ESP has a strong geotechnical team. It comprises experienced Chartered Professional Engineers as team leaders as well as Graduate Geotechnical Engineers, Geotechnical Technicians and support staff.

Typical work includes: 

  • Site inspections, investigations and assessments 
  • Assessment of hillside slope stability 
  • Geotechnical mapping 
  • Rock fall risk assessment 
  • Design of rock fall protection structures and identification of practical rock fall remediation strategies 
  • Foundation design for residential and commercial buildings 
  • Foundation design for retaining walls 
  • Excavation inspections and certification
  • Seismic risk assessment 
  • Pavement design 
  • Groundwater monitoring including installation of stand pipes 
  • Infiltration testing for soak pit design and stormwater detention 
  • Foundation settlement investigation 
  • Hazard assessments to address Section 106 Resource Management Act 1991 
  • Controlled earthworks monitoring and certification 
  • Expert witness evidence for legal cases 

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