Mauricio Escobar is a Professional Geologist with over twenty-three years of experience designing, managing, and implementing environmental soil and groundwater investigations and remediation strategies for public and private clients. He has significant experience with land development projects and evaluation of site constraints, and alternatives for real estate transactions and redevelopment. Mr. Escobar’s experience extends to working on school sites under the oversight of the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), in-house consultant assisting with management of a $25MM yearly remediation portfolio for a Fortune 100 Company, and ongoing significant assignments representing clients in Working Group meetings as part of Superfund sites.
Mr. Escobar also has substantial experience evaluating and remediating industrial, commercial, and residential sites impacted with numerous contaminants in multiple media, including crude oil, fuels, volatile organic compounds, chromium VI, 1,4-dioxane, and PCBs. His extensive experience includes managing the implementation of remediation programs that utilize and consider multiple technologies, including soil vapor extraction, dual phase extraction, traditional pump and treat, in-well stripping, air sparging, chemical oxidation and reduction, thermal treatment, and natural attenuation. Mr. Escobar has experience managing large-scale remedial excavations involving the use of heavy earth moving equipment; significant field experience using numerous drilling, soil sampling, groundwater sampling, and soil vapor sampling techniques; expertise in design and field implementation of in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) in hard rock and porous media-flow aquifers; along with extensive experience strategizing, budgeting, negotiating, and coordinating field investigations for facility closures on behalf of public and private clientele.