Vanessa CrandellCPG

Environmental Geologist

Vanessa is an environmental geologist with eight years of experience providing professional environmental and geological services. She understands the technical challenges of a diverse range of projects. Vanessa’s expertise includes soil, groundwater, soil gas, indoor air sampling and analysis; hazardous building material inventories; storm water planning and inspection; site assessment and remediation; and Phase I environmental site assessments. Vanessa supports contaminated site and geotechnical investigation work for a variety of Alaskan infrastructure projects.

Vanessa by a plane, working on her pilot's license
M.S. Geology, University of Texas of the Permian Basin
B.A. Geology, Humboldt State University
B.S. Oceanography, Humboldt State University
Certified Professional Geologist, Alaska
Certified Professional Geologist, AIPG
ADEC Qualified Environmental Professional
Alaska Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead
40-hour HAZWOPER
AHERA Building Inspector
EPA Lead-Based Paint Inspector
Confined Space Training
American Institute of Professional Geologists
Alaska Geological Society
Industry Experience
8 years
  • What are you most likely doing on the weekends?
    Backpacking, relaxing at home, household projects or driving somewhere for a weekend away.
  • If you weren’t doing your current job, what would be your dream job?
    Either a research geologist/volcanologist or a pilot.
  • What is a fun fact few people know about you?
    I’m currently working on my private pilot license.
  • If you could choose one superpower, what would it be?
    Flying or being able to swim to the depths of the ocean without air or equipment.
  • What are your favorite books?
    Nearly anything by Stephen King and the Harry Potter series.
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