Raba Kistner Environmental, Inc. announces the hire of Alex Bartos as Environmental Professional/Project Manager

RK Environmental_cmykRaba Kistner Environmental (RKE) has announced the hire of Alex Bartos to serve as Project Manager in the areas of Environmental Site Assessments, hazardous materials evaluations and  subsurface investigations.  Mr. Bartos brings over 12 years of applicable experience and technical expertise in the environmental consulting field.

Mr. Bartos’s experience includes managing environmental assessments and remediation projects for oil and gas, pipeline, utilities, developers and industrial clients. His current responsibilities include planning and directing subsurface soil and groundwater assessments, remedial strategies, and regulatory review, and reporting for projects under the purview of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Rail Road Commission of Texas.

Alex BartosIn addition to providing environmental assessment services, Mr. Bartos has completed spill prevention, control and countermeasure plans (SPCC), storm-water pollution prevention plans (SWPPP), pollution prevention plans (P3), and Tier II reporting for industrial clients’ compliance requirements.

He has directed projects and coordinated activities in the TCEQ Innocent Owner/Operator Program (IOP), Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP), Dry Cleaner Remediation Program (DCRP), and the RRC Operator Cleanup Program (OCP).

Mr. Bartos received his BS in Environmental Science (Chemistry) from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2011.

Founded in 1968, Raba Kistner, Inc., is an Engineering News-Record “Top 500 Firm,” operating in ten different markets in Texas, Utah, and México. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Raba Kistner provides project management and oversight services through four-wholly owned subsidiaries, including: environmental engineering and consulting (Raba Kistner Environmental); geotechnical engineering, pavement consulting and construction testing and observation (Raba Kistner Consultants); facilities engineering (Raba Kistner Facilities; ) and project management and QA/QC on transportation projects (Raba Kistner Infrastructure).

Raba Kistner Facilities, Inc. announces Matthew D. Henley, PE has earned the Certified Facility Manager (CFM) Credential

RK Facilities_cmykRaba Kistner Facilities has announced that Matt Henley, PE, CFM has earned the International Facility Management Association’s Certified Facility Manager (CFM) credential. As the most prestigious and sought after credential in facility management, IFMA’s CFM sets the industry standard for measuring the knowledge and competence of practicing FMs. The CFM was the first credential in facility management and remains the only global certification for the profession.

The competency-based certification process requires a high level of facility management experience, skill and education. Certification is granted to those with proven experience across the core competency areas and who are able to pass a comprehensive exam covering all FM core domain areas.

Henley MattIn his project role as Project Manager for Raba Kistner Facilities, Mr. Henley manages and supports consulting programs, building distress investigations, roof repairs/replacements, structural repairs/replacements, and property condition assessments. Currently, Mr. Henley is assigned to the Texas A&M Kyle Field Redevelopment project, acting as Project Manager Structural/Architectural. Mr. Henley serves as a resource for structural/architectural design and construction issues and assists the project team with value engineering options, lead time procurement and testing requirements.

Mr. Henley received both his BS and MS in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2003 and 2009, respectively, and earned his Professional Engineers (PE) designation in 2012.

Founded in 1968, Raba Kistner, Inc. is an Engineering News-Record “Top 500 Firm,” operating in ten different markets in Texas, Utah, New York and México. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Raba Kistner Facilities, a wholly-owned division of Raba Kistner, Inc., provides program management services,  facilities planning, building envelope consulting and engineering, facility condition assessments and building commissioning.