Jon Buzan

Jon Buzan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Buzan is a licensed Environmental Professional Engineer (PE) and oversees all of REPSG’s operations. Mr. Buzan participates in all facets of company operations including technical and construction services, direct sales, marketing and administration.

Professional Experience

Mr. Buzan offers REPSG clients more than twenty years’ professional expertise in environmental assessment and remediation at a variety of industrial, commercial and residential sites.  Mr. Buzan’s experience includes soil and groundwater remediation; aboveground and underground petroleum and chemical storage tank closures; asbestos abatement, lead paint reduction, and mold remediation; and residual and hazardous waste handling and disposal.

He also is an expert in the identification of environmental hazards, health and safety concerns and regulatory issues, having represented our clients’ interests in community and business meetings and providing technical support and expert witness testimony for the legal industry.

Mr. Buzan specializes in the identification of customer needs and providing common-sense cost effective solutions to both simple and complex problems.  Although educated as an engineer and skilled and knowledgeable in both federal, state and local environmental regulations, Mr. Buzan has spent much of his career overseeing diverse environmental construction management projects.  He has been with REPSG since 1992.

Education, Certifications & Specialized Training

  • B.S.E.E., Pennsylvania State University
  • Licensed Engineer, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (cert. PE-050006-E), State of Delaware (license no. 15546)
  • Qualified as an “Environmental Professional” as  defined pursuant to the USEPA’s  All Appropriate Inquiries regulations (40 CFR Part 312);

Prior experience and certifications include

  • AHERA Certified Asbestos Building Inspector; Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware
  • Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry certified asbestos inspector
  • City of Philadelphia licensed asbestos investigator;
  • Certified Delaware State UST Remover
  • Certified Pennsylvania State UST Remover
  • Member, National Society of Professional Engineers
  • NIOSH ERC trained and certified in the identification and abatement of lead-based paint
  • OSHA 40 hour “Hazwoper” training, Current 8 hour refresher (1910.120)
  • OSHA confined space entry training
  • OSHA 8 hour supervisor training
  • Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) in East Whiteland Township, Chester County, PA since 2004

Professional Highlights

Turn-key assessment and remediation of the following sites:

  • Former refractory and asbestos plant (now the Metroplex) in Plymouth Meeting, PA
  • Mellon Bank building in downtown Philadelphia (currently the Ritz Carlton)
  • Former Phoenixville Steel Plant (French Creek East)
  • Wyeth Industries manufacturing building (now lofts) in Philadelphia
  • Former U.S. Marine Quartermasters (The Marine Club) in Philadelphia
  • Former Center City Philadelphia YMCA and YMCA in Wilmington DE
  • Former manufacturing complex in North Philadelphia (now El Caribe Towers)
  • Comprehensive evaluation of seven large steel plant complexes owned by Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia
  • Seven Penn Center and  The North American Building, Central Philadelphia;
  • Asbestos remediation of contaminated soil at former police headquarters at the Philadelphia Navy Yard
  • Lagoon closure at former Phoenixville Steel plant
  • Tank Farm demolition, decommissioning and closure at former Dita Oil Terminal, Philadelphia
  • PCB remediation at former Schmidt’s Brewery, Philadelphia, PA;

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