Mr. Bates has more than 30 years of environmental experience in geology, site characterization, and regulatory compliance in the environmental and energy industries. Additionally he manages the operations of the Houston, TX Environmental Group, and provides environmental support to additional offices nationwide. Since joining EFI Global, he has designed, implemented recovery systems, and/or managed numerous environmental / hydrogeologic site assessments, underground storage tank (UST) closure projects and Phase I Environmental Site Assessments. He ensures the quality of deliverables and conformance with contractual obligations.
Mr. Bates manages the professional and administrative personnel including technical oversight and quality assurance review of projects, performs business and client development, and maintains responsibility for contract compliance and financial performance.