Smith Gardner Inc
2006 - Present
Board of Directors
2000 - Present
Environmental Due Diligence
Mr. Gardner has over 40 years’ experience at more than 200 facilities across the U.S. His work is primarily in solid waste engineering and related fields with a particular emphasis in siting, design, permitting, construction, operation, closure, and post-closure monitoring of solid waste management facilities including municipal, construction/demolition, industrial, and residual waste landfills. Mr. Gardner also specializes in environmental due diligence and forensic engineering services.
He is currently licensed to practice engineering in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.
Mr. Gardner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
B.S. Civil Engineering, 1981 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
AL, CO, FL, GA, IN, KY, MD, MI, MS, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA
The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying
American Society of Civil Engineers (Treasurer, Pittsburgh Section 1981 to 1984)
Smith Gardner Inc.
HDR Engineering, Inc.
1994 - 1996
Almes & Associates, Inc.
1986 - 1994
Fred C. Hart Associates, Inc.
1985 - 1986
STS D’Appolonia, Ltd.
1984 - 1985
D’Appolonia Consulting Engineers, Inc
1981 - 1984
Pittsburgh Testing Laboratory (summers)
1974 - 1981
Gardner, John M., “Geotechnics of Waste Wallboard Monofill Closure, Lessons Learned”, ASCE Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC, August 27-28, 2009
Gardner, John M. and Hand, Clayton (Metro Nashville Public Works Dept.), “Metro Thermal Ash Monofi ll Closure Cap, Stormwater Damage and Restoration Update”, 45th Environmental Show of the South, Conference and Exhibition, Gatlinburg, TN, April 20-22, 2016