top of page

Echols Hylton, MS, CSP

Project Manager/Field Services

  • LinkedIn


Echols began his professional career as an environmental consultant. His expertise and experiences were augmented by his education in geology, geoscience, and safety management. He has worked in various industries, including construction, oil and gas, healthcare, education, and general industry, which has broadened his field experience.


Due to his extensive construction background, Echols was selected as the ideal candidate to coordinate projects and develop into Benchmark's subject matter expert (SME) for fall protection and scaffolding. He has supported clients in diverse industries on construction sites, focusing on enhancing worker safety through effective oversight.


In addition to his responsibilities in safety and environmental initiatives, Echols serves as an industrial hygienist. He regularly conducts area and personal sampling to assess chemical and noise exposures, and conducts indoor air quality studies Echols also, coordinates asbestos projects and is a licensed Management Planner and Inspector in West Virginia. With his diverse skill set and wide-ranging knowledge, Echols is a valuable resource for clients across different industries.


  • MS West Virginia University, 2015

  • BA Concord University, 2002

Certifications / Licensure

  • Board of Certified Safety Professionals/Certified Safety Professional

  • Licensed Asbestos Inspector, State of West Virginia

  • Licensed Asbestos Management Planner, State of West Virginia

  • OSHA 510, 511, 7500, 7845 courses

  • 38 Hour Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Course

  • 16 Hour Problem & Atypical Wetland Delineation - Piedmont Course

Work Experience

  • 2017 to Present – EHS Specialist/Construction Safety Coordinator – Benchmark Safety, Health, & Environmental Services, LLC

  • 2002 to 2017 – Environmental and Safety Specialist - MSES Consultants, Inc

bottom of page