2006 - Present
Board of Directors
2000 - Present
Environmental Due Diligence
Mr. Gardner has over 40 years’ experience at more than 200 facilities across the U.S. His work is primarily in solid waste engineering and related fields with a particular emphasis in siting, design, permitting, construction, operation, closure, and post-closure monitoring of solid waste management facilities including municipal, construction/demolition, industrial, and residual waste landfills. Mr. Gardner also specializes in environmental due diligence and forensic engineering services.
He is currently licensed to practice engineering in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Mr. Gardner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
B.S. Civil Engineering, 1981 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
AL, CO, FL, GA, IN, MD, MI, MS, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, U.S. Virgin Islands, VA
The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying
American Society of Civil Engineers (Treasurer, Pittsburgh Section 1981 to 1984)
National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA)
Smith Gardner Inc.
HDR Engineering, Inc.
1994 - 1996
Almes & Associates, Inc.
1986 - 1994
Fred C. Hart Associates, Inc.
1985 - 1986
STS D’Appolonia, Ltd.
1984 - 1985
D’Appolonia Consulting Engineers, Inc
1981 - 1984
Pittsburgh Testing Laboratory (summers)
1974 - 1981
Smolenski, C.P., J. Gardner, and U. Dayal, October
1992,“Field Performance Evaluation of Synthetic Foam Daily Cover” presented at the Eight International Conference on Solid Waste Management and Secondary Materials, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 15-18, 1992.
Gardner, J., “Leachate Management through Minimization” presented at the Solid Waste Association of North America 34th Annual International Solid Waste Exposition, Portland, Oregon, September 23-26, 1996.