Mr. Mika is a Client Manager, Office Manager in Tetra Tech's Green Bay, Wisconsin office, and Central Region Area Manager. He is a strategic leader with a proven record of the ability to evaluate, build, and implement process improvements within and across teams, has experience in field data collection in multiple media, experience with staffing and field resource allocation, remedial design and contractor procurement, construction management, and has ability to build and maintain cooperative teaming relationships.
Mr. Mika possesses fifteen years of professional experience in civil and environmental consulting, design and field engineering, construction management, construction quality assurance for environmental, energy, and municipal projects. Engineering experience includes: pre-design project organization; site investigation; technology specific treatability studies; extensive material management plans dealing with multiple waste streams (e.g., Coal Ash, TSCA and non-TSCA PCBs, PAHs, VOCs, cVOCs, and metals); waste stream profiling for solids, sediments, and liquid; design document preparation and review; engineers opinions of probable cost; bid and specification preparation; on-site construction management and oversight; construction quality assurance; and preparation and review of record drawings and associated reports at former manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites and electric utility plant sites. Project management experiences include client contact and correspondence, proposal preparation, project scheduling, budget setup and compliance, technical writing, and correspondence with appropriate federal, state and local agencies.
Mr. Mika is a recognized leader on the design and application of ISS technology for waste, manufactured gas plant, and contaminated sediments. He has led both field oversight and design on over 230,000 cubic yards of ISS and the dredging of 572,000 cubic yards of sediment in multiple states. In 2016, Mr. Mika led the design/construction team that earned the ASCE Engineering Achievement Award for the Former Two Rivers MGP Site Time Critical Removal Action. Mr. Mika has been on multiple teams to have earned WEDA Environmental Excellence recognitions for Environmental Dredging: notable nomination in 2018 for the Cedar Creek Environmental Remediation Project Cedarburg, Wisconsin; notable nomination in 2016 for the Wisconsin River and Park Pond Remediation; winner in 2015 for the East Branch Grand Calumet River Remediation East Chicago/Hammond, Indiana; and silver in 2013 for the River Raisin Area of Concern Restoration Project in Monroe, MI.