Emily Hess

Emily Hess, LG, RG

Project Geologist

Ms. Hess has three years of diverse environmental and scientific research experience. Since joining MFA in 2014, she has been involved with a range of projects involving environmental remediation, mining, solid waste, and brownfield development. Ms. Hess also has…

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As a geologist, I gain intimate knowledge about businesses and industries by taking a behind-the-scenes look at their operations, and I become a historian of sorts about past practices on their sites. I really enjoy traveling past project sites that I’ve worked on or hearing about clients in the news and knowing that I helped them to be better environmental stewards.

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As a geologist, I gain intimate knowledge about businesses and industries by taking a behind-the-scenes look at their operations, and I become a historian of sorts about past practices on their sites. I really enjoy traveling past project sites that I’ve worked on or hearing about clients in the news and knowing that I helped them to be better environmental stewards.
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Who is Emily Hess, LG, RG?

Ms. Hess has five years of diverse environmental and scientific research experience working with state, federal, and industrial clients. Since joining MFA in 2014, she has been involved with a range of projects involving environmental remediation, mining, solid waste, and brownfield development. Ms. Hess also has experience in construction oversight for in-water and land-based projects. Her fieldwork background includes geologic logging of subsurface materials; soil, air, groundwater, and stormwater sampling; site characterization; and archaeological excavations in remote field locations. Ms. Hess’s work as a laboratory analyst has provided her with insight into data analysis, integrity, and validation. In addition, she has a strong understanding of geochronology and isotope geochemistry for both stable and radioactive isotopes. The combination of environmental chemistry and geology experience provides Ms. Hess with a comprehensive set of tools that will enhance her work on MFA projects.

Ms. Hess is a member of the following professional associations: Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists since 2010 (Student and Young Professional Support Committee Member, 2013–2014); Northwest Environmental Business Council (Young Environmental Professionals Committee since 2013); Rotaract Club of Clark County; and Northwest Association of Environmental Professionals (since 2013).

Education

Master of Science in Geology, Portland State University

Engineering Geology Graduate Certificate, Portland State University

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Washington

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, University of Washington

Bachelor of Science in Earth Science, Portland State University

Licenses

Licensed Geologist: Washington No. 3211

Registered Geologist: Oregon, No. G2366

Certifications

40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operation Training

8-Hour Hazardous Waste Operation Refresher Training

Transportation Security Administration Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Professional Association of Diving Instructors Certified SCUBA Open Water Diver

First Aid/CPR/AED Training

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