Adam D Mims

Adam D Mims


Masters of Environmental Management, May 2018
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Duke Environmental Leadership
Masters of Business Administration, August 2013
Charleston Southern University, North Charleston, SC
Emphasis in Leadership
Bachelors of Science in Biology, May 2005
Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC
Minor in Chemistry

Professional Experience

Environmental Specialist III, Santee Cooper (South Carolina Public Service Authority), Moncks Corner, SC
Marketing of Coal Combustion Products (CCPs) for Beneficial Use. Coordination of Logistics for CCPs. Environmental Compliance Reports for Class 3 Landfill Waste Characterizations. Contract Negotiations for CCPs. Discover Potential New Markets for CCP Beneficial Use. Assist in Pond Closure Plans and Pond & Landfill Operations. 12/2014 – Present
Engineering Associate, Santee Cooper (South Carolina Public Service Authority), Pineville, SC
Performance and Process Engineering in Coal Combustion. Performance Testing and Sampling – Coal, Ash, Gypsum, Air & Liquid Flows. Reports and Presentations – Coal, Ash, Gypsum Analysis. Troubleshoot Combustion Process, Gypsum Production, & Plant Support. Boiler Tuning for Environmental Compliance. 9/2011- 12/2014
Technical Associate, Santee Cooper (South Carolina Public Service Authority), Pineville, SC
Laboratory Testing (Water/Steam, Process/Gypsum, and Environmental Chemistry). Provide Monthly Reports to DHEC/EPA. Support Various Departments with Atmospheric Testing and Additional Sampling. 4/2008 – 9/2011
Analyst/Lab Technician, General Engineering Labs (The GEL Group)    West Ashley, SC
Extracted Various Organic Chemicals from Soil and Water Samples. Analyzed Extracted Diesel Ranged Organic Samples on Multiple GC-MS Instruments. Provided Reports to Multiple Clients on Analysis Results. 10/2005 – 4/2008    
Retail Sales Associate, Hard Rock Cafe, Myrtle Beach, SC
Operated Cash Register and Handled Floor Sales. Unloaded Truck Deliveries Weekly. Supported Dining Staff with Sales and Service. 5/2005 - 8/2005,  5/2004 - 8/2004    

Additional Information

Volunteer Services
Habitat for Humanity
Relay For Life – American Cancer Society
President of Felder Creek Phase II Home Owner’s Association
Member of the Water Environment Association of South Carolina (WEASC)
Member of ASTM Committee E50 and E50.03
Certified Environmental Professional in Training through the Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals (ABCEP)



energy efficiency
environmental compliance
waste reduction and management

Graduation Date

May 2018

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Academic Institution
Business / Industry
Federal Government
State / Local Government