The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

September 1, 2013

Remediation exam scheduled


— An examination for licensed remediation specialist certification is from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Marshall University Graduate College in South Charleston. The exam will be given in Room 205 of the Robert C. Byrd Academic Center Building.

Certification is required for anyone submitting voluntary remediation and brownfields cleanup designs to the state Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Environmental Remediation for review.

To qualify for the exam, you must have a bachelor’s degree in an approved scientific field and at least six years of relevant professional experience. You can also qualify with a high school diploma and 10 years of relevant professional experience. In either case, you must have at least one year of supervisory or project management experience.

To take the exam, register online at www.dep.wv.gov. Under the Office of Environmental Remediation, go to the licensed remediation specialist online application and follow the instructions. Fees of $300 for the application and $250 for the examination are required. Online applications must be received by Sept. 4.

For more information call Jamie Wolfe at 304-696-6042 or e-mail jawolfe@marshall.edu. Marshall University administers the exam for OER.