About Us

Benchmark Environmental Engineering provides comprehensive environmental inspection, consulting, and training services to homeowners, businesses, property owners, property managers, insurance companies and government agencies in California and throughout the United States. Our offices are based in San Jose, Los Angeles, and San Diego, California.

24 Hour Emergency Service Available

We also have industrial hygienists available for dispatch to cities across the United States. We can provide 24-hour emergency response to any environmental emergency.

Over 20 Years Experience

With over 20 years of experience in environmental testing, inspection and education and a national reputation for specializing in complex environmental cases, Benchmark Environmental Engineering is a leader in environmental consulting. We offer our clients a wide range of services, including environmental testing, indoor air quality managementmold, bacteria, lead, and asbestos testing. We also provide expert witness testimony and environmental continuing education courses.

Benchmark Environmental Engineering has also been instrumental in defining legislative language in the California State Legislature, through participation in government environmental task forces.



We perform all environmental inspections, testing, analysis and reporting in accordance with state and federal regulations, guidelines and standards. Benchmark Environmental Engineering’s staff of industrial hygeniests, environmental inspectors and engineers are certified and accredited by federal agencies and industry governing bodies. Our environmental continuing education professionals are California State Certified Teachers. Our staff qualifications include:

  • Certified Environmental Inspector (CEI)
  • Certified Asbestos Consultant (CAC)
  • Certified Site Surveillance Technician (SST)
  • Department of Homeland Security Certified Lead Inspector/Assessor
  • Department of Homeland Security Certified Lead Project Designer
  • Mold and Fungi industrial Hygienist
  • Industrial, Mechanical and Civil Engineering
  • Water Intrusion Specialist
  • Architectural Design
  • California-Licensed General Contractor

Special Designations

We are designated by the State of California Department of General Services as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE/DVBE).

Quality Control

General ContractorsBenchmark Environmental Engineering follows Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) assessment procedures and has developed a comprehensive Quality Control Program to ensure that our testing and analysis yield accurate results. Our Quality Control process involves the use of accredited laboratories, stringent sampling protocols, and an internal project management system that monitors the process from start to finish. Benchmark Environmental Engineering has developed a reputation for providing our clients with solid, expert analysis and recommendations.

Our Hygiene Inspectors

Our hygiene inspectors have decades of experience with various environmental backgrounds. Benchmark remains on the cutting edge of the environmental testing industry by monitoring regulatory agencies for the most current legislative changes. Our rigorous internal quality assurance program guarantees that only the highest professional standards are executed.

Our Clients

  • Property Management Companies
  • Maintenance Professionals
  • Insurance Companies
  • Federal, State and Municipal Government Agencies
  • Contractors & Building Industry Professionals
  • Residential & Commercial Property Owners
  • Recreational & Park Agencies
  • Financial Institutions
  • Attorneys
  • Government Agencies
  • School Districts
  • Historical Landmarks
  • Multi-family Housing
  • Military Facilities

Environmental Engineering & Consulting Services

Benchmark Environmental Engineering’s San Jose and San Diego-based staff specializes in the following environmental services throughout California and across the United States.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Asbestos Consulting

    • Surveys and Testing
    • Air Monitoring and Contractor Compliance
    • Project Design and Management
    • Operation and Maintenance Plans
    • Web based Asbestos Management Program
  • Lead Consulting

    • Surveys and Testing
    • Risk Assessments
    • Air Monitoring and Clearance
    • Projects Design and Management
    • X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
  • Mold & Fungi Consulting

    • Investigation and Sampling
    • Historical Data Review
    • Cause Analysis
    • Report Recommendations
  • Soil & Groundwater

    • Contamination Investigation
  • Bacterial Investigations

    • Investigation & Sampling
    • Historical Data Review
    • Cause Analysis
    • Report Recommendations
  • Litigation

    • Constructions Defects
    • Expert Witness Services
  • Indoor Air Quality

    • VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds)
    • Organic Compounds
    • Smoke Residue Investigations
    • Dust Mite Testing
    • Air Low Investigations
    • Working Air Quality

Environmental Training

Benchmark Environmental Engineering offers our commercial clients environmental training courses on asbestos, lead paint, mold and fungus, and hazardous communications. We also provide respiratory training and fit testing. Benchmark Environmental Engineering’s California State Certified Teachers hold classes for certification and recertification at your facility or a variety of convenient locations. Attending our continuous education classes can reduce potential liability, protect your employees, and provide a solid education on current environmental regulations. All of our courses follow state and federal training requirements and completion of our classes provides valid continuous education credits in many industries.

EPA Accredited RRP Training Provider

Lead Safe Certified FirmBenchmark Environmental is now an EPA Accredited RRP Training Provider. This allows us to provide RRP training and do our part to properly train and motivate contractors to perform lead-safe work practices, operate legally and prevent lead hazards. The EPA’s RRP rule requires renovation, repair and painting firms working in pre-1978 housing or child-occupied facilities to assign to each job a certified renovator who is trained in lead-safe work practices by an EPA or an authorized state-accredited training provider.

Our Mission

Our commitment is to provide a personal connection to our clients and employees with integrity while protecting human health and the environment.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be the preferred and most trusted resource for environmental solutions.

Our Values

  • We are always there for you.
  • We are always growing.
  • We are always hiring.
  • We are always educating.
  • We are always professional.