Management and Key Personnel

Josh Appleton – Operations Manager -Corporate Director

Mr. Appleton holds an M.S. in Environmental Management from Samford University, Birmingham, AL, and a B.S. in Environmental Science from Stetson University in Deland, FL. Mr. Appleton specializes in environmental remediation and engineering, risk assessment and management, and fate and transport of hazardous chemicals. 

Prior years of experience include environmental compliance, project management, and diverse general contracting with recent projects in site remediation, demolition/salvage and disaster recovery/debris management.  Mr. Appleton has managed numerous LUST, Superfund, and Brownfields projects throughout the country.  Previously, Mr. Appleton worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Environmental Management and Natural Resource Management. 

Peter Klus – Operations Manager – Corporate Director

Mr. Klus has years of experience as a field superintendent managing environmental remediation projects, large-scale demolition operations, and general contracting/construction sites.  He has personally managed in excess of a million tons of contaminated soil removal/cleanup as well as tank removal operations, site investigations, and emergency cleanups.  Prior to environmental and demolition work, Mr. Klus worked as foreman of a site preparation and excavating company operating throughout the Midwest.

Field Crews

Earth Services employs a highly experienced field crew, every member being 40 Hour OSHA Hazwopper certified.  Earth Services Site Supervisors and Operators have managed the removal of literally thousands of USTs and ASTs.  Laborers, drill operators, truck drivers, and heavy equipment operators with years of experience in site investigation, demolition, excavation, soil remediation, and emergency response are employed and on call for services throughout the country.