Terry Rockwell has served the emergency response industry for 37 years. Over the years, he has built an impressive skillset that includes specialties in areas including railcar, cylinder, compressed gas and chlorine. As Vice President of Specialized Response Solutions (SRS), a US Ecology company, he provides hand-on leadership and management for all field-related services.
SRS offers international response services for highly hazardous and volatile events such as train derailments, well and pipeline emergencies, ship fires, over-the-road incidents, industrial fires, clandestine drug labs and WMD events and drills. SRS personnel are renowned for their expertise in managing large scale emergencies involving all classes of hazardous materials and dangerous goods.
Terry’s extensive operations and project management experience provides SRS with competent daily management of personnel and resources for all Special Operations field activities. His knowledge of personnel qualifications and the required equipment resources ensure that SRS responds with the expertise and equipment necessary for the safe resolution of hazardous incidents.
Aside from providing invaluable guidance and leadership for SRS, Terry personally responds to countless events including major hazardous materials incidents around the world. He is a highly trained responder and holds professional certifications and instructor licenses in many disciplines. His experience encompasses all aspects of the environmental response, firefighting, explosive material management, remediation, compressed gas transfer and commodity protection, including equipment fabrication for specialized response situations. His expertise has been requested by multiple universities including Texas A&M and LSU, where he serves as an instructor in the Special Tactics and Response training programs, as well as the Ontario Fire College, Mississippi Fire Academy and various other locations. He was a board member of Texas TRANSCAER from 2010-2016 and has served and continues to serve as Chair of the Emergency Preparedness Issue Team (EPIT). Additionally, he has been a member of the Chlorine institute for over 20 years. Within that time, he has served as chair of the annual CHLOPREP and other task groups.
Terry has been part of the emergency response industry for over three decades. He is highly valued and respected by teams throughout the organization and his expertise and knowledge make him a key member of the US Ecology family.
Minimize your operational impact with US Ecology’s Emergency Response services. Our professional crews are on standby, ready to deploy the right resources whenever and wherever you need it. We offer unequaled service and the convenience and reduced risk of one partner from start to finish. Contact Us to learn more about US Ecology’s Emergency Response services. For immediate assistance call us 24/7/365 at (800) 899-4672.