John Balobeck - NES, Inc. Managing Director, Bay Area

Qualified Industrial Storm Water Practitioner (QISP)

Qualified Storm Water Developer (QSD)

Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC)

Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality (CPSWQ)

Certified Inspector (and Instructor) for Sediment & Erosion Control (CISEC)

California Industrial General Permit Trainer of Record (ToR)

California Construction General Permit Trainer of Record (ToR)

CalTrans 24 Hour SWPPP Certification

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Construction Quality Management for Contractors Certificate

South Coast and San Joaquin Valley Air District Certifications (California)

Clean Water Act, Section 401 and 404 Certification Training

National Wetland Identification Certification


8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher (Current)

30 Hour OSHA Construction Safety


B.S., Environmental Resource Management, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1996

John Balobeck

Managing Director, Bay Area

Joining NES, Inc. (NES) in 2013, John Balobeck is responsible for principal oversight of environmental health and safety consulting projects and is a lead instructor for NPDES construction courses offered by NES. He continues to advance the NES philosophy of building and maintaining relationships through solid communication and an adept understanding of clients’ unique needs.

Mr. Balobeck is a nationally experienced program manager with a diverse education and an empirically informed background. He has more than 22 years’ exposure to multiple sections of the construction, municipal, and environmental industries, as well as extensive experience in both private and public sectors as a change agent manager. His sharp project managerial skills have been utilized in brownfield redevelopment, for creating and implementing new regulatory programs, and in overseeing the finances and personnel involved in projects small and large.

Mr. Balobeck has technical expertise in regional management of construction safety programs, demolition projects, environmental programs, compliance auditing, Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans, air quality, regulatory affairs, soil and groundwater remediation, and environmental permitting. He has managed remedial investigations, environmental assessments, water quality studies, NPDES permitting, and air quality compliance programs.

Mr. Balobeck’s experience includes five years with AMEC Environmental & Infrastructure as Senior Scientist and Project Manager (2008-2013), where he managed projects valued at more than $13 million, and three years with Lennar Homes as Regional Environmental Manager for California and Nevada (2005-2008).