Charlie Parrish, P.E., is an environmental engineering specialist.
Since joining IES in July 1998, he has assisted NC manufacturers in environmental areas including ISO 14001 assistance, air quality permitting, environmental compliance auditing (multi-media), emissions testing, TSCA compliance, water quality assessments, industrial waste minimization assessments, energy surveys, and health and safety assessments and training. Charlie is an ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and a Plexus Trainer/Coach, and has assisted more than 30 companies in developing their Environmental Management System to qualify for ISO 14001 certification. Charlie has also taught ISO 14001 Internal Auditing. Charlie has also taught Environmental Compliance Auditing, Introduction to Environmental Regulations, NC Environmental Permits, Introduction to Air Quality, P.E. Exam Review for Air Quality, Stack Testing 101, and others.
Prior to joining IES, Charlie worked for SAIC where his responsibilities included air permitting, air emissions inventories, mobile source emissions modeling, and developing regulatory guidance documents and software tools. Charlie also managed a variety of industrial air quality projects at Radian International LLC (1989-1997) and EAL Corp (1980-1984). Between 1984 and 1987, he served as Intern Environmental Engineer at Chesapeake Corp (pulp and paper) and as a Water Quality Technician working in marine and estuarine environments. Much of Charlie's experience has been focused on field and laboratory measurements for air quality, industrial hygiene, water quality, and other environmental disciplines.
Charlie has a B.S. in biology from San Diego State University and an M.S. in environmental engineering from Virginia Tech University. Charlie received his P.E. license in environmental engineering in 1994.