Licenses & Certifications

HELIX and our experienced staff hold a number of licenses, registrations, and certifications including the following:

  • State of California Certified Small Business for the Purpose of Public Works (SB-PW)
  • Coalition of Southern California Public Agencies Small Business Enterprise (SBE) - recognized by The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, San Diego County Water Authority, Port of Long Beach, Los Angeles Unified School District, and Los Angeles Community College District
  • USFWS Section 10(a)(1)(A) Permit to conduct listed species surveys
  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Scientific Collecting Permits
  • State of California Contractor’s License No. 831496
    • A - General Engineering
    • C-27 - Landscape
  • Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner (CERP)
  • Pest Control Business Main (PCM) License
  • Qualified Applicator License (QAL)
  • Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC)
  • Licensed Landscape Architect (California and Nevada)
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist®
  • ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ)
  • Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP)
  • Qualified California Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM) Practitioner
  • Professional Wetland Scientist
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certified
  • Certified Environmental Planner (CEP)
  • Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Storm Water Inspector (CESSWI)
  • Certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP)
  • Air Resources Board-accredited Verification Body for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission Data Reports
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA)
  • Bureau of Land Management Statewide Cultural Resource Use Permit (California) - both Principal Investigator and Field Director
  • Federal Aviation Administration Remote Pilot License for Small Unmanned Aircraft
  • U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional (BD+C)