

 

Donald is a Project Manager with Ground Force Environmental Inc. (GFEI) and has over 16 years of construction and spill response experience.

 

 

 

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Tyler Schierholtz
Tyler Schierholtz

B.Eng., P.Eng., EP – Project Manager

 

Tyler Schierholtz is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), a certified Environmental Practitioner (EP), and a graduate of the University of Guelph’s Environmental Engineering program.

 

 

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Chris Cooley
Chris Cooley

P.Geo, C.Tech – Project Manager

 

Chris Cooley has over 20 years of experience in the environmental consulting industry. He managed projects with budgets up to $4 million, with more recent involvement in a project with an estimated contract budget up to $10 million.

 

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Keith Daub
Keith Daub

BES – Project Manager

 

Keith is a Project Manager at Ground Force Environmental Inc. (GFEI) and has over 3 years’ experience in the environmental contracting industry. 

 

 

 

 

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Matt HorlingsMatt Horlings

B.Sc - Project Manager

 

Matthew Horlings has over 8 years of experience in the Environmental Industry; his expertise lies in large-scale industrial soil and groundwater remediation. He has been involved with projects using a variety of remedial technologies, including: ex-situ soil mixing; pump and treat systems...

 

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Trudy CaseTrudy Case

Project Manager

 

Trudy Case is a Project Manager with Ground Force Environmental Trudy has over 15 years experience in various facets of the construction industry. Managing a variety of ICI projects from commercial swimming pools to waste water treatment plants, her experience has made her a strong leader. 

 

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Kristin Kent
Kristin Kent

BES - Project Manager

 

  Kristin Kent graduated from the University of      Waterloo with a Bachelor of Environmental           Studies, Hons., specializing in biophysical              systems.  

 

 

 

 

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Desmond Oldershaw
Desmond Oldershaw

B.Sc – Project Manager

 

 

Desmond Oldershaw has over 10 years of experience in the Environmental Industry. His expertise lies in soil and groundwater remediation, along with above and below grade petroleum system removals and installations. 

 

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Devin Rosnak
Devin Rosnak

Hon. B.Sc –  Client Account Manager & Project Manager

 

Devin Rosnak has over 10 years of technical sales and client management experience in the environmental industry. In recent years, Devin has expanded his abilities into Project Management of remedial programs. 

 

 

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Project Coordinators & Specialists

 

Jared Rhiness
Jared Rhiness

B.Sc – Project Coordinator - Compliance

 

Jared Rhiness graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor’s degree in Science and Public Policy and Administration. He later graduated from Conestoga College with a Post-grad in Environmental Engineering Applications. 

 

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Pete MisenerMaverick Beska

BES - Project Coordinator

 

Maverick graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor’s degree in Geography & Environmental Studies (Co-op). As a Project Coordinator at GFEI, Maverick is responsible for proposal writing,  estimating, and assisting Project Manager’s.

 

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    Hao Zhang

    B.Sc., M.Eng., EIT  – Project Specialist

 

  Hao is an Engineering Intern (EIT) with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences (B.Sc.) from the South China Agricultural University and a master’s degree (M.Eng.) in Environmental Engineering from the University of Guelph. 

 

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Pete Misener

Joseph Wahba

Project Coordinator

 

Joseph is a graduate of the University of Waterloo, in Environment and Resource Studies, Honors. He later earned a post graduate certificate in Advanced Water Systems Operations and Management at Fleming College and is interested in the field of Water & Waste water treatment

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Superintendents

 

Dave Jantzi
Dave Jantzi

Superintendent - Shop and Equipment

 

David Jantzi has over 15 years of experience with Heavy Equipment and Managing maintenance.

 

 

 

 

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Jesse Hutton
Jesse Hutton

Superintendent

 

Jesse Hutton has been working in the drilling industry and ground water control for over 14 years. He has operated various drilling equipment including, air and mud rotary, auger, sonic, dual rotary and direct push systems. 

 

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Glenn Kuepfer
Glenn Kuepfer

Superintendent

 

Glenn Kuepfer has been working for Ground Force Environmental Inc. (GFEI) for the past eight years as a Superintendent.

 

 

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Ground Force Environmental Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.