Manager, Surveying Department, Environmental Specialist
Scott Smith graduated from Rutgers University Cook College in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management, specializing in Forestry and Public Open Space Management.
His specific studies included soils, soils mapping, environmental geology, geology of New Jersey, silviculture and dendrology.
Mr. Smith is a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor and a Professional Planner in the State of New Jersey. He represents clients in this capacity at the municipal and county level for land development applications, zoning variances, subdivisions and planning issues.
Mr. Smith began his employment at Key Engineers, Inc. in 1982 as a Civil Designer and Environmental Specialist. He delineates freshwater wetlands and has secured numerous permits from both the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for wetlands related activities. Mr. Smith is also the lead representative of the firm in projects requiring New Jersey Pinelands Commission review.
Mr. Smith represents the firm in the preparation of Redevelopment Investigations and Redevelopment Plans under the New Jersey Local Redevelopment and Housing Laws. Plans have been prepared for several municipalities to aid in the redevelopment of aging and underutilized commercial districts in order to return those districts to a viable economic status.
Mr. Smith performs soils evaluations and has developed a highly respected reputation with county agencies and commercial clients for his work with residential and commercial septic sewage disposal failure investigations. Mr. Smith’s educational background and nearly 25 years of professional experience provides a broad base of knowledge with which he performs his work.
Mr. Smith is a member of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors, the Surveyors Association of West Jersey, and the American Congress of Surveying and Mapping. He is a past member of the Society of American Foresters.