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Simonds Joins Terracon’s Columbus office

posted 08.19.2013

OLATHE, Kan. — Jay T. Simonds, P.G., has joined Terracon as an environmental department manager. He will be based in the Columbus, Ohio office. In his role, Simonds will lead the Columbus Environmental Department and develop sustainable new business in the Central Ohio and greater Ohio region.

He brings more than 23 years of professional experience in the environmental remediation industry as a project manager specializing in the assessment, evaluation, and clean-up of contaminated properties. He has managed projects in 23 different states for a variety of clients including local and state governments, major oil and chemical companies, and industrial facilities.

Simonds holds a Bachelor of Arts in geology from The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. He is a licensed professional geologist in Indiana as well as a certified professional geologist from AIPG. Simonds also holds monitoring well drillers licenses in West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 3,000 employees providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services from more than 140 offices in 40 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 38th on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit