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Manager Developer

Visalia, CA
September 18, 2018

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Corporate EHS Policy


Environmental Compliance


Program/Project Management

Due Diligence Property


Emergency Spill Response

Waste Management

Construction Oversight

Professional Technical Staff

Mentorship and Development

Regulatory Compliance and


Site Assessment, Engineering,

Remediation, and Closure

Water Quality Analysis and

Hydrogeologic Evaluations



26 years




Arizona, California, Colorado,

Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico,

New York, Oklahoma, Oregon,

Texas, Utah, Virginia, and



Graduate Studies: Environmental

Geochemistry / Subsurface

Microbiology / Bioremediation /

Unsaturated Zone Transport

Hydrology, 1995-1997, University

of Colorado at Denver

B.S. in Hydrology/Water Quality,

Chemistry Minor, 1995,

Metropolitan State University

Robert Fishburn, P.G.

HSE Manager/Hydrogeologist/Hydrologist/Water

Quality Specialist/Senior Environmental Manager


Mr. Fishburn has 18 years of professional experience developing corporate EHS policy and procedures with regard to professional corporate office settings as well as numerous industrial production facilities in 8 states. Mr. Fishburn has experience in personnel management and training including staff career development and mentoring of technical professionals. Mr. Fishburn has managed up to 13 direct report personnel at a time and has managed numerous subcontractors related to various projects in several states simultaneously. Mr. Fishburn has 23 years of professional project and program management experience in environmental regulatory compliance reporting, emergency spill response, site assessment and remediation, contaminant fate and transport modeling, property transfer due diligence, regulatory permitting and negotiations, waste management, and construction oversight.

Mr. Fishburn is a well experienced technical scientist who has performed detailed analysis of contaminate source identification, fate and transport modeling, water quality assessment and analysis, technical and economic feasibility studies, remedial system design and installation, closure compliance negotiations, and has achieved regulatory closure at hundreds of sites in 9 states. Additionally, he has managed over 670 corrective action projects in 13 states.


2018 to Present: Republic Services, Area Environmental Manager, Richmond, California

• Regional Area Manager of 8 Environmental Managers, 4 Environmental Specialists, and 3 Environmental Technicians;

• Implementation of HSE program and policies;

• Responsible for 7 active landfills and 5 closed landfills;

• Technical lead on several largescale construction projects;

• Responsible for largescale remedial projects; and

• Employee professional mentorship and development. 2016 to Present: Locus Technologies, Director of Environmental Services, Mountain View/San Jose, California

• Technical director of complex engineering projects;

• Developing internal EHS policies and procedures;

• Lead program management of numerous environmental projects;

• Lead program manager of EPA Superfund Project in South Bay-Area;

• Greenhouse gas reporting and verification;

• Manager of budgetary allocations and corporate profitability;

• Water quality and hydrogeological technical expert; and

• Employee professional mentorship and development. 2010 to 2016: LT Environmental, Inc. Senior Hydrogeologist/West Slope Manager of Offices in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming

• Developing internal EHS policies and procedures;

• Business development in environmental areas with energy, power, and utility companies;



Professional Geologist, P.G.

(668) - Alaska

Certified Professional Geologist,

C.P.G. (11439) - AIPG

State of Colorado - Listed

Environmental Consultant –

Individual Listing No. 5606



State of Colorado Risk-Based

Corrective Action (RBCA) Course

SafeLand USA Training and First


In-house Safety Training:

Encana, Antero, BBC, Energy

Transfer, Caerus, Newfield,

Williams, Shell, Valero, Total

Petroleum, Kinder Morgan,

ConocoPhillips, Vanguard, Ursa

and Noble


Confined Space Certified

MSHA - New Miner



Member, American Association

of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

American Institute of Professional

Geologist (AIPG)

National Ground Water

Association (NGWA)

• Client and program management;

• Developer and technical lead for large project proposals;

• Technical director of complex engineering projects;

• Water quality and hydrogeological technical expert; and

• Employee professional mentorship and development. 2007 to 2010: Eureka HP Consulting Group, Principal Environmental Manager and Safety Consultant - Amarillo, TX

• Construction project management – health and safety oversight of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) installation of fueling systems (Washington DC and Long Island, NY);

• Performing hydrogeologic studies and analysis of the Ogallala Aquifer on large corporate farming units in North Texas;

• Surface title ownership determination and lease negotiations;

• Third party property owner damage mitigation negotiator; and

• Right-of-way acquisition for various pipeline and utility providers. 1995 to 2007: Valero Energy Corporation - Denver, Colorado and Hanford, California

Marketing Environmental Manager; January 2006 to June 2007, Responsible for:

• Managing large facility remedial projects in multiple states;

• Technical expert witness regarding legal matters;

• Managing 22 contracting and consulting firms;

• Responsible for updating and implementation of corporate health and safety plan and policies;

• Responsible for investigating root cause analysis of actions and internal reactionary reporting regarding incidents;

• Waste water discharge and underground injection permits;

• Due-diligence, contract negotiations and legal matters;

• Managing internal staff of professional and support staff; and

• Managing financial reserves of over 20 million dollars.

Lead & Sr. Project Manager; May 2000 to January 2006 Responsible for:

• Managing over 100 environmental corrective action projects in California, Arizona, and New Mexico;

• Liaison for Valero LP assets at Benicia and Pittsburg Refineries in California: Title V Air permitting oversight;

• Development and management of all environmental, health and safety, and training policies at multiple industrial facilities;

• Emergency Response Manager;

• Permitting waste water discharge through NPDES, sanitary, and underground injection permits;

• RCRA - Waste documentation, storage, permit evaluation, profile, transport, and annual reporting;

• Implementing and managing SPCC and SWPPP; and

• Managing all budgets, personnel, and outside consultants

Geologist & Field Lead; October 1995 to May 2000, Responsible for:

• Managing emergency spill response program;

• Managing all budgets, personnel, and outside consultants;

• Field data collection and report preparation for site assessments, permitting, excavations, fuel system upgrades, remediation system installation; and

• RBCA aquifer characterization, contaminant flow modeling.

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