Mr. Holland is a Restoration Designer and is involved in Construction Management, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and is a Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP). As a restoration designer, Mr. Holland uses multiple programs and design tools to produce the construction documents necessary to obtain grading permits for vernal pool, floodplain riparian wetlands and endangered species habitats.
Once the design is finalized and the construction phase begins, Mr. Holland provides on-site design solutions and inspection of the earthwork using GPS and Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) survey to ensure projects are being built to specification. Additional on-site roles that Mr. Holland oversees include, biological monitoring to comply with federal, state and local permitting, as well as storm water pollution prevention plans (SWPPP). The biological monitoring has included giant garter snake, Swainson's hawk, Valley elderberry longhorn beetle and ground-nesting birds.
Prior to joining Westervelt, Mr. Holland was a senior designer with The HLA Group and helped prepare construction documents for master planned communities, regional parks and other large scale urban projects. He obtained a Bachelor of Science, Landscape Architecture degree from Arizona State University and is an active member of The California Society for Ecological Restoration (SERCAL).
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