General Contractors

General Contractors

Benchmark Environmental Engineering provides testing solutions, environmental training, and expert witness services for general contractors throughout the State of California. Since 1994, we have partnered with general contractors and construction firms to provide excellent customer service to our mutual residential, commercial, and municipal clients.

Based in San Jose, we offer comprehensive mold, lead and asbestos testing, radon, bacteria, and indoor air quality assessments, and clandestine lab and fire residue investigations. If you require oversight and clearances on your construction projects, we offer affordable, in-depth solutions.

Education & Training For Construction Workers

Benchmark Environmental Engineering also offers Licensed California General Contractors respiratory fit testing and mold, lead and asbestos continuing education courses. Whether you have new employees that need environmental training or seasoned construction professionals that must be re-certified, Benchmark Environmental Engineering will provide you with all of the educational options you require. Our instructors are certified by the State of California and undergo rigorous continuing education to provide your construction team with the most up-to-date environmental information and hazardous materials handling techniques available. We offer general contractors and construction professionals the following types of environmental training:

  • Lead Paint – Renovation Repair and Painting, OSHA Compliance, Awareness, and Refresher
  • Asbestos Class III – Competent Level and Asbestos Class IV – Awareness Training
  • Mold and Fungus Awareness and Maintenance Training

Benefits of Working With Benchmark Environmental Engineering

Benchmark Environmental Engineering is part of your general contracting team. When working with your customers, we are representing you and working for you. We will provide your residential, commercial and municipal clients with the same excellent service that you give them, treating your customers with courteous and professional care.

Same Day Testing & Quick Turn Around

We intimately understand the need for efficiency and minimizing downtime. Because of this we offer same-day testing and quick turnaround times for analysis in San Jose and throughout California. Benchmark Environmental Engineering provides you with real-time online reporting, giving you and your clients easy access to a historical database of work performed on their properties.

Hazardous Materials Remediation Plans

In cases where abatement or remediation is necessary, Benchmark Environmental Engineering will put together a hazardous materials remediation plan. We will work with your chosen abatement contractor to ensure that the property you are working on is hazard-free.

Construction Project Of Any Size

We have worked on projects of all sizes, ranging from residential mold investigations to multi-year asbestos survey projects for municipal facilities. Some of our clients include the City of San Jose, the City of San Francisco, and NASA. General contractors and public and private agencies in California and across the United States call on Benchmark Environmental Engineering to assist with diagnosing and formulating work plans for rare, complex environmental issues.

Environmental Legal Support for General Contractors

We also provide expert witness testimony in cases involving environmental litigation. Benchmark Environmental Engineering provides accurate assessments that will support you in trial, arbitration or depositions. Our reputation amongst industry professionals and the legal community in California makes us a trusted source for legal support.

If you are a California general contracting firm or construction company, let our San Jose-based team of industrial hygienists and engineers assist you with your environmental testing, education and litigation needs.


Commercial Construction

When disaster strikes a commercial construction job, we know that minimizing costs and avoiding project delays is critical. That’s why it is important to establish a partnership with a recognized leader in damage recovery and construction services.

  • Emergency services
  • Structural drying
  • Humidity control
  • Efflorescence removal with dry ice blasting
  • Environmental services including mold remediation and asbestos and lead abatement

Residential Construction

Benchmark Environmental offers damage recovery services to home builders during the course of construction and after completion of a housing tract.


Customer Service is Key

Our reputation is built on superior customer service with every job we take. Here is an example of specific services provided to our home builder customers:

  • We designate a specific team of professionals for each residential client and job
  • Our work crews fill out daily acknowledgement forms when on-site at the property
  • We provide weekly tracking reports to the homebuilder representative with the status and progress of every job for the client
  • We provide the site supervisor with separate budgets for each project
  • All invoices are detailed and broken out by trade and room where each service was performed