Hard Hat Services is highly capable in engineering, design, construction and program management organization

Below is a representative list of capabilities we deploy on behalf of our clients.

ACCESS AGREEMENT PREPARATION

BIOGAS-TO-ENERGY SYSTEMS

CERCLA SITE MANAGEMENT

  • RI/FS
  • Remedial Work Plan preparation
  • Remedial Design
  • Construction Quality Assurance / Reporting
  • Ongoing Site Management / Performance Monitoring
  • Owner's Engineer / Owner's Rep for CERCLA Remedial Actions
  • Construction Quality Assurance / Sampling
  • Project Management

CIVIL DESIGN

  • Hydraulic modeling
  • Stormwater control
  • Storm water and sewer
  • Site layout design
  • Site grading controls
  • Topographic survey
  • Bathymetric survey

DECONTAMINATION AND DEMOLITION

DREDGING AND SEDIMENT REMEDIATION

ELECTRICAL AND I&C DESIGN

  • Control Panels
  • Power and Wiring Design
  • UPS Systems
  • Instrumentation Systems
  • Power Distribution Systems
  • Lighting Systems
  • Electric Heat Tracing Systems
  • Control Loop Design

ENGINEERING / FEASIBILITY / FEED

  • Front-End-Loading (FEL)
  • Conceptual Design
  • Front-End-Engineering-Design (FEED)
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Project Cost Evaluation
  • Scope Definition
  • Procurement and bid reviews
  • Stakeholder Launch

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSES AND RESPONSES

ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS AND MONITORING

  • Sampling and analysis Planning
  • Groundwater Sampling
  • Surface Water Sampling
  • Water/wastewater characterization
  • Soil/gas sampling
  • Soil/Sediment Sampling
  • Wipe Sampling
  • Air Sampling
  • Lead screening
  • Drum sampling
  • Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) program execution
  • Groundwater network design and installation
  • Sampling and Analysis Plan Preparation
  • Groundwater sampling / Statistical Analysis
  • Embankment Inspections
  • Inspection & Maintenance Plan preparation
  • Embankment Stability and Slope Analysis / Investigations
  • Hazard Potential Classifications
  • History of Construction Reports
  • Closure Planning
  • Impoundment Closures / Retrofits

GEOTECHNICAL DATA ANALYSIS

IN-SITU & EX-SITU REMEDIATION

INSPECTIONS AND MAINTENANCE

LANDFILL / SOLID WASTE

  • Leachate Collection Systems
  • Flare operations and Maintenance
  • Condensate system design/troubleshooting
  • Final Cover Systems
  • Landfill Gas Systems
  • Landfill Gas-to-Energy projects
  • Detection/Compliance Monitoring for groundwater and gas
  • Site Inspection and reporting
  • Post-Closure Care and Reporting

MECHANICAL DESIGN

  • Piping design
    • Utilities
    • High pressure / high temperature
    • Hydrochemical services
    • Chemical services
    • Hazardous / lethal services
  • Equipment design
  • HVAC Systems
 

PERMITTING (FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL)

  • NPDES Permitting
  • Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Permitting
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Permitting
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) / Pollution Control Agency (PCA) Permitting
  • City / County Permitting

PROCESS ENGINEERING

  • Flow and mass balance studies
  • Process flow diagrams/design
  • Process and instrumentation diagrams/design

PROJECT / CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

  • Project scheduling
  • Project execution plans
  • Engineering estimates / cost reviews
  • Project management services for industry
  • Bid package preparation / contractor procurement
  • Work plan preparation
  • Health and Safety Plan preparation
  • Permit preparation for Local, State, and Federal
  • Project Oversight / Safety / Reporting
  • As-built / Project Record Documentation
  • Construction completion reporting
  • Owner's Rep / Owner's Engineer Services
  • Third-Party Construction Quality Assurance

Project Controls

  • TIC estimates (from conceptual +/-50% thru detailed +/-10%)
    • Aspentech (In-Plant and Capital Cost Estimator)
    • RS Means Costworks
    • Richardson Cost Index
  • Cost control for all sizes projects/services
    • Project status reports
    • Tracking and evaluating Earned Value
    • Project budget(s)
    • Spend to date
    • Forecasting future spend
    • Accruals
    • Detailed WBS (Work Breakdown Structure)
      • Utilize existing client WBS
      • Develop a new WBS, based on project/client needs
  • Project plans and/or CPM schedules, to fit each project’s specific needs.
    • FEL1 through Detailed Engineering (FEL4)
    • Construction/Implementation.
  • Interactive planning session(s) through development of the master CPM schedule. 
    • Coordination with Operations, Engineering, Maintenance, Procurement, Contractors
  • Assigning resources and associated costs
  • Updates of activities and progress
  • Two-week look ahead, milestone, and monthly schedules
    • Entire program of projects
    • Individual projects
    • Turn-around/shut down projects

SITE REMEDIATION

  • Phase I Assessments
  • Phase II Assessments
  • NFR letters
  • Remedial Design and Implementation
  • Soil Removal and Restoration
  • Soil Vapor Extraction
  • Air Sparging Systems
  • Subsurface injection
  • In-situ remediation
  • Ex-situ remediation

SPILL PREVENTION CONTROL AND CONTAINMENT (SPCC) PLAN PREPARATION

STORMWATER POLLUTION PREVENTION PLAN (SWPPP) PREPARATION

STRUCTURAL DESIGN

  • Building and foundations
  • Piping and supports
  • Equipment
  • Tank farms
  • Mezzanine design
  • Structural analysis

TOPOGRAPHIC / BATHYMETRIC SURVEYING

WATER/WASTEWATER TREATMENT DESIGN

  • Waste characterization and flow studies
  • Treatment plant retrofit design / installation
  • Treatment plant design / construction
  • Aerobic/anaerobic biological processes
  • Sludge digestion
  • Sludge handling / dewatering / drying system design
  • Cooling water heat balancing
  • Cooling / boiler feed water treatment evaluation and design
  • Chemical feed system design