Steve Reichow - NES, Inc. VP and EH&S Training Manager

Certified Environmental Auditor

Certified Dangerous Goods Professional

Certified Dangerous Goods Trainer

Certified Instructional Trainer


Environmental Studies Major, California State University, Sacramento

A.S., Environmental Technology, Cosumnes River College, 1996

Steve Reichow, CEA, CDGP, CDGT, CIT

Vice President

Steve Reichow has been an essential part of NES, Inc. (NES) since 2005. Mr. Reichow has extensive knowledge in characterizing, profiling, manifesting, managing, transporting, and treating hazardous waste. He has over 22 years of experience providing consulting and training services regarding hazardous waste management, treatment, transportation, and disposal on behalf of government and private industry clients and has engaged in hazardous waste management and transportation audits for clients throughout California.

Mr. Reichow is a Certified Environmental Auditor, Certified Dangerous Goods Professional, Certified Dangerous Goods Trainer, and Certified Instructional Trainer. Among his many achievements, Mr. Reichow has developed instructor-led and web-based training programs on behalf of various California utility companies to satisfy California Code of Regulations, Title 22 and Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49 training requirements for employees responsible for managing and transporting hazardous waste. He has contributed to the development of hazardous waste compliance manuals and procedures for large and small quantity generators concerning proper handling, transportation, and disposal procedures for self-generated hazardous waste.

Mr. Reichow has also assisted numerous large and small quantity generators throughout California with the identification, management, packaging, transportation, and disposal of their self-generated hazardous waste. He regularly performs environmental site assessments and prepares guidance documents for organizations looking to maintain compliance with the multitude of regulations to which California businesses are required to adhere. Further experience includes responsibility for identifying, classifying, profiling, and manifesting hazardous waste for various remediation projects.

Mr. Reichow developed his practical proficiency through hands-on experience working as an Environmental Lab Pack Chemist at a local treatment, storage, and disposal facility and while overseeing field operations for a firm specializing in hazardous waste management, transportation, remediation, and emergency response services. He has developed and provided training to satisfy OSHA, EPA, DOT, IMDG, and IATA training requirements for companies and government agencies throughout the United States. He has delivered training presentations at the California CUPA Training Conference, Clandestine Laboratory Investigators Association Conference, and California Nevada Section American Water Works Association Conference.