Frontier has assembled a project team with significant experience in implementing design-construction, reclamation, remediation, and environmental construction projects. A summary of the management role of each team member and a brief discussion of their experience is provided below:
Brent A. Scarbrough, PE:
Partner, Senior Project Engineer. Mr. Scarbrough is a Principal for Frontier Environmental Services and has a master’s degree in the field of environmental engineering. Mr. Scarbrough has been involved with the environmental field and construction management since 1992. His specific fields of experience include hazardous waste management, storm water management, quality assurance and quality control, health and safety compliance, sampling and analysis, permitting, and heavy equipment operations. Mr. Scarbrough has direct project experience with industrial facilities closure, land application systems operation and maintenance, design and implementation of large-scale storm water management plan for an EPA Superfund site, design and construction of stream restoration projects, reclamation of mined lands, mine closures, low-level radioactive waste management, stormwater infrastructure and heavy civil construction. Mr. Scarbrough has authored and implemented various site cleanups under the CDPHE Voluntary Cleanup Program and RCRA’s Integrated Corrective Action Plan Program. Mr. Scarbrough has been involved with project management in all aspects of the environmental field.
Clay E. Combrink, BS:
Senior Project Manager. Mr. Combrink is a River and Floodplain Senior Project Manager for Frontier Environmental Services, Inc., and has over twenty years of experience in environmental construction and stream restoration. Mr. Combrink holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Botany from Colorado State University, has personally installed numerous in stream wood and rock structures, and has successfully managed multiple stream restoration projects including: pedestrian bridge installation, box culvert installations, floodplain creation, and riffle, pool, run sequencing throughout numerous watersheds. Mr. Combrink has completed Applied Fluvial Geomorphology – March 2018, has attended numerous urban stormwater management courses, has specific experience with streambank stabilization, soil remediation, large scale reclamation, revegetation and riparian restoration. He has supervised the majority of projects that he has been on since 1991. Mr. Combrink is also a certified Wetland Delineator.
Wm. David Blowe, Jr., BS:
Senior Project Manager. Mr. Blowe is responsible for initiating applications and administrating the applicable permitting for all Frontier Environmental Services projects. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from New England College and is certified in River Restoration by the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER). Mr. Blowe has over twenty years of experience in heavy construction as well as management of grants and contracts associated with Federal and State grants. Mr. Blowe has managed numerous projects over his 20 plus year career ranging from $100K to $30 million.
Nicholas A. Ochs, AC:
Project Manager. Mr. Ochs has been with Frontier Environmental Services, Inc. since 2003. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree, from East Carolina University, in Construction Management, as well as a minor in Business Administration. Mr. Ochs has also been accredited by the American Institute of Constructors, as an Associate Constructor. He provides experience that comes from hands-on training, as well as formal education, and emphasizes the highest levels of safety and quality in all tasks performed. He has extensive knowledge and varied experience in the fields of environmental design, construction implementation, and watershed management. He’s participated in environmental projects including: slope stabilization and re-vegetation, stream restoration, reclamation of mined lands, radioactive site decommission, environmental construction, mine rehabilitation, mine tailings remediation, acid mine drainage treatment, grading/ earthwork, and general infrastructure construction.
Based on the combined experience of Frontier’s Principal and permanent staff in environmental construction in the Rocky Mountain states, Frontier has developed a network of specialized environmental professionals, craftsmen, equipment operators, and laborers with significant experience in implementing environmental construction and remediation projects. Because environmental projects vary significantly, Key Personnel will be assigned to Frontier’s projects based on relevant experience and the necessary skills to perform project-specific tasks.