Spotlight on Tommy Jordan, PE, Vice President, Davis & Floyd
For over 65 years, Davis & Floyd has engineered critical civil infrastructure to enable, sustain, and empower communities and commercial services. From new public structures to road and bridge infrastructure to modernization projects and more, Davis & Floyd creates innovative solutions which improve function, enhance lives, and promote long-term value in South Carolina.
Vice President and Environmental Manager Tommy Jordan has been with the firm more than 35 years and has multidisciplinary engineering experience in all market sectors. As a NEPA practitioner, Jordan prepares Environmental Assessments (EAs) and Categorical Exclusions (CEs) for numerous highway projects. These comprehensive documents study the applicable requirements for federally funded projects.
Jordan also oversees solid waste design permitting and compliance as well as industrial design permitting and compliance. Further, he obtains and manages 404/401 wetland and stream mitigation permits and writes hazardous waste technical reports and provides guidance for handling contaminated sites and disposal of contaminated soils. Additionally, Jordan conducts and writes asbestos and lead paint surveys and provides guidance and project designs for building demolition and material disposal.
GroundBreak recently chatted with Jordan to get some insight into the business as well as his background.
You’ve been with Davis & Floyd for over 35 years, and you’ve been involved with each of the company’s market sectors. How did you end up as a VP over the environmental division?
Actually 36.5 years. I started out in the civil site/survey group and after four years was going to…