Scott Hodges, PE



1993           Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering – Mississippi State University



  • Registered Professional Engineer – MS
  • SCAT Team Coordinator Certification (NSCS)
  • Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA)
  • 40-hour OSHA Certification
  • EPA RCRA Training
  • Advanced NSR/PSD Training
  • EPA NPDES Workshops



5/2017 – Present
Project Manager, Environmental Compliance & Safety, Inc., Jackson, MS

Primarily responsible for air, wastewater, storm water, and RCRA site assessment technical support and project management for compliance and permitting services. Specific duties include preparing air construction and operating permit applications, emission inventories, wastewater applications, RCRA/uncontrolled sites management, compliance reporting and interface with regulatory agencies.


8/2006 – 4/2017
Branch Chief, Environmental Permits Division, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Jackson, MS

Managed staff in the Timber and Wood Products Branch of the Environmental Permits Division. Primary responsibilities were overseeing the multi-media permitting for timber and wood products facilities as well as providing technical assistance to industry and the public. Developed expertise in air construction (PSD and non-PSD) project evaluations and permit development; and Title V and SMOP project evaluations and permit development. Developed proficiency in NPDES and Pretreatment project evaluations and permit development; Construction and Baseline Storm Water permit coverages and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) evaluations; Wet Deck General Permit development and coverages; RCRA Post-Closure Care Permit development/ modification; RCRA Groundwater Remediation Plan assessment and Corrective Action Plan review.


7/1993 – 7/2006 
Environmental Engineer, Environmental Permits Division and Air Division, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Jackson, MS

Responsibilities included review of permit applications for and issuance of Air Construction, Title V, NPDES, Pre-treatment, and RCRA permits for facilities in the Energy and Transportation Branch, Implementation of Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAP) regulations in the Air Toxics Branch, and development of a computer library of permitting requirements in the enSite Support Branch.