Services

Our engineers have the technical expertise and diligence to keep your project moving forward including:

Special Inspection

On-Site Structural Inspection
  • Foundation Design Recommendation
  • Supplemental Earthwork Recommendations
  • Installation and Monitoring of Piezometers and Settlement Gauges
  • Slope Stability
  • Retaining Wall
  • Supervision of Reinforced Earth Construction
  • Cement Treated Base or Lime Treated Sub-base

Fabrication Shop (Source) Inspection

  • Concrete Batch Plant
  • Precast Fabrication Shop
  • Steel Fabrication Shop
  • Welding, Bolting, & Materials Identification

Field Testing

  • Asphalt Placement
  • Proofload/Pull Testing of Reinforcing Steel and Post-Installed Bolts
  • Torque Testing of Anchors
  • Ferro-Scanning

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)

  • Ultrasonic, Magnetic, Particle, Dye-Penetrant
  • Pachometer
  • Shmidt Hammer
  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

Mechanical/Electrical Inspection

  • Compliance with Product Listing
  • Verify Size and Type

QA/QC Testing Programs

Quality Control (QC)

  • Dedicated On-site Quality Control Manager (QCM)
  • QC Plan Development
  • Contractor QC

Mix Design Reviews

  • Asphalt Concrete
  • Portland Cement
  • Cement Treated Base
  • Concrete Trial Batches
  • Structural Masonry

On-Site Laboratory Testing Facility

  • Full Service Laboratory for Remote/ Large Projects (Soils, Flex Beam, Compression tests)
  • Dedicated On-site Laboratory Technician
  • Immediate Test Results and Reports

Non-Destructive Testing

NDT Testing

  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
  • Floor Flatness/Floor Levelness Testing (FF/FL)
  • X-ray and Isotope Radiography
  • Ultrasonic (UT) Inspection
  • Magnetic Particle (PT) Inspection
  • Liquid Penetrant Inspection
  • Visual Inspection
  • Pachometer
  • Coating Thickness
  • Rebound Hammer (Schmidt Hammer) Testing

Rebar Location

  • Determine depth and spacing
  • Scan on concrete walls, slabs, footings, beams and columns
  • Avoid reinforcement for anchor installation, electrical conduit, plumbing, and mechanical units
  • Confirms existence and placement of reinforcement

Geotechnical

Geotechnical Engineering

  • Foundation Design Recommendation
  • Supplemental Earthwork Recommendations
  • Installation and Monitoring of Piezometers and Settlement Gauges
  • Slope Stability
  • Retaining Wall
  • Supervision of Reinforced Earth Construction
  • Cement Treated Base or Lime Treated Sub-base

Construction Observation and Testing

  • Grading
  • Driven or Drilled Piles/Caissons
  • Shoring and Underpinning
  • Soil Nailing

Earthwork Testing

  • Standard Proctor & Modified Proctor
  • California Impact Compaction
  • Soil Cement – Moisture/Density
  • Resistance Value (R-Value)
  • California Bearing Ratio (CBR)
  • Sand Equivalent
  • Durability Index

Existing Building Survey

Special Testing Services

  • Full-scale structural load testing
  • Verification of reinforcing steel within concrete members (i.e. pachometer)
  • Crack and deflection monitoring
  • Foundation surveys
  • Anchorage and condition assessments of building facades and veneers
  • Testing of existing or newly installed anchorage.
  • Compressive strength and tensile testing of various materials
  • Physical and chemical testing of structural steel and reinforcing bars
  • In-place masonry shear testing
  • Concrete / masonry core sampling
  • Moisture emission testing of concrete floor slabs
  • F-Number measurement (Floor Flatness Testing) using the FACE Dipstick 2000 Floor Profiler.
  • Wood moisture testing
  • Rebound hammer (Schmidt Hammer) testing
  • Coefficient of Friction testing
  • Load testing of specialty fixtures / apparatus under field or laboratory conditions
  • Temperature monitoring of freshly mixed concrete by means of thermos couplers and data acquisition units

Investigative Services

  • Testing of existing or newly installed anchorage into concrete, masonry and other materials related to floor, wall, false ceiling and cladding connections (i.e., tension and shear tests)
  • Corrosion studies on reinforced concrete and structural steel structures
  • Deterioration studies of concrete exhibiting alkali-silica reaction, sulfate attack and other deleterious effects
  • Fire damage investigations
  • Glu-lam delamination / deterioration investigations
  • Moisture infiltration investigations of concrete slabs
  • Crack investigations of concrete members and structures
  • Material Investigations and condition surveys of existing structures