Soil Consultants, Inc. partners with our Clients and their project teams to engineer cost-effective and practical solutions for design and construction of foundations, slopes, retaining structures and other systems that are made of or are supported by soil, rock, or man-made materials. Our engineers have the experience to offer practical, timely solutions to design and construction issues.
Soil Consultants, Inc. provides quality assurance testing for owners and quality control testing for contractors to verify that construction materials and their placement meet project requirements. Our laboratory is AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory accredited. Our personnel hold the necessary technical certifications to assure Clients that monitoring and testing is being performed by qualified, experienced technicians.
Soil Consultants provides a wide range of nondestructive testing (NDT) services required by industry to evaluate material and equipment integrity without impairing their future usefulness. Our personnel are certified by the American Welding Society and American Society for Non Destructive Testing and are qualified as International Code Council Special Inspectors.
Soil Consultants, Inc.’s staff members are certified by professional licensure or by the International Code Council to perform special inspections as required by Chapter 17 of the International Building Code. Our staff members also are licensed by the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation (SCLLR) Building Codes Council to provide special inspections.
Soil Consultants, Inc. offers contract drilling services. We perform the investigation to our Client’s requirements and provide all field records and samples to our Client. Contract drilling may be performed using geotechnical or environmental sampling procedures and may be land- based or marine-based. Our equipment inventory includes truck-mounted, track-mounted, adverse terrain, and tripod drilling rigs.
Environmental issues present development challenges that can significantly affect costs and schedules. The Soil Consultants, Inc. professionals work with our Clients to evaluate potential risks for site development by performing Phase 1 and Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessments. When more detailed evaluations or remediation is required, we partner with specialty firms to provide environmental services to our Clients.
Since 1951, Soil Consultants, Inc. has been providing quality geotechnical engineering and related construction materials testing services to Clients throughout the Southeast. Our firm, located in Charleston, South Carolina, is a full-service geotechnical consulting firm. In addition to geotechnical engineering, we provide construction materials engineering and testing services, non-destructive testing services, special inspection services, contract geotechnical and environmental drilling, and environmental consulting services. Soil Consultants, Inc. has built a sterling reputation by providing quality services, providing timely responses, and adhering to budgets.