Profile Products LLC announced that Michael Robeson, P.E., the company’s manager of technical services, recently achieved certification as a Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality (CPSWQ).
Additionally, Profile’s Andy Constantine is accredited as a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC). Constantine joined Profile Products in 2006, and has worked in the erosion control industry since 1992.
“The efforts of Michael and Andy have helped further Profile’s prominent role in the industry, and we’re very proud of the work they have put in to achieve their respective certifications,” said Marc S. Theisen, CPESC, CPSWQ, vice president of erosion control solutions. “It’s important to take advantage of continuing education opportunities in the industry and they both demonstrate a commitment to increasing their contributions.”
Robeson joined Profile Products in 2007, bringing more than 10 years of experience in hydraulics and the erosion and sediment control industry. His experience includes developing, testing and evaluating many erosion control systems, site specific design and consultation, design and selection software development and active involvement in industry organizations, including ASTM, ECTC, IECA and ASCE.
Constantine serves as a market development manager for Profile, representing the Southeast and parts of the Great Lakes region. His background includes work at SI Corporation and Northwest Linings, focusing on geotextiles and rolled erosion control products.
“Taking the CPESC Exam has helped me to better understand the erosion control challenges the engineering and construction trade communities face when dealing with any earth disturbing activity,” Constantine explained. “I am now better prepared to provide appropriate erosion control solutions for our customers while understanding the dynamics of storm water management and the science behind estimating erosion and soil loss.”
The Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control designation recognizes expert knowledge in the principles, practices, and legislation of erosion and sediment control. CPESC activities include the development and review of Erosion and Sediment Control Plans, installation of erosion and sediment control practices and other related activities such as assisting regulators, authoring handbooks or educating the public.
A Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality is recognized as an expert in addressing issues affecting storm water quality. Such activities include the development and review of NPDES permit applications, Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), installation and inspection of storm water management practices, as well as other related activities, such as assisting regulators, authoring handbooks or educating the public.
The CPSWQ program is administered by CPESC, Inc., whose founding members are the Soil and Water Conservation Society and the International Erosion Control Association (IECA), two leading non-profit organizations dedicated to providing resources, training and more for professionals in the erosion, storm water and sediment control fields. For more information, visit http://www.cpesc.org.