Who We Are

About

Chris Waldron, PE

Principal

waldronc@uspioneer.com

Chris Waldron is a professional environmental engineer with over twenty-seven years of successful environmental consulting and project management experience. Chris's achievements can be directly attributed to his commitment to hard work, his dedication to our customers and employees, his knowledge and desire to keep learning, and his energy and enthusiasm to lead teams. Chris’s commitment to providing unparalleled customer service is one of the things that drives him to find the best, most practicable solution(s) for our customers. He is an effective communicator and writer, and an exceptional negotiator. Chris has developed, negotiated, and implemented risk-based strategies at numerous Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA), CERCLA, and RCRA sites. He is a recognized expert in the MTCA rule and was asked by the Washington State Department of Ecology to write sections of the Sediment Cleanup User’s Manual that will accompany the revised Sediment Management Standards. He was also the primary author of the United States Navy’s Human Health Risk Assessment Guidance and Vapor Intrusion Guidance documents. Chris’s dedication, experience, and expertise add value to each and every one of his projects.

Core Values

We will work as a team to accomplish PIONEER’s mission and our personal and professional goals, provide the best customer experience, and maintain a positive and collaborative work environment. We will support one another, be positive role models, and show our appreciation.

Customer Experience

We will provide unparalleled customer experience by making our customers our number one priority, focusing on their needs, and performing our best work on each and every project.

Safety

We will ensure our employees’ and others’ safety through training and planning, and continually evaluating, and improving our safety procedures. We will focus on safety for all projects regardless of the size or scope of the work and prioritize safety over production and schedule.

Integrity

We will act with honesty and integrity in all that we do.  We will be respectful of our work, our co-workers, our customers, and the environment. We will do what is right even when no one is looking.

Community

We will support our community by investing, volunteering, and donating our time, talent, and treasure. We will mentor future scientists and computer engineers through paid internships.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

We will encourage and foster an entrepreneurial spirit by seeking opportunities for personal development, career advancement, and project responsibility. We will pursue training and continuing education to fulfill personal and professional goals. We will volunteer for project tasks that will excite and challenge us and expand our skill set.  We will work hard and be passionate about our work.

Innovation

We will lead with innovation. We will be innovative in our approach to solving environmental issues, in our use of advanced computer technologies to manage, analyze, and display data, and in our development of new and ingenious software applications.

Team Work

We will work as a team to accomplish PIONEER’s mission and our personal and professional goals, provide the best customer experience, and maintain a positive and collaborative work environment. We will support one another, be positive role models, and show our appreciation. 

World Class Products and Services

We will provide world class products and services every time. We will find cost-effective, streamlined, smart solutions for our customers’ projects and we will create innovative, user-friendly, and reliable software products..

Sustainability

We will incorporate sustainable practices for all project tasks. We will consider the social, environmental, and economic impacts of our actions and the actions of those who are working on our behalf.

Long-Term Vision

We will pursue our long-term vision by giving a 110% to every project and every task. We will provide world-class environmental consulting and software development services and the best customer experience on every project – every day.

Mission

We will provide world-class environmental consulting and software development services and the best customer experience on every project.

Vision

We will surround ourselves with people who are experts in their field and have an unwavering work ethic, who will embrace PIONEER’s entrepreneurial spirit and create their own opportunities, who will put safety first, and who will ensure our customers receive unsurpassed service.



Our Reputation

We are committed to providing exceptional customer service. Many of our customers are repeat customers who have awarded us additional work based on our past performance.