Post Construction Inspections and Maintenance Programs

Presented by: Jennifer L. Hildebrand, CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI, CISEC

Education Track: Stormwater Management
Course Length: Full Day
Credit: 7 Professional Development Hours
Technical Level: Tailored to Audience

This comprehensive course will highlight the specific elements of inspections and maintenance programs specializing in post construction stormwater practices. In addition to BMP descriptions, this course focuses on inpection protocol, maintenance techniques, documentation requirements, and communication techniques. This course will highlight a wide slection of designs and purpose of their function. Finally, this course will focus on what happens after the project is built and no one maintains the expensive, important devices that are often required by federal law.

Interested in this course? Please contact IECA Education at: | 303-640-7554


Presented by Jennifer L. Hildebrand, CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI, CISEC

Jennifer Hildebrand, CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI, CISEC has been involved in the erosion and sediment industry for over 18 years. She has a master's degree in Business Administration from Augsburg College, and specializes in compliance strategies within the stormwater market. She is a registered Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control and a registered Certified Professional in Stormwater Quality. She is a registered Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Stormwater Inspector. She is also a Certified Inspector for Sediment and Erosion Control. Currently employed by Weis Builders, Jennifer's experience and industry involvement allow WSB to deliver excellence in environmental compliance to their clients. Her specialties include stormwater compliance issues, training and awareness programs, site inspection programs, compliance program design, and site plan reviews. She has developed and delivered education and compliance programs in both the construction and post construction stormwater market. Her involvement in the construction industry has provided her with valuable experience in a wide variety of stormwater compliance products and services. As a result, Jennifer has developed a selection of technologies that involve several methods of hydraulic application techniques and biotechnical stabilization practices throughout the United States and Canada. This private industry experience and public representation experience provides opportunities for facilitation of appropriate stormwater, erosion, sediment, control programs and techniques. In addition, this experience also illuminates the challenges and opportunities that exist in post construction phases of stormwater compliance. Jennifer has gained valuable insight into the realities of land development, commerce, and environmental impacts in the stormwater industry as a result of her involvement with these non-profit entities, as well as the private sector of this business. Among these organizations she has given numerous presentations on proper management practices, installation techniques, full day programs on erosion and sediment control practices, along with numerous product specific presentations. Her presentations and classes have been conducted in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, Wisconsin, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Tennessee, New Mexico, California, Nevada, Kentucky, North Carolina, West Virginia, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Wyoming, Alaska, New York, Texas, Alberta, British Columbia, and Manitoba. She has spoken and presented materials at multiple government agencies and Departments of Transportation. She has been a part of specifications and standards development for Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, North and South Dakota, and Manitoba. She has made it her goal to educate and inform the public and private sector markets regarding stormwater compliance. These principals, whether during or after construction is complete highlight proper installation techniques and potential pitfalls of improper field applications and appropriate design standards.

IECA is the foremost organization for those involved in or concerned about soil erosion control. Membership (in IECA) tells others you take erosion control seriously and you want to help make a difference.

Scott Velting, CPESC, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA