Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering

Metro Testing + Engineering’s Geotechnical Engineering team consists of professional engineers and geo-scientists and operates from offices in BC and Alberta. They provide geotechnical engineering services for a wide range of sectors including oil and gas, mining, civil infrastructure, hydro and buildings. Metro’s Geotechnical Engineering division was established in 2005 and has provided services to clients from municipalities, utilities, ministries, schools, contractors, developers and private owners.

Metro Testing + Engineering’s Geotechnical Engineering team has experience in planning and implementing field exploration, carrying out numerical modelling, analysis and design and providing practical and cost-efficient solutions tailored to project requirements.  

  • Geotechnical Investigation and Site Characterization
  • In-situ and Laboratory Testing
  • Soil and Rock Slope Stability Assessment and Remediation
  • Temporary and Permanent Excavation and Shoring Design
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Geotechnical Hazard Evaluations and Risk Analysis
  • Retaining Walls and Engineered Slopes Design
  • Dike/Embankment & Retention Pond Design
  • Excavation and Shoring Design
  • Bridge Foundation Design
  • Deep and Shallow Foundation Design
  • PDA Testing
  • Road Structure and Pavement Design
  • Instrumentation and Soil Improvement
  • Quality Assurance, Construction Field Inspections and Monitoring
  • Forensic Evaluations and Expert Witness

Related Projects

Pile, Shoring and Anchor Design

Rockface Stabilization

Geo Investigations for Pavement