Leading environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell recently announced that Jean Youngerman has joined the firm as senior principal of environmental science.

With a 33-year track record of managing environmental monitoring and regulatory programs for municipalities, private industries, and government agencies, Youngerman brings further technical rigor to Brown and Caldwell’s site investigation and remediation, and compliance and permitting service offerings.

Throughout her career, she has led numerous Resource Conservation Recovery Act and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit applications for a broad range of industries throughout the U.S. Additionally, she has coordinated multiple pollutant and program audits in adherence with standards set by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

In her new role as senior principal, Youngerman will manage a diverse portfolio of projects while providing employee guidance and mentorship. Project types include site assessment, environmental permitting and compliance, remedial technology evaluation, remedial design and implementation, and site closure pertaining to hazardous and solid waste, emerging contaminants, and resource recovery.

“I am thrilled to welcome an expert of Jean’s caliber to our team,” said Sharon Stecker, senior vice president of Brown and Caldwell. “Her vast experience and knowledge perfectly augment our tailored solutions to help clients navigate the regulatory landscape and improve environmental performance while simultaneously meeting business objectives.”

Youngerman holds a bachelor’s in chemistry and is based in Brown and Caldwell’s Houston office.

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction firm with 52 offices and over 1,700 professionals across North America and the Pacific. A Vancouver, British Columbia location was officially opened in 2019, however the company’s history in the city dates back more than 60 years, including the development of Vancouver’s original sewerage plan. For more than 70 years, this employee-owned company has helped municipalities, private industry, and government agencies overcome their most challenging water and environmental obstacles.

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