Andy joined AES in 2005 and is currently an Ecosystem Restoration Manager for AES’ Hilliard, Ohio office. His professional ecological restoration experience includes thousands of hours of implementation and construction oversight. Andy currently selects and manages contractors in the implementation of Ohio’s Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) through the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) by providing construction oversight, surveying, and final approval of all procedures in wetland restoration.
He is extremely well versed in erosion and sediment control as well as terrestrial and aquatic planting. Andy has provided daily construction oversight for activities including equipment inspection, sub and final grade approvals, compaction standards inspection, and approval. He also has conducted oversight of soil placement and grading of over one million cubic yards of material.
Andy has managed crews of up to 18 while performing such tasks as site preparation, seeding, planting, erosion control, invasive species management, and brushing. While at Seneca Meadows Landfill (as part of AES’ landfill mitigation and wetland restoration/creation), he assisted with wildlife studies, vegetative monitoring, and hydrologic monitoring.