P.O. Box 5091
Agana, Guam 96932
Phone: (671) 477-7310
Fax: (671) 477-7311
PMB A-6 BOX 10001
Saipan, MP 96950
Phone: (670) 322-7709
Fax: (670) 322-7708
Operations Supervisor, Project Manager
Mr. Matz has 10 years of experience as an operations specialist. His responsibilities cover
most environmental field operations ranging from groundwater investigations, groundwater
remediation, surface and subsurface soil sampling, monitoring well drilling and development,
soil remediation, and underground storage tank removal.
Mr. Matz has performed geo-technical drilling oversight associated with landfill siting for the
Aimelik Landfill in the Republic of Palau. Mr. Matz also performed geotechnical drilling oversight
at various locations on Guam, and also performed the drilling, logging, and completion of over
100 wells of various types in the Mariana Islands, including groundwater supply monitoring
wells, soil vapor wells, and air sparging wells. Mr. Matz holds a well driller’s license issued by
Mr. Matz has operated the following types of equipment: rotary drill rig, hollow stem auger drilling
rig, concord manual drilling machine, track excavator, bulldozer, backhoe, payloader, trenching
machine, road grader, roller compactor, bobcat, 30 ton mobile crane, dump truck, tractor trailer
rig and flat bed w/ boom crane. Mr. Matz' experience includes: groundwater sampling using low
flow sampling equipment and techniques calibrating groundwater parameter measuring
equipment for pH, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, temperature, and turbidity. Mr. Matz has also
performed soil sampling using both trowel and split spoon sampling techniques, and is
experienced in analytical sampling handling, packing, shipping and the maintenance of chain of
Mr. Matz has participated in projects on behalf of public agencies and commercial entities. His
interaction with federal agencies has included the United States Environmental Protection
Agency, United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Navy, and the United
States Air Force. Mr. Matz has had interaction with the public agencies of Guam, including:
Guam Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Public Works, Guam Waterworks
Authority, and the Water and Environmental Research Institute at the University of Guam.
Environmental Impact Assessment for Proposed Aimeliik Landfill, Babeldaub, Palau:
Performed geotechnical soil boring and sampling associated with the completion of an
Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Aimelik Landfill, Republic of Palau. Client:
National Government of the Republic of Palau Bureau of Public Works.
Geotechnical Soil Boring and Percolation Testing, various locations on Guam:
Performed geotechnical soil boring and sampling at various locations on Guam while
employed with Pacific Drilling Inc. Client: Pacific Soils, Inc.
Drilling and Completion of Harmon Groundwater Monitoring Wells:
Supervised drilling operations for three monitoring wells of 300-400 bgs in Harmon, Guam.
Client: Guam EPA. Responsibilities included: supervision/oversight of initial soil borings
(utilizing a hollow stem auger) to 60 ft. bgs; related split spoon sampling; soil boring log;
sample handling; decontamination; PID readings. Supervision/oversight of rotary air drilling
method (below 60 ft. bgs to 400 ft. bgs); related grab samples every 10 ft. for lithological
evaluation; drill logging (drilling time, depth of sample, cuttings description, etc.); PID readings.
Supervision of well completion and subsequent water sampling for environmental analyses.
Client: Guam Environmental Protection Agency.
Remedial Groundwater Investigation at former Exxon Service Station, Chalan Pago, Guam
(1999-Present): Performance of activities related to the investigation, characterization,
monitoring and remediation of groundwater contamination resulting from a leaking
underground petroleum storage tank. Primary duties include daily maintenance, weekly
monitoring well sampling, weekly air stripper sampling and water level measurements of 16
wells (11 monitoring wells, 4 extraction wells, 1 product recovery well). The weekly activities
include low flow sampling, single and dual phase water level measurements, and taking
product level readings. Mr. Matz also performs the installation and operation of remedial
systems including air stripping, soil vapor extraction, product recovery and air sparging. Also
performed soil boring logging and sampling for petroleum hydrocarbon and volatile analytes for
five exploratory soil borings. Responsibilities also included daily communication with regulatory
agencies and Exxon representatives. Client: ExxonMobil International Holdings, Inc.
Remedial Groundwater Investigation at Saipan International Airport, CNMI:
Performance of activities related to the investigation, characterization, monitoring and
remediation of contamination resulting from the release of approximately 6000 gallons of Jet-A
fuel within the vicinity of 40 public supply wells. Activities included: maintenance of drilling and
sampling logs during hollow-stem auger drilling and split-spoon sampling, weekly supply well
sampling, drilling, installation, and development of monitoring wells, and installation and
operation of remedial systems at the site. Client: Commonwealth Ports Authority of the CNMI.
United States Navy, Comprehensive Long-Term Environmental Action, Navy Clean II, CTO 44,
Ship Repair Facility, Subsurface Investigation, Guam:
Activities included drilling, installation, and development of monitoring wells. Performed split
spoon soil sampling and groundwater sampling for analytical purposes. Client: EarthTech, Inc.
Monitoring Well Maintenance and Soil Sampling, AAFB, Guam:
Activities included removing and replacing monitoring well bladder pumps at AAFB. Also
performed soil borings and split spoon sampling for analytical purposes at the Old AAFB
Landfill. Client: E.A. Engineering.
United States Navy Monitoring Well Abandonment, South Finagayan, Guam:
Activities included the abandonment of old monitoring well sites at the old Navy landfill at
Finagayan. This included removal of well casings and grouting with bentonite-cement slurry
mix. Client: OHM.
Monitoring Well and Grounding Anode Installation, Shell Oil Refinery, Guam:
Mr. Matz worked for the drilling sub contractor to Shell Oil, Guam. Activities included drilling and
installation of monitoring wells and grounding anodes for above ground storage tanks. Client:
Camp Covington Remedial Groundwater Investigation COMNAVMARIANAS:
Activities at camp Covington included drilling, installation and development of monitoring wells.
Performed split spoon soil sampling for analytical purposes. Client: Applied Environmental
Grounding Anode Installation, AAFB and COMNAVMARIANAS:
Activities included drilling and installation of grounding anodes at AAFB for above ground
storage tanks. Mr. Matz also performed drilling and installation of grounding anodes at
COMNAVMARIANAS for the grounding of the Munitions Loading Pier. Client: Haskell
Remedial Subsurface Investigation at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam:
Participated in the investigation, monitoring and remediation of subsurface contamination
resulting from the release of 2000 gallons of jet fuel from a severed underground fuel pipeline.
Activities included: hollow-stem auger drilling and split-spoon sampling, maintenance of drilling
and sampling logs, and installation, development, and well-head design and completion of
remedial passive soil venting wells at the site. Client: NOVA Corporation.
Investigation of Potential PCB-containing Oil in Electric Transformers at the Saipan
International Airport, CNMI:
Conducted site investigation of electric transformers stored at the Saipan International Airport.
Activities included: background investigation, field screening using Dexsil type Clor-D-Tect kits
for quantitative determination of total halogens and chlorine, and collection of oil samples for
analytical laboratory analysis for PCBs. Client: Commonwealth Ports Authority of the CNMI.
United States Navy, Comprehensive Long-Term Environmental Action, Navy Clean II, CTO 27,
Construction Battalion Landfill, Guam:
Performed soil tensiometer readings and abandonment procedures. Client: EarthTech, Inc.
United States Navy, Comprehensive Long-Term Environmental Action, Navy Clean II, CTO 45,
Agana Power Plant, Mongmong, Guam:
Conducted site set up including decontamination and safety equipment for soil sampling
activities in the Agana Power Plant Outfall area. Activities included soil tissue and water
sampling. Responsibilities included sample handling and shipping documentation. Client:
United States Air Force, Improve Military Housing, PAIP-X, M.I. Contract No. F64133-02-C-
0005, Andersen AFB, Guam: APEC utilized a 19-man asbestos abatement crew to remove and
dispose of asbestos-containing floor tiles, mastic, transite panels and transite sewer pipes
totaling 134,000 sq feet, from 112 housing units. Mr. Matz’s acted as the field technician
supervisor for the project. Client: International Bridge Corporation, Guam.
United States Air Force, Improve Military Housing, PAIP-XI, M.I. Contract No. F64133-03-C-
0021, Andersen AFB, Guam: APEC performed removal and disposal of asbestos containing
floor tiles, mastic, transite panels and transite sewer pipes totaling 134,000 sq feet, from 112
housing units. Mr. Matz’s acted as the field technician supervisor for the project. Client:
International Bridge Corporation.
Well Driller’s License, Guam Environmental Protection Agency, June 2002
40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Training, June 1998
8-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Refresher Training, July 1999 to Present
40-hour AHERA Contractor/Supervisor Asbestos Abatement Training, 2002
8-hour AHERA Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Refresher Training, 2003 to Present
8-hr Occupational Exposure to Lead in Construction and General Industry, 2003 to Present
Certified Respirator Training June, 1999
Unexploded Ordnance Briefing, U.S. Navy EOD Naval Magazine, Guam 2000
Certified Level 1, Water Treatment Plant Operator, GEPA, July 2000.
Member National Groundwater Association