Devon Morse Joins Hancock Associates as a Project Wetland Scientist

December 7, 2020

Hancock Associates, a leading provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, is pleased to announce that Devon Morse has joined the firm as a Project Wetland Scientist. Her responsibilities include delineating, identifying and monitoring wetlands and coastal resources and aiding in the filing process of projects. She is based out of Hancock’s Danvers office at 185 Centre Street and will also support Hancock’s Boston office of H.W. Moore at 121 East Berkeley Street as well as projects along the coast to the South Shore.

Devon has a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology with a minor in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College and will be completing additional coursework through the highly regarded Swamp School this winter. She is an ACOE Professional Wetland Delineator, Wildlife Emergency Services Certified and Wildlife Search and Rescue Certified. Devon is a member of the Society of Wetland Science and the PADI Dive Community.

Prior to joining Hancock, Devon was a Wetland Specialist, Regulatory Analyst and Marine Biologist/Educator. She is experienced in coastal species, native/non-native plant analysis, habitat and bird identification, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES), Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) and overall ecosystem management.

Devon lives in Quincy, Massachusetts.

“I love my job at Hancock. Everyone on the team has been so warm and welcoming and shares the same vision and passion as me. I look forward to growing and exceling in my professional career and helping Hancock on its path of continued success,” said Devon.

“Devon brings vast coastal expertise and knowledge of stormwater runoff, wastewater, wetland protection and mitigation to our Wetland Science department and will enhance our coastal permitting services. We’re excited to have her here and share her knowledge and love of marine biology and environmental science,” said President Wayne Jalbert.

Hancock Associates Announces Promotion of Jacob T. Lemieux to Project Manager

September 16, 2020 Jacob Lemieux

Hancock Associates, a leading provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, is pleased to announce that Jacob T. Lemieux has been promoted to Project Manager. Jacob joined Hancock Associates in 2015 as a Project Civil Engineer. He is based out of Hancock’s Marlborough office and serves clients in the MetroWest area.

Jacob is experienced in boundary and existing conditions surveys, soil evaluation, septic system design, grading and drainage design with drainage analysis and stormwater report, ANR plans, definitive subdivision plans, land court subdivisions, construction layout, construction monitoring, as-built site plans, GPS site control processing and environmental permitting.

Jacob has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and is a registered Engineer-In-Training (EIT) and Certified Soil Evaluator. He is also the moderator of Hancock’s Young Professionals Group. Jacob lives in Northbridge, Massachusetts.

“Jacob has shown great leadership throughout his growth at Hancock and has regularly jumped in successfully in project management roles. Having honed his skills in surveying, engineering and management, Jacob will ensure a high level of success for our clients’ projects,” said President Wayne Jalbert.

Jean Woodley Joins Hancock Associates as Accounts Receivable Manager

August 6, 2020 Jean Woodley

Hancock Associates, a leading provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, is pleased to announce that Jean Woodley has joined the firm as Accounts Receivable Manager. She is responsible for preparing monthly billing, contract management, project review, project reconciliation and coordination with Project Managers.

Jean has 20 years of experience in accounts receivables, the last 12 with a civil engineering firm in North Carolina. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Keene State College, a Certificate of Accountancy from Bentley University and a Master of Business Administration from Franklin Pierce University. She is currently studying to earn a Post Master’s Certificate in Accountancy from Bentley University. Jean lives in Wakefield, Massachusetts.

“We’re excited to have Jean join the Hancock team. Her previous experience makes her a perfect fit for our accounting department. We’re confident that she’ll play an important role in continuing Hancock’s growth,” said President Wayne Jalbert.

Hancock Associates Opens Central New Hampshire Office

July 1, 2020 Wayne Jalbert

Hancock Associates, a leading provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, is pleased to announce the opening of their new Central New Hampshire Office at 10 Ferry Street, Suite 406 in Concord, New Hampshire. Located just minutes from Route 93, the office will serve the Concord, Manchester, Lakes and Mountains, Upper Valley, Littleton and Conway areas. The Southern New Hampshire and Seacoast areas will continue to be serviced through Hancock’s Chelmsford office.

“By adding this new office, we’re able to provide exemplary land surveying and civil engineering services to land owners and developers in the Central New Hampshire region and help the local economy with great career opportunities. We’re excited for the future,” said President Wayne Jalbert.

A Statement About COVID-19 From President of Hancock Associates, Wayne Jalbert

April 17, 2020

Dear Trusted Clients and Colleagues,

Hancock Associates has been taking the COVID-19 crisis seriously since its earliest stages. We enhanced personal sanitation supplies and protocols, required social distancing, increased frequency and intensity of office cleaning and enacted frequent messaging as the crisis unfolded. We established work-from-home capabilities for our staff and increased safety protocols for our field crews, including methods for maintaining appropriate distancing while conducting outdoor field surveys.

Under the Order from Governor Baker, a large majority of Hancock’s work has been considered essential. Therefore, we are available to service most of our clients and projects. You and your businesses matter to us, so we are here to help.

Please note our phones are being manned 8 hours a day. Since much of our staff is working remotely, we ask for your patience as your calls are returned. If possible, please email us for additional responsiveness.

These are unprecedented times. We’re taking the necessary protocols seriously and encourage you to do the same. Let’s work together so we can all return to the new normal as soon as safely and realistically possible.

Stay Safe and Be Well.

Wayne Jalbert
Hancock Associates