OMI

OMI is a division of CH2M HILL Engineering. OMI is one of the largest contract operating firms in the United States and is entirely US/Employee owned. OMI operates the Norwalk facilities as part of a long term 20 year contract that started in 2000. While the WPCA continues to own all of the facilities and sets its own rates, OMI is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facilities, all of the staff and operating costs for the treatment plant, pumping stations and collection system.

Principal Project Staff


JohnJohn Ahern (Project Manager)
 – Mr. Ahern is a former NYC DEP employee with 30 years of experience in the wastewater field. He is the  former Superintendent of the 80 MGD Tallman Island WWTP  and later promoted from Assistant Superintendent to Superintendent of the 275 MGD Ward’s Island WWTP in NYC. John has a NYS grade 4A certificate and is in the process of obtaining a Connecticut  Class IV Wastewater Operator’s  License.

Phone: 203-854-5517
Email: John.Ahern@ch2m.com

 

                                                             

         

                                                                        

                                             

Paola

   Paola Molloy- (Assistant Project Manager) Ms. Molloy holds a BS in Environmental Engineering from Antioquia University in Medellin, Columbia and a MS in Environmental Engineering from the University of New Haven in West Haven, CT. She is a CT Engineer-in-Training and has 4 years of experience in the engineering field. Prior to her position with OMI, she worked for the City of Norwalk with the DPW and for an environmental engineering company in Hamden, CT.

Phone: 203-854-5517
Email: Paola.Molloy@ch2m.com

 

 

Dale Dale Schmude (Maintenance Manager)– Mr. Schmude holds a BS from Excelsior College in Albany, NY. Prior to his position with OMI, Dale worked for the Northeast Utilities where he was a supervisor of the dispatch center. He retired from the US Navy after serving 20 years on submarines where he gained extensive background in managing the maintenance and repair of operational systems.

Phone: 203-854-5517
Email: Dale.Schmude@ch2m.com