Darren Johnson, Project Manager & Industrial Hygienist

Darren Johnson

Darren Johnson is an experienced and highly skilled Project Manager and Industrial Hygienist at Banner Environmental. Darren brings to the table a wide range of competencies, from asbestos and mold sampling to job estimation, sales, and project management. In his 4-year journey with Banner, Darren appreciates the varied nature of his work and the supportive environment the company provides. He acknowledges that each day is a new learning opportunity and values how the company’s ownership goes above and beyond for its employees.

Darren’s foray into Environmental Services came as an unexpected career turn. After a shoulder injury impeded his work managing a high-end restaurant, a friend introduced him to the field of asbestos and lead, setting him on his current career path. Darren faced his toughest challenge while working on a major project, where managing numerous daily air and bulk samples required the collective effort of four project monitors. His advice to newbies in the industry is to continue learning, not be afraid to ask questions, and to consider regulatory bodies as allies.

Away from Banner, Darren is a proud father of two bright, sporty children. His active participation in sports extends to his community, where he’s spent many years coaching basketball and baseball. He loves watching his children play sports and is a big fan of Disney, with most family vacations ending up at Disney World. His bucket list includes a vacation in Greece – a gentle nudge to his employers for his next bonus!

Let’s learn more about Darren.

What are your job responsibilities?

Asbestos and Mold sampling. Estimating jobs. Sales. Project management.

When did you start working at Banner Environmental Services?


What do you like about Banner Environmental and the Environmental Services Industry?

You get to see many different jobs. Every day it is something new. Working at Banner is great. Ownership goes above and beyond for their employees.

What is your toughest challenge at work?

Working on a big project, many challenges were present while working on the site. It took a crew of 4 Project monitors to manage the amount of air and bulk samples that needed to be collected daily.

What’s your best career advice?

Continue learning every day and do not be afraid to ask questions if you are not sure of the answer. Make sure to think of MADEP and MADLS as assets and use them whenever you can.

Who inspires you?

I had a bad shoulder injury while managing a high-end restaurant and could not perform the job anymore. A good friend of mine Ron Jacobs hired and trained me in the field of asbestos and lead.

What do most people not know about you?

I am very active in the sports community and have coached basketball and baseball for many years.

What do you like to do for fun?

Watch my kids participate in baseball and basketball. We are also a big Disney family so most vacations find us traveling to Disney world.

What’s on your bucket list?

I would love to vacation in Greece. Steph keep that in mind for the next bonus!!!

What accomplishment are you most proud of (inside or outside of Banner)?

My kids of course. Both are bright and very active in sports. Pretty much takes up all my time outside of Banner.

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