Tim Cleary leads Field Exploration for S&ME having previously managed drilling and CPT operations in Raleigh and Charleston. He has over 25 years of experience in the drilling industry. Tim is a subject matter expert on geotechnical and environmental drilling practices and he is well versed in cone penetration and direct push technologies. His primary role is to provide leadership and direction for S&ME’s Field Exploration service line.
Tim has held positions elsewhere in the drilling industry leading geotechnical exploration programs for offshore oil and gas drilling worldwide in water depths of over 3000 meters, in the oil sands of Northern Alberta and mineral exploration in the Artic. His key focus has been on high quality sampling and testing, instrumentation installation, overwater investigations, managing project logistics and being a resource to identify the best means of solving problems in the field.
A graduate of the State University of New York College at Oswego with a bachelor’s degree in geology, Tim also completed his coursework for a master’s in civil engineering at North Carolina State University. Tim is active with the National Drillers Association and is a past member of the Board of Directors with the NDA.