Public Works Consultant, MTAS731.425.4785 | 605 Airways Blvd. Suite 109, Jackson, TN 38301
Jackson IPS Office Manager (former)
Secretary, Tennessee Chapter of the American Public Works Association
Secretary (ad-hoc), Tennessee Stormwater Association
Former Fleet Chair, Tennessee Chapter of the American Public Works Association
Former Education Co-Chair,Tennessee Chapter of the American Public Works Association
Former Branch President, West Tennessee Branch, Tennessee Chapter of the American Public Works Association
B.S., Civil Engineering, Tennessee Technological University
John Chlarson has over 30 years’ experience in a wide variety of engineering applications, having worked for government, industry, and private consulting. He established and ran a materials testing laboratory approved by the Corps of Engineers and the Department of Energy. He has also been the engineer in responsible charge for engineering offices for firms in both Tennessee and Kentucky. Mr. Chlarson was also a City Engineer, responsible, among other things, for a comprehensive Storm Water Management Program. He has had extensive experience in the design, review, and implementation of storm water control structures and measures.
John Chlarson was the lead in MTAS’s role as the prime contractor for the Tennessee Department of Environments and Conservation’s EPA Construction Stormwater Initiative Grant to develop selection criteria and training programs for stormwater Qualified Local Programs. John assisted Robert Haley, (former) Assistant Manager of the Permit Section of the Division of Water Pollution Control, in developing Tennessee’s first Phase II Permit and NOI, and the Annual Report. John also worked with Sidney J. Hemsley, J.D., in co-authoring a statewide Model Stormwater Ordinance and a statewide Model Stormwater Utility Ordinance for municipalities in the State of Tennessee. John has also assisted in the presentation of several previous Phase II classes across the State of Tennessee. He is actively involved in monitoring developments in the NPDES Phase II permit regulations, and is the lead contact on Phase II for the Municipal Technical Advisory Service.
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Steve has a Grade IV Water Treatment License, Grade IV Wastewater Treatment License and a Grade II Distribution License from the State of Tennessee. Prior to being employed at MTAS, Steve worked 17+ years for the Jackson Energy Autority in Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment and Natural Gas Supply Acquistion and Managment. He started working for MTAS September 1, 1998 and is based in West Tennessee but serves the entire state.
His Bachelor of Science is from the University of Memphis with a dual major. ()Vertebrate Zoology and Chemistry)