Robert J. Chavez

President and CEO
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Robert has 30 years of experience in the environmental & construction industries, and provides comprehensive solutions to over 500 clients. Prior to his founding AES in 2000, he was the General Manager for Perma-Fix Environmental Services, where he was involved in supervision, budgeting, scheduling and project planning. Core initiatives included sampling, profiling and packaging of hazardous waste for shipment, site remediation design, execution and closeout, on-site treatment of RCRA characteristic and non-hazardous waste. He also managed and oversaw the Environmental Waste Management contract for the Department of Defense. Robert served as the General Manager for Anachem Laboratories, directing all operational initiatives including supervision, budgeting, scheduling and marketing, and he increased the client base from zero to 397 in a 5-year period. Robert led proposal development, contract negotiations, sampling, preparation of Chain of Custody forms, labeling, and QA/QC of samples. In 2005, Robert was named the New Mexico Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. First and foremost, he treats his employees as family and with the utmost of respect.

 

As CEO and President of Advanced Environmental Solutions, Robert blends his extensive skills in management, project design and implementation with a profound understanding of EPA, DOT and OSHA compliance. In doing so, he oversees all aspects of company operations, assuring regulatory compliance and outstanding customer service within a safe work environment. He is certified in 40-Hour OSHA HazWopper, OSHA 8-Hour Haz Wopper Supervisors Course, 8-Hour Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Hazardous Waste Personnel Training, DOT Subpart H Hazardous Materials Training, Advanced Waste Management & HazComm, Certified Adult CPR First Aid, OSHA, Advanced RCRA and many others. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Texas at Dallas.