Environmental and Project Management
aci Construction Management staff is professionally trained in construction, environmental engineering, hazardous materials evaluation and site monitoring and other related fields, including professionals certified in erosion/sedimentation control, and environmental training.
The staff has experience in moderate and heavy construction in North America and has extensive experience working with engineering and construction firms providing environmental assessments and Best Management Practice (BMP) evaluation and installation expertise.
Natural Resource Management
aci natural resources staff include biologists, ecologists, environmental scientists, wetland biologists, malacologists and speleobiologists. aci personnel are professionally trained by state and federal agencies including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on specific species and resource requirements.
Cultural Resource Management
aci Cultural Resources staff is professionally trained in archeology and/or are members of the Register of Professional Archaeologists. The Register of Professional Archaeologists is a listing of archeologists who have agreed to abide by an explicit code of conduct and standards of research performance, who hold a graduate degree in archeology, anthropology, art history, history, or another similar discipline and who have substantial practical experience.
The cultural resource management staff meets or exceeds federal professional qualification standards set forth in the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Archeology and Historic Preservation under 36 CFR Part 61.
aci Geoscience staff is professionally trained in geology and hydrogeology fields; including licensed Professional Geoscientists (PGs), Karst Specialists, Corrective Action Project Managers (CAPMs), scientists and GIS specialists with experience in numerous geological settings in North and South America. As required in many areas, all geologic projects are conducted under the supervision of a licensed PG.
Geographic Information Systems
aci consulting staff have a comprehensive knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and use them extensively in during assessments to ensure the accuracy of mapping data. GIS/GPS technologies benefit aci consulting clients by providing a versatile system in which spatial data layers acquired from different sources (digitized maps, remote sensing imagery, GPS data) can be superimposed to provide decision-making and policy-making support. This data can then be transformed into multi-layered maps, tables, and diagrams to be presented in client reports.
Regulatory Compliance and Permitting
aci team’s knowledge of compliance and scientific method assists in navigating the complexities of environmental regulations. aci has prepared thousands of successful compliance and permitting documents for federal, state and local resource management agencies and project proponents. Projects include: highway and roadways, transmission and utility lines, oil/gas facilities and pipelines, fiber optic lines, real estate developments and facility management.