V. EDWARD BRELAND, PE, CES, CEI, REA
EDUCATION: B.S., Civil Engineering - 1978
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Post Graduate Engineering Studies in Solid Waste Management
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
H.U.D. Multi-Family Accelerated Program (MAP) Training
Professional Liability Certification
REGISTRATION: Registered Professional Engineer - Texas
Certified Environmental Specialist - National
Certified Environmental Inspector - National
Registered Environmental Assessor - California
EMPLOYMENT: The Breland Group, LLC – Nashville, TN
1998 - Present: President
Barge, Waggoner, Sumner & Cannon, Inc. – Nashville, TN
1994 - 1998: Vice President
1990 - 1994: Environmental Manager
Lichliter/Jameson & Associates, Inc.
1990: Vice President and Director of the Environmental Division - Houston, TX
1986 - 1990: Principal/Vice President and Regional Manager - Nashville, TN
1984 - 1986: Principal/Vice President and Regional Manager - Austin, TX
1980 - 1984: Project Manager - Houston, TX
Bernard Johnson, Inc.
1978 - 1980: Project Engineer – Houston, TX
ASSOCIATIONS: NSPE, ASCE, TSPE, EAA
Board of Advisors Member - Tulane University School of Science and Engineering
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity Alumni Association
Member - Exchange Club of Nashville
Board of Advisors Member - Big Brothers of Nashville
Property Condition and Environmental Assessment
Responsible for the preparation of over 1,300 Property Condition Assessment reports spanning over 45 States which include site observations, quantification of deficient items noted, and determination of corrective measures to assemble an opinion of costs to correct deficient items noted. Experience to conduct the site observation was gained both from having a engineering degree/background to having served as project manager for numerous commercial structure construction projects (from site grading/foundation construction to completion).
Responsible for the preparation of over 3,000 Environmental Site Assessment reports spanning over 45 States which include site reconnaissance, regulatory research, historical research, and report preparation, in addition to performing additional environmental investigation (i.e. asbestos, lead-based paint, radon, surface and groundwater investigation, EMFs) when deemed necessary.
Nation-wide clients include major lending institutions, legal firms, real estate companies, general commercial companies, heavy industries, life insurance companies, and several of the nation’s largest health care corporations.
Representative/Notable Civil/Environmental Engineering Projects
Tennessee Titans Football Stadium Environmental and Demolition Activities - Principal-in-Charge for all daily activities including site reconnaissance, project management, surface and sub-surface sampling and analysis, environmental report preparation, and regulatory coordination for the acquisition of all parcels comprising the TN-NFL site. Responsible for all demolition coordination activities of the 70 plus structures removed for the stadium construction including suspect asbestos containing material sampling and analysis. Work was performed for the MDHA.
Nashville COE, Open-End Contract - Principal-in-Charge and responsible for suspect asbestos containing material sampling and analysis and preparation of Quick Turnaround Design (QTD) reports for over 700 buildings located within the Ft. Campbell base, Ft. Campbell, KY. Sub-consultant to SAIC and Ensafe.
Nashville COE, Open-End Contract - Provided engineering services for open-end design contract. Notable projects involved design for demolition and debris removal for abandoned water and wastewater treatment plants at the former Stewart AFB, Smyrna, TN.
Nashville COE Construction Site Clearance (Stewart AFB) - Under open-end project, provided site assessment services including regulatory review, on-site investigation for hazardous and toxic materials, and electro-magnetic surveys.
Whittemore Branch Flood Study (Nashville, TN) - Responsible for detailed survey of channel cross-sections, preparation of stormwater basin plan, flood analysis and FEMA data summary. Work was performed for Metro Public Works.
Whittemore Branch Sewer Overflow Abatement - Prepare a study to determine the need for rehabilitation or expansion of the existing sewer system. Project scope included determining where to place flow monitoring devices, compiling data on the projected flow of the basin, determining the capacity of the existing sewer lines and preparing cost estimates. Work was performed for the Metro Nashville Department of Water and Sewer Services.
Paragon Mills Sewer Overflow Abatement - Prepare a study to determine the need for rehabilitation or expansion of the existing sewer system. Project scope included determining where to place flow monitoring devices, compiling data on the projected flow of the basin, determining the capacity of the existing sewer lines and preparing cost estimates. Work was performed for the Metro Nashville Department of Water and Sewer Services.
Franklin County Transfer Station (Winchester, TN) - Project manager for the planing and design of a 65-ton per day solid waste transfer station and material recovery facility, including compacting equipment/operation, source separation for construction debris, and a tire storage area.
Material Recovery Facility/Transfer Station Study (Nashville, TN) - Prepared a feasibility and site-use study for the potential use of an existing 120,000 SF warehouse facility as a city-wide solid waste transfer station as well as a material recovery facility (MRF) to sort post-consumer recyclable products. Work was performed for a joint venture between Steiner-Liff Iron and Metal and the Metro Nashville Department of Public Works.