Charles Jones Hired as Director of Ecological Services & Manager of Baton Rouge Office

Florham Park, NJ - Matrix New World Engineering, Inc. (Matrix), is pleased to announce that Charles Jones has joined Matrix as the Gulf Coast Region, Director of Ecological Services in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Charles will be responsible for providing leadership, technical support and business development to our Operations in the Gulf Coast. In addition, Charles will assume the management of the Baton Rouge office and is charged with moving that office forward. Charles brings new energy, entrepreneurial spirit and a lot of business relationships to that region.

Charles holds a B.S. in Wildlife Conservation from Louisiana Tech University and has over 20 years of experience in wetland delineation, Section 404/10 and Coastal Use permitting and mitigation bank establishment in the various locations within the Gulf Region. He has completed over 100 wetland delineations and permitting projects and been directly involved in the establishment of 14 wetland mitigation banks and 3 permittee-responsible mitigation sites.

Charles also has over 20 years of experience in inspecting property for impacts from hazardous materials and petroleum as well as in conducting Phase I Environmental Site Assessments by methods and procedures prescribed by the ASTM Standard. As a consulting Biologist, he was involved in all aspects of preparation for 14 sensitive-area maps used in Oil Spill Prevention and Response plans for coastal industries.

Mr. Jones comes to us, most-recently, from Conestoga-Rovers & Associates (now GHD) in Baton Rouge where he was the Supervisor for CRA’s Ecologists in the Southern United States. He currently resides in Greenwell Springs, LA with his wife, Ricki and sons, Tyler, Jacob, and Derick. We are excited to have Charles join our team and look forward to expanding our services, capabilities, and operations in the Gulf Coast Region. 

Formed in 1990, Matrix is a leading woman-owned full-service engineering and environmental services firm. Matrix is working on a wide range of infrastructure, building and environmental projects for public and private-sector clients throughout the United States. The Florham Park, NJ-based company has offices in the Northeast as well as Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, New Hampshire, Delaware, California, and Arizona.

For more information on this firm, contact Dennis Petrocelli at 800.747.MATRIX,

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