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Geotechnical Engineering

Our Geotechnical Engineering team provides a complete range of services throughout the lifecycle of your project, covering all aspects of geotechnical engineering from preliminary assessments, detailed design and construction services. With a versatile suite of services including soil and groundwater assessments, Vertex has a comprehensive understanding of soil and rock mechanics and provides Geotechnical Engineering expertise for those in the building, land development, infrastructure (including roads, bridges and highways), dam & levees, mining, oil & gas and pipeline industries.

Our Geotechnical Engineering team investigate subsurface conditions to be used in the evaluation of the stability of natural slopes and embankments or the design of structures, foundations and earthworks operations.

Vertex’s Geotechnical Engineering Services Include:

  • Geotechnical Site Investigation & Reconnaissance
  • Borrow Pit Assessment, Classification & Mapping
  • Embankment & Natural Slope Stability Analysis
  • Pit Slope Stability Analysis
  • Erosion Control Assessment
  • Excavation Stability Assessment & Dewatering
  • Design of Storage Ponds
  • Design of Storage Tank Pads
  • Design of Infrastructure Foundations
  • Design & Analysis of Retaining Walls (MSE Walls & Reinforced Earth Structures)
  • Geotechnical Instrumentation for Earth Structures
  • Pile Foundation Installation Monitoring, Inspection & Pile Load Testing
  • Foundation Bearing Capacity Assessment
  • Design & Analysis of Pavement Structures
  • Earthworks Construction Monitoring & Inspection
  • Material Testing & QA/QC Inspection (Soil & Concrete)
  • Tailings Management, Monitoring & Testing
  • Vibration & Noise Monitoring
  • Groundwater Assessment & Monitoring