Mike joined Bison in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in General Engineering from Montana Tech of the University of Montana. During the past four years at Bison, Mike has spent most of his time assisting clients in preparing pre-construction permit applications and modifications, annual emission inventories, control technology analyses, operation and maintenance plans, Title V and PSD permit applications, air dispersion modeling, and compliance databases. He works with clients in managing air quality projects for thousands of wellsites and upstream oil and gas facilities throughout MT, ND, WY, and UT. Mike also assists clients with the installation and monitoring of ambient air quality equipment. He has performed data analysis, review and reporting, compliance audits and certification reports.
Previously Mike worked for a geophysical firm where he performed surveys using several types of geophysical equipment paired with GPS or local positioning instruments. After collecting the data in the field, Mike would merge, analyze and compile the data into a contour map and summarized list which included the objects of interest and their locations requiring further inspection.
Certifications: Engineer Intern, OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour, ITC GasFindIR, SWPPP Administrator, Met One E-Sampler Technician, Fall Protection for the Competent Person.
In his off-time, Mike enjoys spending time outside mountain biking, skiing, camping, and hiking.