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Professional, Experienced & Reliable

Why should you trust DTEC with stormwater compliance challenges on your project? We pride ourselves on client trust and look forward to earning yours.


  • Founded in 1995, we’ve seen all manner of projects and compliance challenges.
  • Extensive experience in Oil and Gas, Energy, Residential and Commercial sectors.
  • Our installers listen for your direction, but don’t need hand holding on your project.
  • Sister company Summit Services Group: We “get” the basics of good stormwater design
  • Great regulator relationships and reputation across the Front Range


  • From small partial day jobs to multi-year projects.
  • Encompassing end-to-end erosion and sediment control solutions.
  • Installation and Maintenance
  • Silt Fence, Wattle, Big Reds
  • Drill Seeding and Hydroseeding and Blankets
  • Concrete Washouts
  • Vehicle Tracking Control, Sweeping and more.


  • Insured: Our policies have been accepted by some of the most demanding clients in Colorado
  • Safety Program:  We administer internal safety audits and maintain a strong safety program
  • Drug and Alcohol Policy: Our policy exceeds DOT requirements
  • DOT Inspected Vehicles: And we do not allow employees to drive their own vehicles to the site
  • Internal quality audit of all team leaders
  • Certified: Ask about our CISEC and other certification

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Not Convinced?

Check out the projects and resources on this site. Better yet, try us out and see if our walk matches our talk.

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Executive Team

Rick Schmitt
General Manager

Rick Schmitt joined DTEC in 2000 as an installer. He was soon leading a team, and now serves as General Manager overseeing all day to day operations…
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Brad Bierling
Sales Manager

Brad Bierling has been a valued contributor at DTEC since 2002. For the last 10 years he was a project manager and he now serves as our Sales Manager. He has paid his dues in the industry, learning the secrets to quality BMP installation by living it day to…
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Jaime Hernandez
Project Manager

Jaime Hernandez began working for DTEC in 2005 and has survived both the highs and the lows of Colorado’s construction cycle. Jaime is another home-grown talent at DTEC…
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Down to Earth Compliance is committed to excellence in everything it does, and that begins with its team members. DTEC provides competitive pay rates and benefit packages.  It prides itself on quality and a culture of integrity, hard work, and caring.  DTEC is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a drug-free workplace.

Team Leader

The Team Leader is responsible for running a team of 2-5 members.

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Erosion Control Installer

Expect hard, physically demanding work OUTSIDE, in all conditions. 

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