We are pleased to announce that Mr. William C. Howland, Jr., “Jay” has joined the SUMMIT team as Senior Engineer. Mr. Howland is a registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina with eighteen years of experience and a degree in Civil Engineering from Duke University. Mr. Howland has extensive technical experience in the areas of soil stabilization, shallow and deep foundation inspection, steel inspection, fireproofing inspection, and asphaltic and Portland cement concrete testing.
SUMMIT Laboratories, LLC is now capable of performing Triaxials and Consolidation Testing with Data Acquisition Features along with compressive strength on high strength concrete.
We are pleased to announce that Mr. Michael Zavislak, NRCC-EAC, CHMM, EIT joined the SUMMIT team as our Environmental Services Manager. Mr. Zavislak provides SUMMIT with over 10 years of environmental engineering experience. Previous environmental experience includes managing and operating several environmental laboratories, performing numerous environmental research projects, and managing and performing a multitude of environmental projects that include asbestos, lead-based paint, Phase I/II/III Environmental Site Assessments (ESA), Polychlorinated Biphenyl’s (PCBs), wetlands, hazardous waste, storm water, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC), Underground Storage Tank (UST) closures, soil and groundwater contamination monitoring and remediation, and construction management.
We are pleased to announce that Ms. Mimi Hourani joined the SUMMIT team in May of 2005. In addition to her 10 years of laboratory testing experience, Ms. Hourani provides SUMMIT with the experience to perform advanced laboratory testing on construction materials. Mimi currently holds ACI, NICET III and NCDOT laboratory technician certifications in soils and concrete. Ms. Hourani has provided laboratory services for such clients as Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Duke Power, VDOT, NCDOT and SCDOT, has provided mix design and analysis for numerous local concrete and asphalt companies, and has worked on large construction projects such as the Northlake Mall and Lake Wateree Dam.