Jerome Daniel Dempsey, P.E.

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PRESIDENT
DEMPSEY, DILLING & ASSOCIATES, P.C. ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS
502 HAZELWOOD DRIVE
SMYRNA, TN 37167

jdempsey@dempseydilling.com
615/220-5800 (office)
615/396-7404 (cell)


EDUCATION

University of Tennessee, M.S. in Civil Engineering, 1996
Tennessee State University, B. S. in Civil Engineering, 1992
Chattanooga State Community College, A. S. in Civil Engineering Technology, 1986
Louisiana State University, Engineering Coursework, 1976-1978
Delta School of Business, Graduated 1976

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

09/04 to Present: DEMPSEY, DILLING & ASSOCIATES, P.C, Engineering Consultants
502 Hazelwood Drive, Smyrna, TN 37167
(President): Responsible for Client Management, Marketing, Engineering Design, Project Management, and Construction Management. Projects include municipal water, wastewater, storm water drainage, site development, recreational facilities and parks, roadways, municipal planning reviews, site designs, and environmental studies.

07/96 to 09/04: HIGHERS, KOONCE & ASSOCIATES, INC. Nashville, Tennessee
(Client Manager/Project Engineer): Responsible for the client management, engineering design, and construction management of various types of municipal projects.

07/86 to 07/96: BARGE, WAGGONER, SUMNER & CANNON, Nashville, Tennessee
(Project Manager/Project Designer/Construction Representative): Responsible for project management, design and construction management of municipal and environment compliance projects.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS AND TRAINING

Registered Engineer State of Tennessee
Erosion and Sediment Control Level I and II
Environmental Specialist
Environmental Inspector
Asbestos Inspector
OSHA Certified (Industrial and Construction)
TDOT Local Programs Training
TDOT Right of Way Training
Metro Nashville Davidson County Sewer Rehabilitation Training

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE, member since 1989)
Kentucky-Tennessee Water Environment Association (KTWEA)
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE)
Tennessee Association of Utility Districts (TAUD)

CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS

Town of Smyrna Municipal Planning Commission (Member 2002-2006)
Town of Smyrna Construction Appeals Board (Member 2002-2006)
Town of Smyrna Storm Water Advisory Committee (Member 2003-2006)
Rotary Club of Smyrna (Board of Directors Member)
MTSU Blue Raider Athletic Association (BRAA) Board Member
Meals on Wheels Volunteer
Town of Smyrna Annual Stream Cleanup Projects Volunteer
Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity Volunteer
Smyrna West Alternative School Mentor Job Shadow Program
Rutherford County Road and School Board Zones Revision Study Committee


MUNICIPAL EXPERIENCE

Work experience has consisted of municipal water, wastewater, roadway, and storm water projects for municipalities throughout Middle Tennessee. Some of the municipalities include Spring Hill, Winchester, Smyrna, Murfreesboro, Fairview, Lawrenceburg, Estill Springs, Decherd, Wartrace, Alexandria, Bedford County Utility District, Belle Meade, Harpeth Valley Utility District, Center Grove-Winchester Springs, Metro Nashville Water Services, and Metro Moore Utility District.

PARTIAL LISTING OF MUNICIPAL PROJECT EXPERIENCE

City of Spring Hill Wastewater Treatment Expansion (Spring Hill, Tennessee): Design Engineer for Preliminary design and City’s Representative During Construction – The project consisted of increasing the plant capacity from 2.0 MGD to 5.0 MGD utilizing an advanced biological nutrient removal process (five stage bardenpho process) consisting of oxidation ditch, clarifiers, digester, ultraviolet light disinfection and cascade stair aeration process– Performed preliminary engineer report, alternatives analysis, facilities plan, green business model and equipment selection. Provided construction management services to oversee the construction and initial start-up and operations of the 5.0 MGD wastewater treatment plant. Worked closely with CTI during final design process, bidding and construction phases as the City’s engineer.

Town of Smyrna Gravity Sewer Line Rehabilitation Project: Design Engineer and Project Manager for the rehabilitation of approximately 39,500 linear feet of gravity sewer line by method of pipe bursting and rehabbing of approximately 140 sewer manholes with a spray epoxy system. Provided construction management services during construction phases of the project.

Paragon Mills Overflow Abatement Phase 1 and 2 (Nashville, Tennessee): Project Manager and Construction Manager – provided a design report and design input of 6,000+ L.F., 36-inch RCP; 2,000+ L.F., 15-inch PVC; 4,000+ L.F., 24-inch cured-in-place relief sewer lines to eliminate bypass/overflow occurrences. Provided construction management services during construction phases of the project.

Paragon Mills – Phase 3 Sewer System Rehabilitation (Nashville, Tennessee): Project Manager and Construction Manager – Performed wet weather flow monitoring activities to identify Inflow/Infiltration into the existing gravity sewer system. Performed field reconnaissance and T.V. log reviews to further identify Inflow/Infiltration. Construction drawings and specifications for the Sewer System Rehabilitation Project provided which identified approximately 30,000 L.F. of 8, 10 and 12-inch sewer line to be rehabilitated.

Whittemore Branch Planning Study (Nashville, Tennessee): Project Manager and Construction Manager – Provided a planning study which evaluated the existing sewer system (39 miles of gravity sewer 8″-30″) and the effects of Inflow/Infiltration into the system. Flow monitoring analysis, full pipe flow capacity analysis and design peak flow projections to Year 2035 were performed, in which system deficiencies were identified and corrective design alternatives with cost analysis were recommended.

Whittemore Branch Sewer System Rehabilitation (Nashville, Tennessee): Project Manager and Construction Manager – Performed wet weather flow isolation activities to identify Inflow/Infiltration into the existing sewer system, reviewed internal inspection logs and developed construction drawings and specifications for rehabilitation of approximately 28,000 L.F. of 8, 10, 15 and 18- inch sewer line with associated manhole rehabilitation and service renewals.

Spring Hill Sewer Trunk Lines (Spring Hill, Tennessee): Project Engineer and Construction Manager for three major sewer trunk lines. Grassy Branch Phases I, II, & III (30,500 L.F. of 8-inch through 30-inch gravity sewer); McCutcheon Creek (10, 439 L.F. of 10” gravity sewer line with removal of a sewerage lift station); and Aenon Creek Phases I, II, & III (24,589 L.F. of 18” and 24” gravity sewer line with removal of 3 sewage lift stations).

Spring Hill, Tennessee Wastewater Treatment Plant Lift Station (Spring Hill, Tennessee): Project Engineer and Construction Manager -The project consisted of a 15-foot by 15-foot by 32-foot wetwell, submersible pumps, controls, jib crane, emergency generator, approximately 26 feet of 18-inch ductile iron pipe, 26-feet of 30-inch ductile iron pipe and 375 feet of 8-inch PVC force main and appurtenances. The operating design capacity of the lift station is 1500 GPM (2.16 MGD).

Winchester Municipal Wastewater Plant (Winchester, Tennessee): Project Manager/Construction Manager – The project consisted of increasing the plant capacity from 1.2 MGD to 3.2 MGD utilizing an oxidation ditch, clarifiers, digester, ultraviolet light disinfection and cascade stair aeration process– Performed all hydraulic design calculations through the treatment plant from headworks to ultraviolet disinfection unit. Provided design of digester air/blower and diffuser system an assisted in all design phases. Provided construction management services to oversee the construction and initial start-up and operations of the 3.2 MGD wastewater treatment plant.

Town of Alexandria Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements (Alexandria, Tennessee): Project Engineer and Construction Manager – Expanded the Wastewater Treatment Plant’s capacity from 150,000 GPD to a design capacity of 300,000 GPD, with a peak demand capacity of 600,000 GPD. A Sequential Batch Reactor Treatment System was designed for the expansion. The plant’s lift station capacity was increased utilizing suction lift pumps. A UV disinfection system was designed to replace the existing chlorine disinfection system. The existing concrete lagoon was utilized as post equalization.

Town of Wartrace Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements (Wartrace, Tennessee): Project Engineer – Improvements to the lagoon included a floating weir to regulate effluent flow, utilized in conjunction with USGS real-time stream flow data. Two manholes were installed to record flow and level measurements. This design was implemented in order to restore the treatment plant to its full design capacity of 0.13 MGD. Project has not currently been constructed due to funding constraints.

I-24 Rest Area Modifications (Marion County, Tennessee): Engineering Intern/Project Manager and Construction Manager -Developed the Design Report which evaluated the existing wastewater treatment facility and proposed a recirculating sand filter (RSF) type of sewage treatment process with ultraviolet disinfection unit. Designed construction drawings and specifications for a peak design flow of 19,000 gpd for the RSF and disinfection process.

City of Oak Grove, Kentucky (Oak Grove, Kentucky): Project Manager – Provided an Operation and Maintenance Manual for the Oak Grove Sewerage System Improvements which included 423 grinder pump stations, 113, 400+/- L.F. 1-1/4 inch – 6 inch pressure sewer lines, 16,900+ 8 inch – 12 inch gravity sewer lines, 25,900+ L.F. 4 inch – 10 inch force main lines and five sewer pumping stations.

City of Murfreesboro Gravity Sewer Line Extension to Serve Community Care of Rutherford County (Murfreesboro, Tennessee): Project Engineer and Construction Manager: The project consists of approximately 5,440 L.F. of 18-inch PVC, 2,751 L.F. of 18-inch DIP, 1,074 L.F. of pier mounted 18-inch DIP, 300 V.F. of concrete pier supports, 26 manholes, 120 L.F. of 18-inch PVC with 28-inch steel casing pipe, 77 L.F. of 10-inch PVC, 347 L.F. of 8-inch PVC, 52 service tees, 1,220 L.F. of 6-inch PVC service line, and appurtenances. This project included partial installation across the Indian Hills Golf Course.

Standard Gypsum Sewer Line (Stewart County, Tennessee): Project Manager – The project consists of approximately 3,000 L.F. of gravity sewer line ranging in size from 8-inch to 15-inch and 11 manholes to serve Standard Gypsum located in the Steward –Houston Industrial Park. The sewer line included 5 concrete pier supports, a railroad crossing and coordination with a proposed state access road.

Various Projects: Includes water, sewer and storm water drainage studies and plans, review for the City of Spring Hill, City of Fairview and the City of Lawrenceburg. Design and construction management of Town of Estill Springs 1.0 MGD Water Treatment Plant; Town of Wartrace Wastewater Treatment Plant Modifications; City of Fairview sewer system rehabilitation and a 460 gpm suction lift pump station; South Giles Utility District water lines design and proposed water storage tank evaluation; City of Winchester Highway 64 Bypass Roadway widening project and City of Winchester Old Highway 64 Storm Water Drainage System and Regional Detention Basin.

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