About us

Who We Are

PA-jer Company is a family owned and operated business built on strong family values and integrity. Our extensive knowledge of dealing with regulatory issues ensures absolute compliance for companies using our services. Our goal is to work with your organization to manage and resolve environmental concerns in a timely, practical, and cost effective manner.
We have fostered an excellent working relationship with governmental and regulatory authorities like OSHA, EPA, TCEQ, and DOT. We are affiliated with the National Safety Council; Environmental Assessment Association (EAA); Better Business Bureau (BBB); Georgetown, and TX Chamber of Commerce.

All field employees are 40 hour OSHA Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) certified. All management personnel have received an additional 8-hour OSHA supervisor certification. All employees receive an 8-hour annual certification. Employees are certified in both hazardous materials operations and emergency response. Employees receive confined space entry training, blood borne pathogen training, and SCBA (Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus) training. Safety programs are site-specific programs as well as SOP’s (Standard Operation Procedures).

PA-jer Company has no “lost time” incidences and no “reportable incidences” in the 22 year history of our companies existence including no fatalities. PA-jer Company has never had a transportation incident involving an accident, hazardous material spill/release, or a failure to deliver scheduled hazardous materials on time. All employees receive bi-annual United States Department of Transportation training for the handling, packaging, and shipping of hazardous materials and hazardous waste. PA-jer Company has never had a client receive a Notice of Violation (NOV) or fine from TCEQ or EPA for services rendered to a client which translates into no hassles for you.

Our Skills
TCEQ Waste Regulations- 90%
EPA Waste Regulations - 90%
Waste Disposal Options - 85%
OSHA - 40%
Our Team

Jerry W. Tidwell

From the days of being an Engineer for HL&P and in the oilfield doing down hole tool recovery during the 70's, to the boom of the 80's as a Director of an engineering firm, Jerry has seen the times change and different industries boom. In the early 90's Jerry decided to go back to school and learn Federal and Texas Environmental rules, and regulations. After completing his education and working in the industry for a couple of years he opened up PA-jer to assist Mom and Pop business. His first client was Texas Chemical Company.

Deann Tidwell

Deann has experience in the jelly manufacturing industry, Heavy Construction, Organic Farming, and also our own financial officer. She understands the strains of different industries while also understanding the similarity of industries. Her unique abilities and perception based upon experience has allowed us to have a sound person as our CFO during ups and downs in the economic markets.

Hugh K. Tidwell

Hugh was a Lt. with a fire department, served on deployment team during Hurricane Rita, and was also trained in swift water. He was the youngest person in the State of Texas to be certified in HAZWOPER, Asbestos remediation, blood bourne pathogens, etc. He has a vast knowledge of emergency operations and dealing with emergency service industry. This allows for him to uniquely suited to lead our Operations.


We have been using PA-jer Company for 18 years at Manitex, Inc. They have been courteous, professional and have proven cost effective as well as knowledgeable in all areas of Environmental Management.

I would recommend PA-jer Company for any Environmental need.

Doug Wright
Manitex Inc.

Testimonial Doug Wright

WOW over 20 years of Service.  A true group of professionals,  there has NEVER been an issue with the amount or quality of work provided by PA-jer Company.  Any time any place you need assistance in your environmental these are the folks to call.  By the way their prices are very good too.

Larry Pharris
Time Manufacturing Company

Testimonial Larry Pharris

Our Clients

We have the privilege of working with great people and exceptional clients!