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Jerome Wentz, P.G., M.S., B.S., B.A.



Mr. Wentz is an environmental professional with 20 years of experience in report preparation, project management, field inspection, sample collection & documentation. Mr. Wentz is a Florida State Board-certified Professional Geologist and Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Qualified Stormwater Management Inspector.


Mr. Wentz graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Geology and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. From late 1996 to early 1999, Mr. Wentz taught science, math and English, as a secondary school teacher, while serving as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in the Solomon Islands, South Pacific.


Shortly after, Mr. Wentz earned his Master of Science degree in Geology from West Virginia University. His graduate thesis research focused on laboratory batch tests of coal combustion fly ash by-product mixed with known concentrations of common petroleum contaminants found in groundwater, in order to measure the organic sorption of fly ash, as a potential remediation surrogate.


From 2002 until the present, Mr. Wentz has worked full-time as a private consultant on projects in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia and Florida. Mr. Wentz prepares reports and manages field work for Due Diligence, Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Underground Storage Tank (UST) & Above Ground Storage Tank (AST) Closure Assessments, throughout various commercial and industrial sites, using: Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), hand-auger, sonic and direct-push, hollow-stem-auger and mud-rotary sample collection and monitoring well installation methods, in order to delineate the extents of metals, light non-aqueous phase liquids (LNAPL) and dense non-aqueous phase liquid (DNAPL) in soil and groundwater.

Environmental and Geological Services:
  • Due Diligence;

  • Quality Assurance;

  • Ground Penetrating Radar surveys;

  • Construction Dewatering permitting;

  • Aquifer Testing & Groundwater Modeling;

  • Class V, Group 6 Stormwater Drainage Well permitting;

  • NPDES Stormwater and Sedimentation Control permitting & inspection;

  • Drilling oversight, borehole logging, soil and groundwater sampling;

  • UST, AST, Dry-cleaner and Agrichemicals Site Assessments;

  • Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessments;

  • Drinking Water & Well Water Sampling.


License and Certifications:
  • Professional Geologist, Florida, License #2563

  • Qualified Stormwater Management Inspector,                    FDEP, Inspector #28066

  • EPA Lead-Safe Renovator, Certification #170522


Call Today for a Proposal

Tel. 786.351.4191
Specialized Education & Training:
  • U.S. EPA 8-hour Lead-Safe Renovator Course, Seagull Environmental Management Company, 2017;

  • Stormwater Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector Training Program, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 2012;

  • Construction Quality Management for Contractors, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2011;

  • Theory and Practice of Applying Subsurface Interface Radar in Engineering and Geophysical Investigations, Geophysical Survey Systems, Inc., 2011;

  • Introduction to ArcGIS, ESRI, 2008;

  • Advanced Aquifer Testing Techniques Featuring Aqtesolv: New Concepts, Field Methods, and Data Analysis Procedures, Midwest Geoscience Group, 2006;

  • Nuclear Gauge Safety Training, Troxler Electronic Laboratories, Inc., 2006;

  • Regulatory Training in Underground Storage Tanks, Cook College-Rutgers University, 2003;

  • 40-hour Hazardous Waste Site Worker (OSHA 1910.120), All American Environmental Services, Inc., 2002




Professional Society Memberships:



Welcome Shaun Paone to Biscayne Aquifer Services!

Environmental/Commercial Real Estate Professional servicing the Banking, Real Estate, and Property Management industries. Specializing in Phase I & Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) and Tank Closure Assessments Reports (TCAR).


Project Manager/Commercial Real Estate Professional of Phase I ESAs for multi-national retailers, banks and private entities.

2020 to Present

  • Phase I/Phase II ESAs, Underground Storage Tank (UST) Closure throughout the State of Florida. Locations included vacant land, office buildings, and retail petroleum facilities.

2018 to Present

  • Project Assistant/Commercial Real Estate Professional of Phase I & II ESAs for multi-national retailers, banks and private entities, and TCARs for local & national retail petroleum gasoline stations, county maintenance & private facilities.


2015 to Present

  • Residential and Commercial Realtor

       Due diligence coordinator for lead based paint, asbestos, mold, radon,

       septic tanks, domestic water wells and flood plains.


  • Confidential Clients - Phase I/Phase II ESAs, TCARs for UST removals throughout the State of Pennsylvania. Locations included vacant land, office buildings, Apartment buildings, restaurants and Industrial sites.

  • Lukoil – Phase I ESA, Phase II ESA, UST removals throughout the State of Florida. Locations included vacant land, office buildings, and retail petroleum facilities.

  • Starbucks – Phase I ESA on manufacturing facilities, vacant land, and partially developed land.

Qualifications / Education

  • Project Manager Training

  • Environmental Professional

  • Licensed Commercial & Residential Real Estate Professional

  • Assistant to Mechanical Engineer for large commercial and academic projects

  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment: Real Cast Study by Udemy. Certificate of Completion. 8.5 Hours

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