About Us

Our Missions

Provide simple and cost effective solutions to complex problems

Preserve community using safe and environmentally compliant methods



Go Spectrum ensures you the best customer experience with flexibility, reliability, and personable service.



With substantial expertise and extensive experience, Go Spectrum provides you with the right and economical solutions to go through the maze.



Go Spectrum is proud to be a part of making a difference to the environment in the Pacific Northwest, a place where we call home.

Our History

Founded by Miguel Ortega, a licensed geologist with more than 35 years of experience in environmental assessment and remediation, GO Spectrum offers clients the advantages of using a small firm, such as low overhead, flexibility, and a steadfast focus on client needs without compromising technical skill and industry know-how.

Over the past ten years, GO Spectrum’s staff has completed more than 1,000 environmental investigations, hazardous material abatement projects, and construction management projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. 

GO Spectrum has served clients in the key industries that drive much of this region’s growth and development, including Federal, State, and local government, healthcare, education, commercial, and industrial.

With a solid background in remedial investigation and feasibility studies for all types of vacant and developed properties, our staff manages the entire process of different kinds of projects from initial analysis through mitigation, design, and implementation.

Meet Our Key Staff

Miguel Ortega, LG

Principal, Geologist

Miguel Ortega has more than 35 years of experience in groundwater geology, environmental due diligence, and project management in the field of environmental assessment and remediation. He has been with GO Spectrum NW (Spectrum) since 2015 and has managed more than a hundred Phase I and II ESAs, UST closure, and remediation projects.

Jim O’Malley

Senior Project Manager

Jim O’Malley offers more than 35 years of experience in all facets of public and private commercial contracting and construction management including environmental remediation of asbestos, lead paints and other regulated hazardous materials. He has managed hundreds of hazardous materials and public construction projects.

Heather Ortega

Chief Financial Officer

Heather Ortega has more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance. Heather is responsible for financial reporting, project expense tracking, and all aspects of the accounting process. She also serves as liaison with our banking partners, tax consultants, and other specialists in order to manage the operational financing for the company.

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– Liz Moyer

Environmental, Safety and Health Manager (Retired) of Texas Instruments

“Working with Go Spectrum was a real joy. They are thoughtful, observant, and work well to bring a group to consensus. They can look at the details and the big picture and strike just the right balance. Their analysis of an issue or a situation is right on target, and their creative solutions often saved the day. I would work with them again anytime!”

– Glenn Gioseffi

Vice President Capital Markets of Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation

“I have worked with Miguel Ortega for the past 9 years. He has conducted numerous Phase 1 and Phase 2 investigations, soil drilling and sampling, tank locations, and tank decommissioning for me. His work is always on time and budget, and we have never had a problem with any of his findings. I would highly recommend Mr. Ortega and his environmental staff.”


– Eric Maughan

Principal Vice President of NetCompliance Environmental Services, LLC

“I have worked on multiple hazardous material and construction projects with Jim O’Malley over the past 10+ years and have found his experience and professionalism has benefitted clients in numerous ways”