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Geotechnical Engineering

For more than 30 years, APTIM has solved complex geotechnical challenges across industry sectors. Our comprehensive expertise and integrated services mitigate subsurface risks to optimize success.

When working on complex geotechnical projects, government and commercial customers grapple with balancing project costs and schedules with geotechnical recommendations for large constructions. Environmental sites pose uncertainties from variable subsurface conditions complicating remediation, and industrial facilities aim to implement rigorous geotechnical design despite manufacturing pressures. APTIM’s geotechnical engineering team work across sectors to protect your finances, safety, and reputation.

Geotechnical Engineering Capabilities Across Multiple Sectors

With more than 30 years of experience serving government, environmental, commercial, and industrial customers, APTIM provides comprehensive geotechnical engineering solutions to tackle difficult and complex subsurface challenges. We leverage fully integrated engineering services and unmatched expertise to execute specialized projects in diverse environments. This breadth and depth equip APTIM to meet critical geotechnical needs whether we are ensuring stable structural foundations, characterizing contamination for environmental remediation, or designing excavations and earthworks for mining and industrial applications.

Our Specialties

  • Anchors (Grouted and post-tensioned)
  • CERCLA landfill cap design
  • Cone penetrometer
  • Complex excavation and support design
  • Construction dewatering
  • Construction quality control
  • Deep foundation design
  • Deep soil mixing
  • Dilatometer testing
  • Dredging
  • Drilled caissons
  • Earthwork and backfill
  • Excavation support monitoring
  • Geotechnical earthquake engineering
  • Geological mapping
  • Geophysical surveys
  • Geotextiles/mse walls
  • Ground improvement techniques
  • Groundwater studies
  • In situ soil stabilization
  • In situ stress determination
  • Laboratory testing/soil properties
  • Pile analysis
  • Piles and pile driving
  • Pre-design site investigations
  • Rock blasting
  • Rock reinforcement
  • Scour studies/hydrology
  • Seepage analysis
  • Site drainage
  • Slope protection
  • Slope stability analysis
  • Slurry walls
  • Trenching/test pits

APTIM. In Pursuit of Better.

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